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Club History

premier sports and social club

Established in 1852, the Singapore Cricket Club is today a premier sports and social club in Asia. It is the second oldest sports club in Singapore, junior by 10 years to the Singapore Sporting Club, now...

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humble beginnings

The Club’s beginnings were quite humble with the first 28 members in 1853 being mostly men working in the British businesses and mercantile community usually as clerks or junior assistants. In the 1880s, however...

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significant events

Between 1959 and the early 1970s, numerous cricket teams of Test or first class standard visited Singapore and graced the Padang. The most notable of these were: - The Australian Test team to India and Pakistan in 1959.

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anniversaries and the future

In 1992, the Club celebrated its 140th anniversary and organised various functions to raise funds for charity as part of the celebrations. The most memorable event was the 140th anniversary party held on the Padang on 30 October...

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Our Presidents

Current President

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Sher Baljit Singh

2017 - Now
A very warm welcome to the official Singapore Cricket Club website and one of Singapore’s and Asia’s premier sporting and social clubs. Founded in 1852, the SCC has been privileged to have enjoyed its prime site and to have been the guardians of the Padang that has stood witness to not only the Club’s own rich and diverse sporting and recreational traditions but also of the Nation’s proud history. The Club continues to provide an exceptional club experience to our Members and visitors alike and I take this opportunity to commend to you this our newly launched website where I trust you will discover a whole host of interesting and relevant SCC related features – from the latest Club news and exciting social events to upcoming tournaments and regularly updated highlights from our 13 Sporting Sections.

Past Presidents

2014 - 2015
Mohan J. Bhojwani
2014 - 2014
A. Michael Grice
2012 - 2013
Col (Retd) Gurcharan Singh
2011 - 2011
Mohan J. Bhojwani
2008 - 2010
Teh Leong
2008 - 2008
Abu Omar
2001 - 2008
Anwarul Haque
1991 - 2000
Charlie K P Phua
1986 - 1990
Len F Foster
1981 - 1985
Haider M Sithawalla
1979 - 1980
Neill B Aitken
1978 - 1978
Justice T S Sinnathuray / Neill B Aitken
1976 - 1977
Justice T S Sinnathuray
1973 - 1975
Tom Eames Hughes, CBE
1970 - 1972
Alistair B McPherson
1969 - 1969
Derek R Reid, MC/Alistair B McPherson
1968 - 1968
Derek R Reid, MC
1962 - 1967
Andrew Gilmour, CMG
1961 - 1961
O H R Beadles, OBE
1960 - 1960
David I Price
1959 - 1959
Joseph W Cashin
1958 - 1958
J S Kirkham / H K Franklin
1957 - 1957
John S Kirkham
1956 - 1956
L L Cooper
1954 - 1955
L A Williams
1952 - 1953
H F Clements
1951 - 1951
Peter M B C Frend
1950 - 1950
Robert Donald Stewart
1949 - 1949
Andrew Gilmour, CMG
1947 - 1948
Andrew Gilmour
1946 - 1946
Oswald W Gilmour
1942 - 1945
Club Closed (Pacific War)
1940 - 1941
John Athelstan Dean
1938 - 1939
Bernard E Ablitt
1935 - 1937
John Middleton Sime
1933 - 1934
Oswald Phillips Griffith-Jones
1931 - 1932
Charles Salter
1930 - 1930
Oswald Phillips Griffith-Jones
1923 - 1929
Ron John Farrer, CMG
1921 - 1922
Sir William Murison, KTB
1920 - 1920
William Langham-Carter
1919 - 1919
D Y Perkins
1916 - 1918
Cedric I Carver
1915 - 1915
Charles William Darbishire
1912 - 1914
Cedric I Carver
1911 - 1911
Lieutenant-Colonel E G Broadrick
1909 - 1910
Sir Arthur Henderson Young, KCMG
1907 - 1908
Sir John Anderson
1906 - 1906
Sir Hugh Fort
1905 - 1905
Lieutenant-Colonel E G Broadrick
1904 - 1904
Sir Hugh Fort
1902 - 1903
Sir Frank Athelstane Swettenham, CMG
1901 - 1901
Sir Hugh Fort
1899 - 1900
Charles Stringer
1897 - 1898
Justice Andrew John Leach
1896 - 1896
J J H Orman
1893 - 1895
Major Sir Henry E McCallum, CMG
1892 - 1892
A P Talbot
1889 - 1891
Charles Stringer
1888 - 1888
A P Talbot
1884 - 1887
Sir John Anderson
1883 - 1883
Sir Cecil Clementi Smith, CMG
1882 - 1882
Charles Stringer
1880 - 1881
Louis J R Glass