Cricket

This is probably one of the very few clubs in the country with a smooth concrete wicket nets and synthetic turf matting, complemented by lighting and a bowling machine. The club has an excellent team comprising young players and former state and universities cricketers. Several prominent Indian and foreign cricketers like Ravi Shastri, K Srikkanth, Zaheer Khan, Robin Singh, TA Sekar, L Sivaramakrishnan, Ian Chappell, Dennis Lillee and David Hookes have been visitors to the nets.

The highlight of the sport here is the annual inter-club tournament for the Singaram Trophy, initiated by and named after the club’s former President. Spread over five weekends, it attracts the best talent among leading clubs in the city. The club team also travels abroad every year to play matches and also hosts reciprocal friendlies for visiting teams.