Galacticos Cricket Club CCL Premier squad

CCL Premier CCL Premier

Captain : Nikhil Puri

Started with the Galacticos way back in 2011 when I first thought of the idea of having a group of NYC-based guys playing in a more serious league as opposed to ad-hoc tape-ball cricket.

Right-hand middle order bat, right-arm medium pace bowler and nowadays like to field in the slips!


Vice Captain : Ryan Clacher

Shakil Ahmod
Hi my name is Shakil, a right hand batsmen and right arm off-spin bowler. I am very passionate about playing cricket in competitive level and be part of the cricketing culture in NY. 
Taseen Ansari
Beginner to cricket, never played before, looking to grow
Shubham Arora
Played Gully Cricket all my childhood in the streets of New Delhi, India. For me passion, love is only one thing the world ‘CRICKET ’
Shaun Ayrton
Played competitive cricket in Dubai. Captain of UPenn Cricket team.Florida was amazing! Looking forward to continue playing with all of you when I'm in town
Talha Babar
Hey! I am a cricket enthusiast from Pakistan. Its been two years im in the US, I used to play a lot of cricket backhome. I just moved here in Newyork a week ago from Alabama. Im out of form rightnow i am looking for a practice net so i can come back to form and pursue my enthusiasm.
Mohit Balchandani
Right arm Medium Paceman and Lower Middle Order Batsman
Yasir Bari
Cricket prodigy
Wrick Basu
Right hand batsman, Part time Right arm medium/off spin
nilesh bhargav
hi guys I grew up playing cricket in the UAE. I am a right handed top order batsmen and a right arm off spinner.
Ansel Castelino
Australian living in the US. Played cricket since I was 10 years old in Australia. I'm a leg spinner, who is a lower order batsman.     
Ben Chelladurai
Right hand bat, right arm spin
Tokie Clarke
Vamsi Dogiparthi
I am passionate cricketer who played college and district level cricket. At present i am working a Full stack Web Developer in CT
Rajottam Ganguly
MBA candidate at Columbia. Played competitively at school and college level. Looking to get back at it. Used to bat at 3 and bowl off spin and medium pace. 
Adam Granger
Australian who has lived in London for the last 10 years and about to move to New York.
Animesh Gupta
Middle Order Batsman/Fast Bowler 
Rishi Gupta

Student at NYU

Played cricket all my life and looking for a team and place to play for 

Shashank Gupta

Hi my name is shashank,

software engineer by profession and a huge cricket buff. A more than a good off spinner with an ability to bat.

Veer Gupta
Medical doctor. Currently living in Manhattan. Played cricket in Ireland and England during university. 
Milind Harish
Leg spinner who can bat a bit
Philip Jacob
Former Aussie who's recently moved to New York and yearns for green grass of a cricket field. Can roll the arm over and knock it around with the bat somewhat.
Madhu K

Right Handed Batsman and Medium Fast bowler.

Love to bat and bowl under pressure situations, also love to field in toughest positions.

Mohammed Kabir
I am 18 years old looking for somewhere to play cricket. I haven't had much of an opportunity to play the sport but am aware of everything that goes on it. I am quite fast and am willing to do whatever to play cricket as i dont have much of an opportunity to. 
Raja Suneeth Kante
Hi, this is Raja Suneeth, I am 30 yrs old and just moved to the US last month along with my wife.  I am interested in joining the cricket club. I have been playing cricket since my childhood and I am good at it.
Ishraki Kazi
Hello everyone, Ishraki here. Im a busy artist who likes to stay physically active as well. Enjoy rockclimbing and have always loved cricket (grew up in Bangladesh). Happy to come join you guys for a few games as time permits
Tauheed Khan
Played cricket in Pakistan for my school and university team. Also played a season in Leicester with the University team.
I am a right hand batsman and spin bowler.
Andrew Lambert
Originally from UK, played cricket competitively for many years; looking to get back into playing after several years. 
pradyut madhavaram
Medium pace bowler
Harsh Mahansaria
I'm originally from India, been living here in the states since Jan 2014, and work in the field of Management Consulting. I absolutely love playing cricket-- I'm an all rounder-- more of a batsman, and can also keep wickets quite decently, whenever the team needs.
Ehtesham Malik
Medium Fast new ball bowler. I have 6 years of professional cricketing experience and joined Glacticos in 2016. Looking forward to many mor years of play in the club.
Deep Master
Hi I am from Mumbai. I've played cricket during high school and then casually in the city and in corporate tournaments. I am in New york for B School. Will be around for about 1.5 years. Keen to play
Shantanu Mehrotra

Run Accumulator, good running between the wickets, can bat at any positon, though in the past before joining Galacticos used to bat high up the order (top 3),

Wicket to Wicket bowler, right arm slow medium, rely on line and length and variations

Close in fielder

Mihir Mehta

Name: Mihir Mehta

Teams: CNCA {Canadian National Cricket Academy}, RCF {Renegades Cricket Fraternity}

Type: Allrounder

Right Hand Lower Middle Order Batsman

Right Arm Offspin Bowler


1. Baroda U13, U14, U15, U16, U17 and U19

2. M S University - A Team - All India National Inter University Championship

3. Kiran More Academy - Baroda

4. Ranji Trophy Probable - Baroda {1996/1997}

5. India Visitors XI - {Kenya, South Africa and Zambia} - 1999

6. India Visitors XI - {Kenya, South Africa, Zimbabwe} - 2000

7. Middlesex Premier Country Cricket Club - London, UK - 2005-2008

8. Birmingham Cricket Club, London, UK, 2008-2009

9. RCF {Renegades Cricket Fraternity}, Toronto, ON, Canada in Markham League

10. CNCA {Canadian National Cricket League}, Toronto, ON, Canada in Toronto & District Cricket League {T&D}

11. Bel-Air Cricket Club, Ottawa, ON

Recent Tours Completed:

A. Stamford, CT, USA - Against Maddogs Cricket Club

B. Malvern, Pennysylvania - Against Titans Cricket Club

Upcoming tours:

1. Touring to Prague for Pepsi Cup International T20 tournament

Piyush Mehto
Indian, professional.
Aditya Mokha
Right arm fast bowler, part-time batsman. Studying architecture in NYC! Love this crazy game!!
Shazil Naqvi
Shoaib Akhtar fan, nothing like getting the in-swinging yorker right. 
Sathya Narayanan
I just moved to NY from India and I am looking for a club where I can continue playing cricket. I am a batting allrounder - right hand bat and bowl off/leg spin according to the situation.

Cricket enthusiast. Prior professional experience. 9to5 engineer.

Wicket keeper batsman, batting top of the order. Also can bowl decent right arm fast.

Usman Nasir

From Karachi, Pakistan. I moved to the USA in 2014 and lived in DC for 2 years before moving to NYC. Played a season of leather and tennis ball cricket in DC (2015-16).

Right hand batsmen who usually opens or plays in the top order. Favorite hitting zones are mid-wicket and straight down the ground.

Right hand medium-pace. Can get bounce with my height (6'3") but not much pace. 

I have been a cricket fan for as long as I can remember and was always a part of school/college teams. 


Ronak Patel
Sports Management grad at Columbia. Right hand medium and right hand bat.
Umesh Rawat

An avid cricketer who is missing the sport and the camaraderie after moving across the atlantic

Love the sport and like to contribute in multiple aspects and format. 

Hoping for a long innings!



qasim Shariq
Hey i was looking to join a cricket club in nyc i live in queens i am from pakistan medium pace bowler (need to practice havent played for somewhile lol) but i am really willing to play for a team please contact me if interested.
Keshav Sharma
Master's student at Mount Sinai. Avid tennis ball cricketer. Originally from Ambala, near New Delhi.
Maninderjit Singh
I would like to join this cricket club
Manish Singh

Played WCL in Virginia.

Played Nationals for Nepal.

Plays from Falcons in Lipl.


Tanveer Singh
Hi I am 5'11 right handed batsmen and occasional off spin bowler.
Divyesh Sipani
I am a current sophomore undergraduate student at NYU. I grew up in Jakarta, Indonesia and played in the Jakarta Cricket League for 4 years during high school.
Israr Ul Haq
29 year old medic en route to neuro specialization 
Priyadarshan Veerarajan
I am a big cricket fan always looking to play good and competitive cricket
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