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Sunday’s results

Sunday June 17th 2018 *home team SUNDAY LEAGUE: Wivenhoe (20pts) 326-3, *Abberton (1pt) 73               Wivenhoe won by 253 runs *Frinton (19pts) 238-8, Mistley (8pts) 178-9 Frinton won by 60 runs Harwich & D. (20pts) v Brightlingsea (0pts) Harwich & D. won by concession LADIES T20 SECTION A: Bury St. Edmunds (-5pts) v Copdock & O.I. (20pts)  Copdock & O.I. won by concession LADIES T20 SECTION B: Bardwell (20pts) v Frinton (0pts)    Bardwell won by concession Felixstowe & C. II (20pts) 139-3, Maldon (5pts) 97    Felixstowe & C. II won by 43 runs Hadleigh (17pts) 135, *Shotley Peninsula (10pts) 119-5          Hadleigh won by 16 runs *Worlingworth (2pts) 72-5, Melton St. Audrys (17pts) 75-1    Melton St. Audrys won by 9 wickets

2018-06-17T19:26:45+00:00 June 17th, 2018|0 Comments

Points crazy

For years I have thought that the maximum points a team can gain from a match is 20. Not so it seems, as today's Ladies T20 Section B match between Shotley Peninsula and Hadleigh has been entered into Play-Cricket like this: Shotley Peninsula          Hadleigh Game Points            0                        15 Penalty Points       24                       47 Batting Points        95                      88 Bowling Points       0                         0 Total Points            71                          56 Certainly a new record for the competition, but one that will not last beyond amendment!!!

2018-06-17T17:34:48+00:00 June 17th, 2018|0 Comments

Saturday’s results – one missing

Saturday June 16th 2018 *home team DIVISION ONE: Worlington (20pts) 231-7, *Coggeshall (5pts) 148                                   Worlington won by 83 runs Elmstead (5pts) 148, *Hadleigh (20pts) 151-7                                           Hadleigh won by 3 wickets Witham (5pts) 207-8, *Halstead (19pts) 208-0                                          Halstead won by 10 wickets Woolpit (6pts) 238-9, *Ipswich (19pts) 239-3                                            Ipswich won by 7 wickets *Maldon (5pts) 217, Wivenhoe (20pts) 220-1                                            Wivenhoe won by 9 wickets *Mistley (20pts) 306-9, Frinton II (9pts) 264                                              Mistley won by 42 runs DIVISION TWO: Little Bardfield V. (20pts) 268-6, *East Bergholt (8pts) 235                   Little Bardfield V. won by 33 runs *Haverhill (20pts) 317-5, Copdock & O.I. II (5pts) 157                            Haverhill won by 160 runs Lakenheath (20pts) 202, *Ipswich & E.S. (6pts) 117                                Lakenheath won by 85 runs Kelvedon & F. (4pts) 148, Braintree (20pts) 149-4                                   Braintree won by 6 wickets *Mildenhall II (20pts) 206-7, Sudbury II (6pts) 163                                   Mildenhall II won by 43 runs DIVISION THREE: *Abberton (17pts) 302-6, Tuddenham (8pts) 202-5                                 Abberton won by 100 runs Kesgrave (19pts) 204-7, *Bury St. Edmunds II (7pts) 193-9                  Kesgrave won by 11 runs Mistley II (5pts) 183-7, *Dunmow (18pts) 184-2                                        Dunmow won by 8 wickets *Easton (19pts) 219-6, Brockley (7pts) 178-8                                            Easton won by 41 runs *Long Melford (20pts) 174-6, Haverhill II (6pts) 155                                Long Melford won by 19 runs Walsham le Willows (3pts) 172, *Woolpit II (20pts) 176-1                      Woolpit II won by 9 wickets DIVISION FOUR: St. Margarets (2pts) 145-6, *Eight Ash Green (18pts) 147-1                 Eight Ash Green won by 9 wickets Coggeshall II (20pts) 256-8, *Elmstead II (6pts) 125                                Coggeshall II won by 131 runs Maldon II (3pts) 128-9, *Felixstowe & C. (19pts) 129-2                           Felixstowe & [...]

2018-06-17T12:34:45+00:00 June 16th, 2018|0 Comments

Fourth concession

Copdock & O.I. III have had to make their fourth concession of the season tomorrow, when they were due to play Sudbury III. Under Rule 17a, they do not suffer any additional points deduction, but the team will not be accepted for entry into the Two Counties Cricket Championship for the following season unless they gain the approval of the Annual General Meeting, and then they will have to start in the lowest division.

2018-06-15T16:01:26+00:00 June 15th, 2018|0 Comments

Worlington progress

Worlington defeated East Bergholt in the all Two Counties tie of the National Village Cup Regional Final. Batting first, Worlington posted 324-3 from their 40 overs thanks to personal bests from openers Graham Ford (136*) and Ziaf Kulasi (151). East Bergholt then closed on 252-6 in reply with George Foster's knock of 90 the best effort for the visitors. The win gives Worlington their third Regional Title in the competition, and they now host Langleybury CC of the Saracens Hertfordshire League in the first National Round (last 32) on Sunday 24th June

2018-06-10T22:09:51+00:00 June 10th, 2018|0 Comments

Outstanding and incomplete scorecards

There is a worrying trend in scorecards not being completed, a number with missing players. This is somewhat surprising in so much as, team cards with all the players names should be being exchanged prior to matches starting, so the scorers should know whom is participating. As of Saturday morning, 16th June, the full list of incomplete scorecards is as follows: and some go back two weeks now. June 10th: Melton St. Audrys v Shotley Peninsula, Ladies T20 Section B: Scorecard not started. June 10th: Woolpit v Felixstowe & C. II. Ladies T20 Section B: Woolpit need to register one player. June 9th: Nowton v Kelvedon & Feering II, Division Five, Kelvedon player missing. June 9th: Dunmow II v Eye & District, Division Eight: Seven Eye players are "unsure". June 9th: Kelvedon & F. III v West Mersea II: Division Nine South: one West Mersea player unregistered. June 2nd: Mildenhall II v Copdock & O.I. II - Division Two: Scorecard not even started. May 6th: Bury St. Edmunds v Copdock & O.I. - Ladies T20 Section A: Alex Stanford listed as playinng, but has not been registered. I hope the threat of further points deductions will get this list dramatically reduced in the next couple of days.

2018-06-16T07:15:14+00:00 June 8th, 2018|0 Comments

Trotter & Deane

To our First Anniversary Celebration - with special guests Alastair Cook and Nick Knight! Tuesday 19th June An Exclusive Event at our Cambridge Store To celebrate the first anniversary of our Cambridge store and to say thank you for your continued support, we are formally inviting you to our official opening. We are delighted to announce that the former England cricket captain Alastair Cook and former England cricketer Nick Knight will be joining us for a meet and greet opportunity from 2pm onwards. We'll put the bubbly on ice and hope you can join us in raising a glass! We also are holding a raffle which everyone will be entered into before 5pm for the chance to win two tickets plus hospitality for the England vs India test match at Lords on Friday 10th August. Hopefully see you there! T&D Cambridge 15/16 Sussex Street, Cambridge, CB1 1PA Tel. 01223 603050 TROTTERANDDEANE.COM

2018-06-14T08:06:57+00:00 June 5th, 2018|0 Comments

Disciplinary Reports

The following players have been charged with Level 1 Disciplinary Action, which will remain on their record for the foreseeable future: Level 1 offenders: Tom Bonham (Haverhill) - One week ban was imposed by the club, but the player has since left the club. Damien Smith (Ipswich) - player given written warning as to his future conduct Adrian Stockton (Mistley) - player given written warning as to his future conduct Jack Mexome (Copdock & O.I.) - player warned as to his future conduct Will Bailey (Haverhill) - player given written warning as to his future conduct Tom Durrell (Wivenhoe) - player given a verbal warning. Level 2 offenders: Jason Newland (Frinton) - Immediate five match ban, with a further three matches suspended for 12 months. Suspension of club membership, and player to send written apology to Maldon Cricket Club.  

2018-06-16T07:18:31+00:00 June 5th, 2018|0 Comments

Multiple identities

It is very distressing to report that there is a group of players going around clubs in the Suffolk area, and registering to play in the Two Counties Cricket Championship for those clubs using different but similar names, different dates of birth, and varying places of birth and entry dates into the UK. The clubs involved are all now aware of the situation that they may have been duped and no blame is being attached to the clubs, and they have agreed not to select the players from now on. The players, on the other hand, are now having their "multiple" registrations withdrawn. It is possible that the players may now approach another club, and we wish to make clubs aware that all may not appear to be as it seems with them, and that registration will be futile. The players, not all necessarily at all three clubs, have turned out during 2017 and 2018 for Ipswich & East Suffolk, Yoxford, and now this season they have also turned out for Copdock & Old Ipswichians. The names have been as follows: for Ipswich & East Suffolk, Akhtar Khan. For Yoxford, Ahkter Khan, Ankit Singh, Santosh Sasanjani, and Dhaval Sasanjani. For Copdock & Old Ipswichians, as Aktar Khan (registration was rejected), Ankit Sajnani, Dhaval Sajnani, and Santosh Sajnani. Obviously the results of matches may have been different had these players not been playing in them, and this entire matter will be dealt with at the next Management Sub-Committee Meeting.  

2018-06-02T08:37:48+00:00 June 2nd, 2018|0 Comments

Two club penalised for ineligible players

Two Division Two clubs, Ipswich & East Suffolk, and Copdock & O.I. II, have both lost the points they gained, plus an additional 16 points each. after fielding ineligible players against Haverhill and Lakenheath respectively. Lakenheath did gain 20 points from the match against Copdock & O.I. II, but Haverhill only originally picked up 18 for their victory over Ipswich & East Suffolk, so, in accordance with the rules, they have now gained the full 20 points from the match. The offending clubs were both given warnings that they were likely to be infringing the regulations, but failed to make any efforts to recifty the situation. There is every possibilty of further penalties being applied, as the administration of more than a couple of clubs is sadly below the required standard at the moment.

2018-05-22T21:43:46+00:00 May 22nd, 2018|0 Comments