December 10 2014

December 10, 2014


The 3rd season of the Bali Indoor Cricket League began on Sunday, 30th November, and as usual, in sync with the beginning of the rainy season.

This season sees the league growing to 8 teams with 2 Denpasar High School teams (SMA5 & SMK2) joining the returning teams including the Defending Champions – The Geckos, Denpasar CC, Bali United CC, BSF Cricket Academy, Flying Cooks and the guys from Canggu & Inaugural Champions, now known as the Bali Lost Boys.

Each round (played fortnightly) will see 4 games played from 11am to 5pm with each team playing each other once before the Semi-Finals and the Grand Final on the 22nd March.

And a first for Indonesia, will see the beginning of the Putri (Girls) Bali Indoor Cricket League on the 7th December. Played on the alternate week from the men’s league, the new league offers a great introduction to the game for girls and allows the current girl players to enhance their skills during the rainy season.

4 teams are currently entered in the Putri League: Denpasar, Red Ants, BSF & Badung with games to be played from Midday to 2pm.

SMK2 149 def. SMA5 42 – First games in the Indoor format for these 2 high schools, however, the SMK2 team had some boys with some more experience playing for them. Just the beginning for them and watch their development grow rapidly for the experience.


FLYING COOKS 107 def. BALI UNITED CC 85 – The partnership of brothers, Wayan Sam & Danny with 41 runs and some sharp fielding by the older fellas saw the Flying Cooks in control the whole match over their younger rivals while taking the club’s second win ever! (NOTE: Flying Cooks first win , ironically, came in the opening round of last season, but failed to notch another win after that.)

GECKOS 102 def. BSF CRICKET ACADEMY 92 – The defending champs looked in control the whole match with a strong opening partnership from Captain Anthony & Hinchy (39 runs) and then Rod & Rocco followed up with 37 runs. BSFCA started slowly and a costly error by Wisnu who was run out after a hitting a six, meant the 12 run turnaround on that wicket was the difference. (NOTE: Rod soldiered on after coming off for worse with an altercation with the Futsal goals.)

Upcoming Rounds for the Mens League: 14 Dec/11 Jan/25
Next Rounds for the Putri League: 07 Dec/21 Dec/18 Jan
Anyone interested in playing or just watching (cold beers available) – please email or SMS 0819 3628 4877


Congratulations to Faiz & Kurt Lovell of Bali Rugby,who won the 2014 SPIRIT OF INDONESIAN RUGBY AWARD at the 2014 Indonesian Rugby Awards held recently in Jakarta. Kurt, tournament director of this year’s Bali Rugby Fest has been the solid backbone of Bali Rugby since 2007 as other directors and players have come and gone. Now joined by his wife Faiz, they are the driving force of Bali Rugby these days.


Bali Sports Foundation and Mario Bari proudly announce the dates for the 10th anniversary 2015 HOTAIR! Yes after 10 years of success, Bali’s only kitesurfing competition is still going strong and will be held on Friday 24 July to Sunday 26 of July in front of Prana (ex Sanur Beach) Hotel, Sanur. Founded way back in 2006 when Bali was still in recovery mode by Rodney Holt together with Mario Bari, HOTAIR! has developed from only local competitors to have an exciting mix of international & national kiteboarders, encompasses various sports which use a kite for power and a board for support, it is both exciting and graceful and competitors will need to use strength, agility and intelligence. The event is open to all ages and free for spectators over the three days. Events include Marathon, Freestyle, Hangtime, Wave, Speed and Jump for the Chilli (Cash). For more information contact

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