Club Cricket Conference

Thursday, 19th April 2018

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, and one has to wonder why the judges selected such a routine picture.

The England women celebrations are captured after winning the World Cup final against India at Lord's, with Katherine Brunt talking a selfie among her team-mates.  This apparently was deemed the highest quality offering among the record 650 entries.

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. 

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