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AIRE VIVRE – Sports Day

Qui Vive Ladybirds, the women’s wing Qui Vive Cricket Club, has been actively involved in conducting sports activities such as BollyZumba (i.e. Zumba with Bollywood music), Yoga & Walkathon events in recent years. On 20-May-2017 the first edition of outdoor games has been initiated. The event aptly called AIRE VIVRE or fresh air took place on Qui Vive Cricket Club grounds with enthusiastic participation. Team games such as Seven Stones (Pithoo or Lagori), Kho-Kho, Throwball...
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Qui Vive ZAMI beat VCC by 102 runs in season opener

On 13th of May, a gloomy day QuiVive Zami were all ready to face their first challenge of the season against VCC in an home game. Our captain for the day Sudhanshu won the toss and elected to BAT first. QV were unlucky to lose their debutant opener Vivek to a run out. But then Pavan and Abhishek came together to stitch up a good partnership and took the attack to VCC bowlers to ensure...
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QV 5 – Start With A WIN!

On 7th of May, a pleasant day to kick start the 2017 season, QuiVive 5 were all ready to face their first challenge – Almere Alligators in an away game. With its new captain Amey winning the toss and electing to bowl first, HP and Bhushan started to torment the opposition batsmen right from the word go. Bhushan made early inroads dismissing both their openers in quick succession. With their openers back in the pavilion...
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Visit of H.E. Mr. J. S. Mukul, Indian Ambassador to The Netherlands

​Qui Vive Cricket Club in collaboration with Siri Advisory, invited the Ambassador of India to the Netherlands, His Excellency Mr. J S Mukul to watch a match between QCC and Concordia at Sportpark de Eendracht on Saturday, the 22nd April, 2016. During his visit, the club along with its Board members, Nitin R Potdar (Chairman), Wim van Bunningen (Vice Chairman), Rod Lyall (Co Secretary), Ashish Sharma (Co Secretary) and Dirk Coster (Match Secretary), and collaborators...
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QCC Family Day – Youth & Seniors – 8th April @13:30

Qui Vive CC is organising a Family Day on Saturday, 8 April, between 13:30 and 17:00. This is one of the most important events of the year, and its main purpose is to attract new youth and senior members to Qui Vive. It is also an opportunity for new members who have already joined the club to come along and make our acquaintance. The day will include demonstrations of how the game is played, and...
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Presentation by Floris Evers

On Monday 27th March QuiVive had a great presentation by Floris Evers, former Dutch Hockey Captain on managing your personal performance and applying this to your business life. We learned that if you want to flourish as person and team, you need to balance  your private and business lives, in Meaning, Engagement, Relations, Positive Emotions, Accomplishment and to a lesser extent vitality. What struck a cord was being in the flow where everything seems to gel...
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Sports Leadership & Business Presentation – Mr. Floris Evers

Once again QVCC has had a successful year on and off the field including winning 3 Awards @KNCB Cricket Gala including Dutch Cricket Club of the Year 2016 & Community involvement in Youth CubZ and Social Recreational LastManStands.com. Every year we host network events in the hope of expanding our sponsors and business partners associated with the CC Qui Vive Business Community. This year we have invited an inspirational Sport Leadership & Business Performance Speaker,...
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In memoriam: Cor van de Belt

Ons bereikte het treurige nieuws dat Cor van de Belt op slechts 57 jarige leeftijd is overleden. Cor kwam na het opheffen van de club LBW uit Amersfoort in 1991 bij Qui Vive en heeft de 21 seizoenen tot 2011 in diverse elftallen gespeeld. In totaal was hij actief in 140 innings, waarin hij 38 keer not out bleef. Hij scoorde 759 runs, hoogste score 60, gem 7.40, maar was met name een geducht tegenstander als bowler....
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Cricket Club Qui Vive wins awards @KNCB Gala

During the annual Gala of the Royal Dutch Cricket Association (KNCB), Qui Vive Cricket Club was declared “Club of the year 2016” for the second time in 3 years! This prize is one of the 3 that Qui Vive won. During the presentation the club was praised for its various initiatives which included hosting of the Last Man Stands & IDCL cricket competition, establishment of the CubZ youth program and the pitch improvement project at Sportpark...
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Qui Vive Zomi – A Journey to Cherish

  Every team has Champions in their lineup but it is always the Champion team who can defeat the team of Champions. It all started with a team of 15 players and the people from different age groups .Some new players and some experienced. People from different parts of the world and different skill sets. The Team was lead by Mayank (Captain), Bhargav (Vice-Captain)and this was new to us too.At the beginning of the season,...
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LMS Amsterdam Open – 27/28th Aug 2016

LMS AmsterdamOpen – 2 days of cricket on 3 fields with touring teams:  on the way to qualify for LMS World Champs in Cape Town Dec 2017 LMS World Champs at Lords 2013: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nTYEhW9phyY World Champs Barbados 2015: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aI5p8Tv3qu8&list=PLnly1HYhytZwG3tskw8SMtZTQOK_vU_fs Last Man Stands 8-a-side T2 cricket heeft genoten van een geweldig eerste jaar in Amsterdam, met 7 teams en meer dan 140 spelers tijdens de zomer. Last Man Stands (LMS) geeft mensen een kans om zich weer...
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The Qui Vive CubZ have arrived!

Qui Vive’s Under-9s ended their campaign in the KNCB youth competition with a win over VRA 2 on Saturday, with excellent performances from Cub of the Week Isaac Nicoll and Cub of the Season Alan Edwin. But everyone contributed, especially in the fielding, which was the best we’ve seen so far. The Under-10s lost to VRA, but there were good efforts from Cub of the Week Om Mukherjee, Nidhi Patil, Sharvari Kote and Cub of...
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Journey of Qui Vive ZOMI so far….

What makes a team great? Great players, Great Captain, Great facilities, or the fact that it’s called team for a reason.The same is what we experienced with our ZOMI team. Match after match after match, the team have proven that with team work and commitment, you can achieve great results, but most importantly enjoy the game to the fullest. Despite of around half of the team new, the team gels perfectly and plays with the...
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TCS NL Tournament

On a typical Amsterdam Summer day, the weatherman’s forecast said it would rain! TCS Cricket lovers were not disappointed as TCS NL Cricket Tournament 2016 was organised successfully at Qui Vive Cricket Club. QuiVive CC made sure both their grounds and necessary infrastructure arrangements were made available for the entire day for the tournament to happen. The Club house was open for TCSers to make sure the players had access to the tea/coffee/bar to buy...
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CubZ…..Close Game

It was a close game today when the CubZ U10 took on ACC at home.A great start for the CubZ with some good bowling (only 8 wides bowled) and excellent fielding (Great wicketkeeping by all) they restricted ACC to 99 runs taking 5 wickets , including a superb clean bowled middle stump from Yorim and a excellent caught behind by Angel. ACC kept the bowling very tight and made life difficult for the CubZ, restricting...
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My Experience So Far …

Myself and my partner were blessed to be given the chance to work in the Netherlands.  Our lives took a massive turn in a very short time. Before we knew it, we were in this amazing country.  I followed my passion into sport as soon as I left school and today I get to coach cricket which is a living dream. In the beginning, it was a little difficult to understand or grasp the level...
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Qui Vive Cubz win at the Schipholfonds donations!

Qui Vive Cubz are in the news again, apart from winning their games this season. Aadhya Sharma (10) from Qui Vive has won the award for the nomination in ‘Youth Program’  along with Qui Vive being the only representation from a cricketing community.  The amount won is still a suspense and will be revealed at the awards ceremony next on 18th June ’16. Kudos to Aadhya for winning the prize for our club and deserves...
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CubZ Updates – U12 Team

Qui Vive’s CubZ have made a great start to their outdoor careers, after a very young U12 team found life tough in the Flamingo Indoor tournaments in March and April. We are fielding an U10 side in the beginners’ section of the KNCB summer competition, and the U9s are taking part in weekly Carousel events with teams from Bloemendaal and VRA. The U10s, coached by head youth coach Andy Baird, have done extremely well, finishing the...
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Amsterdam League Launching in Spring!

Last Man Stands is a global cricketing competition that currently has over 50,000 players and 4,500 teams across Australia, England, Scotland, South Africa, New Zealand, America, Bangladesh, Pakistan, the U.A.E., and now the Netherlands. We run 8-a-side T20 leagues and tournaments, that can be completed in 2 hours on a weeknight. This makes it perfect for those looking to get back into cricket but not give up a whole Saturday or Sunday. The games itself...
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Women’s Team

Following the successful establishment of the CubZ programme, the Qui Vive Board decided in March 2016 to begin creating a women’s team. The first training sessions will take place in late April and early May, and the women’s squad will continue to work throughout the summer, aiming to play their first practice matches at the end of the 2016 season. The training programme will then continue during the autumn and winter, and the intention is that the club will...
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Flamingo Indoor Tournaments

In 2016 the Qui Vive CubZ are taking part for the first time in the annual Flamingo Indoor Tournament programme organised by the KNCB. We have entered one Under-12 team, who made their competitive debut in Utrecht’s Galgenwaard sports hall on Sunday, 13 March. There are further tournaments in the Sporthallen Zuid in Amsterdam on 20 March and at De Veur in Zoetermeer on 3 April. As the CubZ programme grows, we aim to enter...
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Regional Carousel Series

The first Carousel series was held in September 2015, organised jointly by Qui Vive, ACC, Bloemendaal and VRA Amsterdam. The four events were each attended by more than 40 children aged between 7 and 11, who received coaching clinics followed by short matches. The emphasis was on fun and enjoyment, and the experiment was so successful that it has been decided to hold two such series this year, at the beginning and end of the...
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Smash! Cricket

Based on the successful Australian Milo T20 Blast, Smash! Cricket is a modified playing format designed to encourage children to play and enjoy cricket. Played with a soft ball in teams of eight with matches of 16 overs per side, it is ideal for introducing both boys and girls to the game, and its fast-moving style is aimed at keeping children active and involved throughout. The Qui Vive CubZwill be taking part in the Smash!...
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Cricket Carousel, 2015

This Sunday, 20 Sept,2015 it’s Qui Vive’s turn to host the Cricket Carousel at Sportpark de Eendracht. All present and new Qui Vive CubZ are naturally invited, to share the day with junior players from other clubs in Amsterdam, Haarlem, Bloemendaal and elsewhere in the region. The first two Carousels have been a great experience, so let’s make this week’s even better! National team captain Peter Borren will again be part of the coaching team,...
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Introducing Qui Vive CC CubZ !

Under the able leadership of Andy Baird a small but enthusiastic group of girls and boys helped to launch the Qui Vive Cricket CubZ on Friday evening with a very successful coaching session. The numbers may have been disappointing but the children had a great time and learned plenty, while the girls in the group also prepared for the KNCB girls’ tournament at Bloemendaalnext Wednesday, where they will represent Qui Vive for the first time....
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Quivive CC Family evening 21st Aug,2015

Quivive is launching boys and girls teams in the Dutch league from next year. We have big plans for the autumn and winter that includes indoor training and matches. We are arranging a grand kick-off for the same on Friday 21st August, 2015 at our brand new clubhouse. Join the fun and get to know our winter program. Program will include cricket games (and prizes!), music and some delicious food !! Please register yourself by...
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Amsterdam Student’s Cricket Challenge 2015

On the 5th & 6th of June QuiVive cricket club Amsterdam will host the first Amsterdam Student Cricket Challenge as part of the GNSK Dutch National student sports championship. The idea is to play 2/3 short T10 gameson Satafternoon 6 June between 12h and 18h at Sportpark de Eendracht, home of QVCC. Afterwards there will be a dinner/BBQ and the GNSK party which all players are welcome to attend. Tickets are available at http://www.gnsk.nl/activiteiten/feest/ The...
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