MIGR Friends Club

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MIGR Friends Cricket Team

Established in 2020, MIGR (Michigan Grand Rapids) FCT (Friends Cricket Team) is a cricket team comprised of MIGR players in the greater grand rapids area participating in leather ball leagues in the area in Forty 40 (F40) and/or Thirty 30 and/or Twenty 20 (T20) formats. 

MIGR FCT is an entity of its parent organization MIGR Friends Club. The basic motto of this entity is that it is a membership based, committee driven cricket team* with a focus on the community. 

MIGR FCT Committee 2020-2021 or seated until need arises:

Chairman: Amarnath Venkataraman

Vice Chairman: Sheik Jilani

Secretary: Sri Sura

Inventory Manager: Sriram Kandaswamy

Operations Manager: Naveen Gajula

Practice Information: 
Location: Brewer Park (399 84th St SE, Byron Center, MI 49315) 
Practice Season: May - September*
Practice day/time: Wednesday 6-9PM*
Important: Bring your own water and food**
Contact Us:
Name: Sri Sura
Title: Secretary of MIGR FCT Committee 
Email: srisura93@gmail.com
Phone: +1 (402) 800 5900

2020 Members:

MIGR FCT Consists of 30 Members from 3 different countries (India, Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe) residing in Michigan, USA for the 2020 season. 

Members based on type: 

Student members: 3* (We are excited to have 2 fulltime students from Western Michigan University and 1 fulltime student from Calvin College)

Basic members: 10*

Half members: 1*

Full members: 12*

TBD: 4*

New Player Registration: If you like to join the team Register Here.

Sponsors 2020

Platinum Sponsor 2020

Vernus Technologies

Address:  2650 Horizon Drive SE, Suite #221, Grand Rapids, MI 49546 

Phone: 732 810 5662

Website:  https://vernustech.com/

Gold Sponsor 2020

M&K Construction Supply LLC

Address: 675 Clyde Ct SW, Byron Center, MI 49315

Phone: 616 516 9797

Website:  http://www.mnksupply.com/ 

Membership Information: 
Membership types: Choose one type that applies to an individual subject to committees review and approval*
1. Full-Time member: 

Fee: $300 per season

Criteria: Any local member choosing to play fulltime on any one or both formats

Guarantee: Minimum 3 games in the format(s) committed to.

2. Part-Time member:

Fee: $200 per season

Criteria: a. Any local member choosing to play part time on any one or both formats and b. any travelling member choosing to play full time on one format or part time on one or both formats

Guarantee: Local members get minimum 1 game in the format committed to and travelling member’s get min 3 games at leadership discretion*

3. Basic Member:

Fee: $100 per season

Criteria: Any player who just wants to make use of practice sessions and b. Committee discretion for special players*

Guarantee: No guarantee on the number of games played, will fill in as necessary. 

4. Student (or unemployed) Member:

Fee: $0

Criteria: Full time student in any Michigan school, community college or university. 

Guarantee: No guarantee on the number of games played, will fill in as necessary.

Membership Benefits: 
  • 6 hours of physical exercise every week (3 hours per session)
  • A ground to practice and play
  • All cricket equipment to practice and play 
  • Water and Gatorade for all practice sessions**
  • Net time for batting/bowling

Matches: 
  • Selection based on selection committee (C and VC) discretion*
  • Water, Gatorade, food for match days
  • Medical and Cricket equipment kit for match days

Sponsorship: 

All sponsorship levels will receive a receipt and/or a letter so you can use that when you or your organization files taxes since MIGR is a non-profit organization under section 501(c)(3) your donations are tax deductible.


1. Platinum Sponsor:

Minimum: $1000
Benefits: Logo placed on the front or back of  team jersey(s)* if provided on time. Logo and details of sponsors will be placed in MIGR website and can be included in one email communication with members and/or social media posts. 

2. Gold Sponsor:
Minimum: $500
Benefits:  Logo placed on one sleeve of  team jersey(s)* if provided on time. Logo and details of sponsors will be placed in MIGR website and can be included in one email communication with members and/or social media posts. 

3. Silver Sponsor:
Minimum: $250
Benefits: Logo and details of sponsors will be placed in MIGR website and social media post. 

4. Bronze Sponsor:
Minimum: $100
Benefits: Logo and details of sponsors will be placed in MIGR website.

Any sponsorship money can be used for variety of the team;s expenses from league entry fee, equipment cost, uniform cost, food and water expenses or sponsoring membership fee for a student etc., 

*Subject to change anytime by committee.