Samoa International Cricket Association

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Contact Information
Postal Addressc/o Seb & Rene Sports PO Box 9599, Motootua, Apia Samoa
Telephone+685 25033
General Enquiry
Year Joined2000
History of cricket

Cricket in the Samoan islands has a colourful history since it was introduced in 1884 by the visit of the British Royal Navy vessel, the HMS Diamond. Since this time, not too much is known of organised cricket in the islands but from 1964, a band of locals and hardy expats would gather together as the Wanderers to play against passing cruise ships and other visitors. Ad hoc cricket fixtures and tournaments were the norm around Samoa until the late 1990s when an Association and Committee was formed to take cricket to the next level.

In 2000, the Samoa International Cricket Association (SICA) became an Affiliate Member of the ICC. SICA enjoys a strong partnership with Auckland Cricket, who provides professional assistance and training in all areas of cricket including coaching, umpiring and administration.

The patron of SICA is the Honourable Prime Minister Tuilaepa Lupesoliai Sailele Malielegoai. The Prime Minister's strong support of cricket has helped the sport maintain a high profile in Samoa and ensures that cricket continues to grow and develop. Cricket is now played at Samoa's premier cultural carnival, the Teuila Festival, inextricably linking the sport with Samoan culture.