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Alby Cricket Club

Alby Cricket Club is one of the most recently formed cricket clubs in Sweden.


It was founded by Azam Khalil and Aman Khan Zahid. They started with 5 members in 2015, today they have more than 30 members with an A team, B team, under 19 and under 15 teams.


Alby took part in Division 1 of the Swedish league which was the highest division in 2015. The Swedish Cricket Federation allowed everyone to play in Division 1 last year.


In total there were 30 teams participating in the league, 16 from south and 14 from North Sweden. Whoever would win the finals in their respective regions would qualify for the grand final.


For the 2016 season, the Swedish Cricket Federation have changed the structure of the league, with promotion and relegation.


For the Twenty20 League, at the end of the 2015 season, the top 8 teams from the North group and Top 7 Teams from South group have been elected to play in the Elite division (previously Division 1).


The remaining teams will form Division 1 (previously division 2). Teams already in Division 3 and other clubs will be part of Division 2 and all remaining clubs plus any new teams will be part of Division 3. The total teams in each division will be 15.


At the end of 2016 season, 4 top teams from Division 2 and below will be promoted to higher divisions and the bottom 4 teams in each division will be relegated to lower divisions respectively.


For the 40 Over League at the end of season 2015, the top 4 teams from each group in North and South zone have