Club Cricket Conference

Monday, 19th November 2018

Mitcham and Sandham have their place in war Remembrance

Mitcham and Sandham have their place in war Remembrance

Andy Sandham, Mitcham CC's most famous player, is one of the county cricketers from the First World War mentioned in the ECB's Remembrance project this week. 

To commemorate the centenary of Armistice Day on Sunday  November 11, the ECB have launched Cricket Remembers, a campaign to remember the cricketers who fought in the war. 

Minor County venues to host the professionals again

Minor County venues to host the professionals again

Minor counties will be hosting a professional county for one match from 2020 onwards.

Herts plough lone furrow as play-offs perplex

Herts plough lone furrow as play-offs perplex

The chairman of the Club Cricket Conference is still fuming, and I don't blame him.



Clubs enjoy reflected glory from Surrey clean sweep

Clubs enjoy reflected glory from Surrey clean sweep

Club cricket in Surrey received due recognition at the Cricket Writers Club awards.

Sunbury retain The Conference Cup for the Bertie Joel Trophy

Sunbury retain The Conference Cup for the Bertie Joel Trophy

This was a proper final between two equally matched teams.

Plucky Stanmore outshine even all-conquering Richmond

Plucky Stanmore outshine even all-conquering Richmond

Hardly possible, one might have thought, to steal the thunder from Richmond.

Durham club still faces extinction after jailing of treasurer

Durham club still faces extinction after jailing of treasurer

A massive fraud by a trusted official has pushed a cricket club in Durham close to extinction.

Nine-match ban seems way too harsh for Purnell incident

Nine-match ban seems way too harsh for Purnell incident

The Purnell CC bowler who has been banned for nine matches by the Somerset County League.

Michael Peter Redmayne Welch - 6th October 1942 – 13th July 2018

Michael Peter Redmayne Welch - 6th October 1942 – 13th July 2018

We are deeply saddened to report the death of Michael Welch

ECB sympathies should  focus on bowlers and not the bat

ECB sympathies should focus on bowlers and not the bat

There are many illegal outsize bats being used in club cricket this summer.

Churchill-Coleman makes most of mismatch with 39 sixes

Churchill-Coleman makes most of mismatch with 39 sixes

The treble hundred by Ollie Churchill-Coleman for Irthlingborough Town CC third team.

The Southall Travel Spin Scholarship to India 2018 - Trials

The Southall Travel Spin Scholarship to India 2018 - Trials

The CCC and Southall Travel are proud to announce details of ‎this year's Spin Competition.

 
Character Through Cricket given London trial

Character Through Cricket given London trial

The Government has announced 10 sports-based projects to encourage integration.

ECB's race targeting could take politics too far

ECB's race targeting could take politics too far

ECB's announcement about scholarships for selected south asian youth players causes concern.


Lintz precedent gives hope to threatened Kenilworth

Lintz precedent gives hope to threatened Kenilworth

Kenilworth CC know that a housing estate is to be built on green belt land adjoining their ground.

Dwyer bales out with his projects unfulfilled

Dwyer bales out with his projects unfulfilled

The resignation of the ECB's director of "growth and participation" came as a surprise.

MCC photo panel should reflect on selfie women's decision

MCC photo panel should reflect on selfie women's decision

The winner of the  Wisden MCC cricket photograph of the year 2017 has been announced.

ECB to permit concussion subs to bat and bowl

ECB to permit concussion subs to bat and bowl

Concussion replacements will be allowed to bat and bowl in the ECB's domestic competitions.


Test cricket reinforced by Cape Town sticky tape

Test cricket reinforced by Cape Town sticky tape

Recent events in Cape Town helped to settle a concern beyond ball tampering and integrity. 

ECB preparing clubs for new dawn in umpiring

ECB preparing clubs for new dawn in umpiring

Club cricket starts in April with new routines to think about.  

Recent youthful death underlines PCA concerns

Recent youthful death underlines PCA concerns

The apparent suicide of a young Pakistani player is a reminder of dangers in high-level cricket.