SCC team gears up to face fierce opposition in most high-profile tournament to date

There is a mix of excitement, eagerness and positive-nervousness among the players of Singapore Cricket Club (SCC) for the upcoming SCC T20.

The Padang Cricket Ground will host the SCC T20.
The Padang Cricket Ground will host the SCC T20. Photo: Connected to India

With ICC approval for the tournament, the standards are set to be higher than ever and the SCC team has been hitting the nets regularly to raise their game.

The club and the players are also looking forward to their two marquee players, legendary Muttiah Muralitharan, rated as the greatest Test match bowler ever by Wisden Cricketers' Almanack and Australian opening batsman Ed Cowan. The two international stars will be joining the host team for the three-day tournament to be played on August 11-13. Muralitharan, rated as the greatest Test match bowler ever by Wisden Cricketers' Almanack and Australian opening batsman Ed Cowan. The two international stars will be joining the host team for the three-day tournament to be played on August 11-13.

SCC captain Riaz Altaff Hussein said, “This tournament is one of the major events in the region. Being part of it will be a great showcase for the boys to show how much they’ve been training and to compete with all these players from other countries.”

Watch interviews of Riaz and his teammates Arit Dutta, Nick Dorney, Abhiraj Singh, and Parag Dahiwal below.

Part I - Riaz Altaff Hussien, Captain, SCC Cricket team

Part II - Abhiraj Singh, Member, SCC Cricket team 

Part III - Nick Dorney, Member, SCC Cricket team

Part IV - Arit Dutta and Parag Dahiwal, Members, SCC Cricket team

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