The Chiang Mai International Cricket Sixes is a 'by-invitation only' event. We are pleased to invite and welcome several new teams every year, while preference is traditionally given to teams that have participated in previous tournaments. Invitations are traditionally sent out in the autumn preceding the Sixes which will be held in April of the next year.
The Chiang Mai International Cricket Sixes is generally scheduled for the first week in April, and is held at the Chiengmai Gymkhana Club ground in Chiang Mai, Thailand.
New teams interested in taking part in the Chiang Mai Sixes should contact World Teams Co-ordinator, Barrie Radburn, as soon as possible so that you may be added to the waiting list for new teams. Preference will be given to teams who play a high standard of cricket in their home country. Barrie can be contacted at:
Any Sixes regulars who have changed their e-mail address are reminded to inform Barrie of their new details.
The Chiang Mai Sixes is a not-for-profit event run by volunteers. It is an amateur club cricketer’s competition, in which teams are allowed to play, in any one match, only 1 player who is deemed a current first class professional or former international (Test, ODI, T20, IPL) ’star' player.
The event’s guiding philosophy is 'making friends through the sport of cricket', and to this end, the social side of the tournament is treated with the same enthusiasm as the cricket itself.
What you get
Teams entered for the Chiang Mai Sixes can register up to 8 or 10 players for the event, depending upon the quality of the team. The better teams play in the Players Section and are allowed 8 registered players, while the other teams play in the Gentlemen’s Section and are allowed 10 registered players. Additional team supporters are always welcome at the Sixes!
A team entry fee is payable once your team has been given a tournament slot.
The entry fee covers:
- 1 x cricket hat per player
- 1 souvenir towel per player
- 1 souvenir bag per player
- 1 copy of the tournament magazine/brochure for each team player. The magazine has details of all competing teams, the daily playing schedule, tournament rules, tournament history, advertisers and other local information
- team entry to 3 catered, evening social events during the tournament week
- your team tent with tables and chairs on the boundary at the cricket ground
- a week’s six-a-side cricket including a minimum of 5 matches per team (more if you make the semi-finals or finals)
- winner or runner up awards for members of each team taking part in a final
- the enjoyment of a unique week’s holiday in the friendly northern Thai city of Chiang Mai, meeting and playing against teams from many parts of the world
- [OPTIONAL at extra cost] a team-dedicated mini-bus with driver and a local guide for the tournament duration
Logos for use on shirts, etc can be downloaded here.
Five tournament trophies are contested at the Chiang Mai Sixes, namely: Cup, Bromley Shield, Bowl, Plate and Spoon. This accommodates a generally high class of cricket competing for the Sixes' Cup and Shield, to a good average standard at Bowl and Plate level, and a ’social cricketer' standard in the Spoon competition.
The exact tournament format depends on the final number of teams entered. In general, play occurs in four phases: round one, round two, and semi-finals and finals. In round one, teams play round-robin matches in their assigned group; results in each group determine the group placement in round two. In round two, teams again play in a round-robin format with the winners and runners-up proceeding to the semi-finals. The semi-finals and finals are played on a knockout basis.
This page is intended only to give an overall feel for the Tournament. For more detailed information or queries on team entry for the Chiang Mai Sixes contact: