Welcome to Miami Valley Cricket Association – MVCA. From casual friendly family practices we began our journey. BCC was formed along with the first Col. C.K Nayudu Trophy in 2016. MVCA was formed as a result of positive response from cricket enthusiasts from the Miami Valley area to represent and make Cricket as a integral sport in the Miami Valley community. MVCA’s goal is to unite teams and players from the neighboring counties.
MVCA was formed to promote and develop the game of Cricket among Miami Valley Communities. MVCA aims to provide a forum for interaction between cricket enthusiasts, foster competitive & leadership spirit among the community youth, and provide a venue to lead an active lifestyle amongst the community members. Each step taken to progress the sport will be in accordance with the spirit of cricket and sportsmanship.
All the teams in and around the miami valley and outside the region are welcome and encouraged to join MVCA. Please pardon our appearance on our website as we are still evolving. Please let us know if you have any comments by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Col. C.K Nayudu.
Full Name: Cottari Kanakaiya Nayudu
Born: October 31, 1895, Nagpur, Maharashtra
Died: November 14, 1967, Indore, Madhya Pradesh
Major Teams: India, Andhra, Central India, Central Provinces and Berar, Hindus, Holkar, Hyderabad, United Province
Batting Style: Right-hand bat
Cottari Kanakaiya Nayudu also known as ‘CK‘, was the first captain of the Indian cricket team in Test matches. He played first-class cricket regularly till 1958, and returned for one last time in 1963 at the age of 68. In 1923, the ruler of Holkar invited him to Indore and made him a Captain (land and air) in his army, conferring on him the honor of a Colonel in Holkar’s Army.
CK as he is fondly referred to was drafted in the school team at the age of seven, and showed promise for a bright future. He made his first class debut in 1916 in the Bombay Triangular. For the Hindus against the Europeans, he came in to bat at No.9 with his team tottering at 79 for 7. He blocked his fin six different decades. He made his last appearance in the Ranji Trophy in 1956-57, aged 62, scoring 52 in his last innings for Uttar Pradesh. Earlier in the season he had made 84 against Rajasthan, striking Vinoo Mankad for two sixes. His final outing was in a charity match in 1963-64, when he played for the Maharashtra Governor’s XI against the Maharashtra Chief Minister’s XI. Colonel C.K Nayudu had nine children from his two marriages, seven girls and two sons, namely C Narayana Swami Nayudu and Prakash Nayudu, who was an Indian athlete and police officer.
First Captain of the Indian Test Cricket Team – Nayudu is always remembered for leading the Indian Cricket team in its first Test Cricket match that was played against England at Lords in the year 1932. In this match, Nayudu got his hand injured while fielding in the first innings, still managed to make the highest score of 40 runs in the innings. Nayudu also played all the 26 First class Cricket matches that were played in this tour, and scored 1,618 runs with a Batting Average of 40.45 runs. Overall, he scored 1,842 runs and grabbed 65 wickets during the whole tour. Nayudu was blessed with a tall and well-built physique, and was quite good at driving the ball as a batsman. Apart from it, he was also an accomplished fielder and slow-medium paced bowler.