Club Cricket Conference

Sunday, 1st February 2015

Ireland's jump in status gives Nepal unexpected reprieve

Ireland's jump in status gives Nepal unexpected reprieve

The ICC reassessment of the path to the 2019 World Cup has given Ireland, along with Afghanistan, a guaranteed place among the top 12 one-day sides in the Reliance ICC rankings.

The ICC announced this week that the top eight sides at 30 September 2017 would qualify automatically for the 2019 World Cup and that the next four sides would compete in a 10-team qualifying tournament in 2018 for the remaining two places.

MCC play their part in the exciting rise of Nepal

MCC play their part in the exciting rise of Nepal

The MCC are continuing their good work in helping lesser cricketing nations make their way in the game.

Waitrose extend small grants scheme to improve facilities

Waitrose extend small grants scheme to improve facilities

Clubs can now apply for quick-fix funds of up to £4,000 from the England & Wales Cricket Trust.

Legal dispute takes shine off Chingford's maiden title

Legal dispute takes shine off Chingford's maiden title

An exciting 2014 season at Chingford CC – they won the Essex Premier League for the first time.

Dennis / Sisis - Cricket Groundsman's Seminar

Dennis / Sisis - Cricket Groundsman's Seminar

Cricket Groundsman's Seminar - Tuesday 17th February 2015.

Cliff Pocock: Buckinghamshire mourns eminent cricket man

Cliff Pocock: Buckinghamshire mourns eminent cricket man

The death of Cliff Pocock at the age of 67 has left a void in Buckinghamshire  cricket.


Time to be part of Bertie Joel Cup's rich history

Time to be part of Bertie Joel Cup's rich history

Since 1967 the Bertie Joel Cup has been a feature of the club cricket calendar.

Please support the building of Rwanda's first cricket ground

Please support the building of Rwanda's first cricket ground

A good cause worthy of your support in 2015 is the Rwanda Cricket Stadium Charity.

CCC centenary year boosted by Collier's OBE

CCC centenary year boosted by Collier's OBE

David Collier, Club Cricket Conference president elect in March 2015, has been awarded an OBE.

Cook's one-day career ended by barrage of tin drums

Cook's one-day career ended by barrage of tin drums

In club cricket, changing the captain of a weak team would not usually improve results. 

Grenada island needs cricket equipment and playing kit

Grenada island needs cricket equipment and playing kit

The Club Cricket Conference have received an appeal for assistance from Grenada.

To blame: 'Attritional games and fewer local derbies'

To blame: 'Attritional games and fewer local derbies'

The elite restructuring carried out by the ECB has led to boring and attritional cricket. 

Roffey eye India trip as Horsham's Sussex champions

Roffey eye India trip as Horsham's Sussex champions

Roffey CC are planning a pre-season 2015 tour of India over the Easter holidays.

BBC must share responsibility for club cricket 'decline'

BBC must share responsibility for club cricket 'decline'

BBC Television seems to have a unique vision of school sport in the summer. 

The Nightwatchman Christmas Bundle - ideal gift this Christmas

The Nightwatchman Christmas Bundle - ideal gift this Christmas

The Nightwatchman, the renowned Wisden Cricket Quarterly, is the perfect gift this Christmas. 

Umpires and scorers are first on ECB's help list

Umpires and scorers are first on ECB's help list

Umpires and scorers to be first group to be consulted by the ECB about decline in club cricket.

Bedford urges Conference to help ECB tackle playing malaise

Bedford urges Conference to help ECB tackle playing malaise

A major nationwide consultation process within recreational cricket is to be launched.

ECB seek answers after survey hints at dwindling numbers

ECB seek answers after survey hints at dwindling numbers

The number of players active in recreational cricket has drifted downwards, according to major ECB research.


Wisden-MCC photo competition awaits entry avalanche

Wisden-MCC photo competition awaits entry avalanche

First prize in the Wisden-MCC Cricket Photograph of the Year competition has doubled to £2,000. 

Foakes set for Sri Lanka taste before new county start

Foakes set for Sri Lanka taste before new county start

Ben Foakes has been chosen as one of four young professionals to play first class cricket in Sri Lanka.

Conference Cup in limbo while grim statistics are digested

Conference Cup in limbo while grim statistics are digested

Worrying statistics have prompted the suspension of The Conference Cup competition for a year.