Name: Kervyn* Dimney
Born: Hyderabad, India
Team: Colorado Springs Cricket Club
Batting Style: Right Hand Bat
Bowling Style: Right Arm Fast Medium
Kervyn is a dashing, classy batsman with the ability to score big. His repertoire of shots needs a few defensive strokes but that is hardly a disadvantage when he's on a song. Not being a waster of balls, he has an impressive strike rate.
Starting off in 2003 as a first change medium-pace bowler, he is now (2004) the opening bowler for CSCC, using his height and shoulders to get that extra bounce, pace and movement even from dead pitches getting his team the required breakthroughs when called for.
Apart from being the leading wicket taker for CSCC since 14-July-2007 with his 71 wickets, he got his first hatrick on 8/19/2007 against LCC capturing Rupesh Sagar(LBW), Srinivas Tummalapenta(Bowled), Shiv Akumala(LBW). Scorecard for Game#485
He still holds the record since 2004-08-07 for his unbeatean 117*(79) being the Highest Individual Score for at Memorial Park ground and CSCC. His 117* (Scorecard for Game#54) was the highest individual score for the 2004 season.
Under his Captaincy in 2005, CSCC was able to achieve being the Knockout League Champions and the Runner up to League Champions. (See Champions)
As of 16-Sep-2007 (Scorecard for Game#495), he is the second (top scoring CSCC batsman) with 957 runs (34 coming off against FCCC with 3/27- Being Man of the Match) beating Raymond Mascarenhas' 942.
As of 23-Sep-2007 (Scorecard for Game#499), against DSCC he passed the milestone of 1000 runs when he completed the 43rd run of his century. He is the first and only CSCC player to have 2 centuries.
He was named the "Best Allrounder" for 2007 season for his 459 runs and 30 wickets.
On 7-June-2008, he claimed his 100th wicket when he got Pervaiz Sulehria(DSCC) bowled as his second consecutive wicket in that over, ending the DSCC innings and remaining on a hatrick, which unfortunately he could not accomplish in his next game.
On 8-June-2008, in his first game of the 2008 Twenty20 League, against BCC he passed his previous highest of 117* to the new 142* bringing up his 3rd century; and included a record 217 runs partnership, for any wicket in Twenty20.
See CCL: A gem of an innings from Kervyn Dimney (142*) in Twenty20 against BCC.,
Cricinfo: Kervyn stakes world record claim - 217-run partnership in Colorado Twenty20 tournament.,
USACA: Kervyn Dimney and Murugappan Meyyappan create a Twenty20 record in Colorado.,
DreamCricket: Dimney and Meyyappan create a Twenty20 record in Colorado.
ICC: "Americas NewsFlash" 2008 June newsletter (page 5).
CricketWrite: Records tumble in Colorado.
He created the record for his unbeatean 142* being the Highest Individual Score at Lower Garden Acres ground and for CSCC. His 142* is currently the highest score for the 2008 season, and definitely for the Twenty20 League.
With this he also became CSCC's top batsman bypassing Robert Lezama's 1440 runs.
On 28-June-2008, he crossed the 1500 runs milestone, being the first CSCC player to do so, when he made his 15 runs against LCC in Game#604.
On 18-July-2008, CSCC was featured on the FOX 21 network. The news story was followed up by the video coverage.
On 20-July-2008, with this 121*, he has surpassed his previous best of 117* (Scorecard for Game#54) being the Highest Individual Score at Memorial Park. He also equalled the CCL record of Most Centuries with Rajesh Mosur, which now stands at 4.
On 6-Sep-2008, he crossed the 2000 runs milestone, being the first CSCC player to do so, when he made his 52nd run out of his 57 runs against CCCC in Game#659.
On 27-Sep-2008, his 65th run in his 85 runs against FCCC (Game#669), made him the only CCL Player that has accummulated more than 1000 runs in this 2008 or any given season so far (followed by LCC's Randika Ferando's 672), accomplishing this with 2 unbeaten centuries and 7 half-centuries (This is including both the Premier & Twenty20 League games). Its 1020 runs.
On 5-Oct-2008, he was one of the CCL's Bowlers along with Narayan Madabusi & Rajesh Solanki that equaled the previous T20 record for Best Bowling figures in an innings. See Scorecard for Game#679
He was named the "Best Batsman" and "League MVP" for 2008 Premier League, "League MVP" for 2008 Twenty20 League, and "Best All-rounder" for 2008 Twenty20 KnockOut Tournament. See List of 2008 Awards. He was featured on the DreamCricket site for these Awards (Kervyn Dimney (CCL President) shines with 4 awards in 2008 season)
On 28-June-2009, he played his 100th CCL innings, being the first CSCC player to do so, and also passed the milestone of 2500 runs. Game#739.
On 1-Aug-2009, with his score of 118 against CCCC, he became the First CCL player to reach the landmark of 5 centuries, and so currently holds the CCL record for Most Centuries. Game#773.
On 29-Aug-2009, he crossed the milestone of 3000 runs and the second CCL player to achieve this after Rajesh Mosur. Game#792.
On 17-July-2010, he picked up his first FIVER, helping CSCC win against FCCC Game#861.
For the 2010 Season, he was named Best All-Rounder for Premier & T20 KO, Champion of Champions, and Highest Partnership of the Year.
2010 Premier Awards and 2010 T20 KO Awards.
On 11-Sep-2011, he became CCL's top batsman with the Most Runs (4107) when he scored a 78 against RBCC, beating Rajesh Mosur's total of 4105 runs.Game#1002.
On 25-Aug-2013, he became CSCC's 2nd bowler (Narayan Madabusi is CSCC's first) & and CCL's 5th bowler (Mike Riley, Dipal Patel, Narayan Madabusi, Swadeep Pagadala) to claim 200+ wickets Game#1255.
He has been consistently performing as one of CCL's top allrounders, being considered a Cougars member and has been Man of the Match and POTW on quite a few occassions.
Joining CSCC in the 2003 season, he has served his team & CCL in the capacity of CSCC-Media Relations(since 2003), CSCC-Captain(2005, 2006), CSCC-President(2007), CCL-President(2008), Member of CW BOD(2008), CSCC Treasurer / Selector / Vice Captain(2008), Certified Umpire (since 2003), CCL-Editor(since 2003) for the web presence/maintenance.
Kervyn's Batting/Bowling Video highlights
18-May-2013 Vs LCC - Premier - 61* runs, Man of the Match
07-Oct-2012 Vs LCC - Premier Semifinal - 98 runs, Man of the Match
09-Oct-2010 Vs FCCC - 22 runs, 3 wickets, Man of the Match
17-Jul-2010 Vs FCCC - Fiver, Man of the Match
15-Aug-2009 Vs FCCC - 39 runs
27-Sep-2008 Vs FCCC - 85(57), Man of the Match, Player of the Week
16-Sep-2007 Vs FCCC - 34 runs, 3 wickets, Man of the Match
Cricket is now(19-July-2014) part of Rocky Mountain State Games in Colorado, and my club, Colorado Springs Cricket Club was being featured on the news on the local NBC station KOAA.com on 16-July-2014
Cricket comes to Memorial Park - Showcase sport for Rocky Mountain State Games
The Gazette - Rocky Mountain State Games - Week 1 (19-20 July 2014) - Game of cricket brings players of Indian descent together at state games
Pictures of the CSCC team on 20-July-2014 during the 2014 Rocky Mountain State Games (the first year Cricket was made part of RMSG). View All pictures related to cricket in the 2014 RMSG...
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