Club Cricket Conference

Wednesday, 17th October 2018

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 in London this week for producing a stream of high-quality players.

When Surrey took the Specsavers County Championship this summer, they earned rare respect from other counties and the media because most of the winning  side were home-nurtured players from local club cricket. For a change, ran the narrative, a big budget was less relevant.

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.

Bulgaria aim for credibility to host touring clubs

Bulgaria aim for credibility to host touring clubs

Why not try a cricket tour to... Bulgaria. The Vatican are having a go in 2018.

Test circuit stands to lose iconic Wanderers Stadium

Test circuit stands to lose iconic Wanderers Stadium

The ICC pitch watchdog has quickly sunk its teeth into an unsuspecting backside. 

Winter thefts cause outrage among hard-working clubs

Winter thefts cause outrage among hard-working clubs

It is inevitable that a number of cricket clubs will suffer break-ins and thefts during the winter.