Club Cricket Conference

Sunday, 18th February 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. The Wanderers has become the first venue to be sanctioned in the new crackdown, as though to emphasise that no international ground, however famous, can be guaranteed Test cricket.

The iconic Johannesburg stadium finds itself in real danger of suspension after the recent third Test between South Africa and India. For Wanderers to disappear from the international circuit would be unthinkable, like losing Lord's or the Melbourne Cricket Ground.

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. 

The Conference Cup for the Bertie Joel Trophy 2018

The Conference Cup for the Bertie Joel Trophy 2018

We are delighted to announce the draws for Round 1 and Round 2 for 2018. 

ICC ready to show some teeth after bland Melbourne

ICC ready to show some teeth after bland Melbourne

The ICC have introduced a new pitch rating system that will penalise ground authorities.

Club cricket and ECB have ever more in common

Club cricket and ECB have ever more in common

The ever-closer union between recreational cricket and the ECB.

ECB weigh into defibrillator fund with £100,000 donation

ECB weigh into defibrillator fund with £100,000 donation

The ECB has donated £100,000 to The Club Cricket Charity's national defibrillator fund. 

Ashes battle follows hard on quirky English summer

Ashes battle follows hard on quirky English summer

The debate about the crossbow bolt subsided and attention soon turned to the Ashes.

Coles captains MCC in year's final overseas tour

Coles captains MCC in year's final overseas tour

Mike Coles (Corsham) has flown out to Tanzania as captain of the MCC in their last tour of 2017.

Radford receives national ECB honour for Felbridge roles

Radford receives national ECB honour for Felbridge roles

Graham Radford, of Felbridge & Sunnyside CC in Sussex, winner of the Lifetime Achiever prize. 

ECB encouraged by turf-stitching pitch experiment

ECB encouraged by turf-stitching pitch experiment

The ECB have been testing a reinforced turf system this summer.

Primary reasons for Beckenham's incredible season

Primary reasons for Beckenham's incredible season

Perhaps Beckenham CC were better known as the Primary Club founders.

Chelmsford town hosts theatres of dreams

Chelmsford town hosts theatres of dreams

Wanstead & Snaresbrook CC can celebrate a magnificent season.

Daniel Yarnley - CCC Capped Player Number 258

Daniel Yarnley - CCC Capped Player Number 258

Daniel Yarnley, received his CCC Cap from Alf Langley, former CCC player (Cap No. 133).

Maunders century sets up Sunbury cakewalk

Maunders century sets up Sunbury cakewalk

Sunbury win the first final of The Conference Cup for the Bertie Joel Trophy.

Ealing in trophy-hunting groove before final

Ealing in trophy-hunting groove before final

Ealing have adjusted to life after Chris Peploe by wrapping up the Middlesex County CL title

Elliott Davis League win 2017 Sovereign Trophy

Elliott Davis League win 2017 Sovereign Trophy

The Elliott Davis London Cricket League team convincingly won the 2017 Sovereign Trophy final

E Grinstead sense champagne time as Evans bags 9 wickets

E Grinstead sense champagne time as Evans bags 9 wickets

Bradley Evans, the East Grinstead opening bowler, took the first nine wickets to fall against Anstey CC.

Crash! Wanstead's fliers hit pleasant nightmare

Crash! Wanstead's fliers hit pleasant nightmare

Great times at Wanstead & Snaresbrook but their weekend fixtures have turned into a "nightmare" 

Tip-top Wanstead still chasing four major honours

Tip-top Wanstead still chasing four major honours

Essex League leaders Wanstead & Snaresbrook are still in line for four major trophies.

Favourites must wait as Sovereign final is postponed

Favourites must wait as Sovereign final is postponed

The Sovereign Trophy final scheduled for this week has been postponed due to the weather.


Richard Wharton - CCC Capped Player Number 257

Richard Wharton - CCC Capped Player Number 257

Richard Wharton, received his CCC Cap (No. 257) from David Perrin, CCC President for 2017.