Club Cricket Conference

Thursday, 19th September 2019

How the MCC can help umpires make the best decisions

How the MCC can help umpires make the best decisions

The standard of umpiring seems to be falling, and this is not to say that umpires are less competent. The changing nature of cricket means that correct decisions are harder to make. The MCC, as guardians of the Laws, must take action... again.

The MCC are to review the Laws as a matter of course in September, and the subject of bats really should be revisited. 
Vauxhall Mallards have Ollie Stone as last hurrah

Vauxhall Mallards have Ollie Stone as last hurrah

 

The promotion of Ollie Stone  has reflected well on Norfolk cricket.

 

Are you the King of Spin?

Are you the King of Spin?

The Club Cricket Conference are looking for the best three young cricketers in club cricket.

England and Jason Roy magnificent... and six runs correct

England and Jason Roy magnificent... and six runs correct

Reigate Priory CC were justifiably elated at Jason Roy's impact on the World Cup. 

Only individuals, not authorities, can control social media

Only individuals, not authorities, can control social media

Personal View: By Charles Randall

Social media has real value for spreading news, real news, such as the latest cricket score.
Brentwood benefit from Winter's wicket rush

Brentwood benefit from Winter's wicket rush

Australians like to make an impact in British club cricket and enjoy the sociability.

World Cup cannot inspire without free-to-air access

World Cup cannot inspire without free-to-air access

How heartening it is to see so much about recreational cricket in the national press.

Wisden Club Cricket Podcast

Wisden Club Cricket Podcast

Rich Evans, club cricket editor of Wisden Cricket Monthly, speaks to Simon Prodger.

Ashton turf damage resulted from sheer malice

Ashton turf damage resulted from sheer malice

A class of vandalism rarely reported has been deliberate damage through grievance.

Hadleigh upset by council's adjacent development

Hadleigh upset by council's adjacent development

Another cricket club has been blighted by a proposal to create housing next to the boundary.

Sydney catch scoops top prize from Wisden-MCC

Sydney catch scoops top prize from Wisden-MCC

The top prize in the Wisden-MCC picture of the year competition for 2018 has gone to an Australian.
Lewis story follows Milburn's on the touring stage

Lewis story follows Milburn's on the touring stage

A new play about the former England all-rounder Chris Lewis starts touring this week.

Buttler should have been saved by anti-deception spirit

Buttler should have been saved by anti-deception spirit

Jos Buttler should not have been given out while backing up during the recent IPL 

MCC panel says Test over-rates should be timed

MCC panel says Test over-rates should be timed

The time has come for a timing clock to appear on electronic scoreboards.

Gurney's short idea unlikely to halt falling numbers

Gurney's short idea unlikely to halt falling numbers

All club cricket should be played as 20 overs to increase participation.

Atherton's name is raised on high while Tendulkar stays outside

Atherton's name is raised on high while Tendulkar stays outside

Mike Atherton will be pleased that women's centuries and five-wicket returns.

Beaconsfield incidents underline fly-tipping menace

Beaconsfield incidents underline fly-tipping menace

Burglaries and vandalism is a routine hazard for so many cricket clubs.

Championship cricket regains soul  in 2019

Championship cricket regains soul in 2019

Club cricket should receive a major boost in
2019. 

Below Cook knighthood there was nobody from volunteers

Below Cook knighthood there was nobody from volunteers

The knighthood for Alastair Cook was richly deserved in the New Year's Honours list.

Yellowing history highlights Goole's Trueman dilemma

Yellowing history highlights Goole's Trueman dilemma

Personal View:  Charles Randall
12 December 2018

Lowe family enjoys experience of CCC hospitality and spin

Lowe family enjoys experience of CCC hospitality and spin

The father of a spin scholarship winner enjoyed his CCC lunch at Lord's last week.