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League Fixtures for 2017 are here.
Saturday Helpdesk (Pre-Match only) number: 07444 322905
A load of photos taken at the 2016 Presentation night are on Facebook here.
Attention all clubs! The League Secretary's Mid-Winter Newsletter contains important information regarding the ordering of balls, the collection of League Handbooks and Teamcards along with further news regrding the League structure and important notes for the 2017 season. The order form for balls for 2017 is here and basically you copy the form, enter your requirements and send it to Neil Pullen at Readers at email@example.com. Collection points and prices are on the form.
A message from the League Registrar to all Club Registrars.....Please note that if you wish to register a player who used to play for any club that has ceased to be a member club of BDCL (e.g. Firbeck Colliery CC) please submit a registration request as if a new player. Thank you. Tom Munro - Registrar BDCL.
THE last meeting of this Winter’s programme for the Bassetlaw Umpires Association takes place at the Cuckney Cricket Centre on Saturday 1st April at 2.30 p.m. The guest speaker will be Mark Arthur the Chief Executive Officer of Yorkshire County Cricket Club.
He was appointed to the Yorkshire post in 2013 and it has virtually been success all the way since. Yorkshire won the County Championship in 2014 and 2015 and look strong contenders for this coming season once again.
Everyone is welcome to attend and League umpires are urged to be there as the coming seasons handbooks will be handed out.
Woodsetts CC have withdrawn their 1st Xl from Div 2 for the 2017 season and only play with one team in Div 6.
That one team will now play at the cricket ground in Woodsetts village and not at Rockware CC.
All clubs in Div 2 (now only 11 teams) will have two blank weekends whenever they were due to play Woodsetts in that Division
Teversal Cricket Club of Division 3 of the Bassetlaw League would like to welcome new players for the 2017 season. Indoor nets are currently held at Kirkby College on Monday evenings, 7pm to 8pm. Please contact Club Secretary Andy Gregson for further details. firstname.lastname@example.org
Teversal Cricket Club Secretary 07950 463567
Club Website; http://teversal.play-cricket.com/
Mansfield League; http://manssunlge.play-cricket.com/home/home.asp
Bassetlaw League; http://www.bassetlaw-cricket.org.uk/
The cricket board will be hosting two roadshows prior to the start of the season. Providing club members with information on the coming year but more importantly giving clubs the opportunity to ask questions direct to NCB staff and colleagues. The evening will include a brief presentation, followed by an opportunity to meet the individuals below and ask any specific questions you may have. The following people will be present as well as all NCB staff and board members:
Matt Wood – Player pathway
Josh Scully – clubs/leagues and All Stars Cricket
Alan Harrison – Coach Education
Sue Redfern – ECB Clubs and Leagues (Clubmark and Funding) Mike Aplin – Grounds
If there are any questions or topics you would like covered then please let me, Josh Scully, know to ensure we can include or invite the relevant person.
Wednesday 8th March – Trent Bridge - Derek Randall Suite – 6:30pm start
Wednesday 22nd March – Welbeck CC – 6:30pm start
Please could you confirm your attendance by replying to email@example.com so we have an idea on numbers.
THE former Warwickshire and England opening batsman JOHN JAMESON is the March meeting guest at the Bassetlaw Umpires Association which will be held at the Cuckney Cricket Centre on Langwith Road on Saturday 11th March at 2.30 p.m..
John played four times for England but was unfortunate to be around at the same time as Geoff Boycott, John Edrich and his county colleague Dennis Amiss. He had an highest test score of 82 against India. He was a brave attacking opener who was at his best when trying to blast fast bowlers out of the ground.
He holds two unique records for England. He is the only player to be run out in both innings of a test match and in addition was dismissed the same way in the next match making it three times in consecutive innings.
John helped in the early development of Bangladesh cricket, was a first class umpire from 1983 to 1987, was a pitch inspector for the ECB and he is well known for his expertise on the laws of cricket and was called as an expert witness for the tribunal which dealt with the Darrell Hair incident in 2007.
He also coached at Sussex, was appointed MCC cricket secretary in 1989 and was appointed an MBE for his services to cricket in 2010. In 1974 for Warwickshire against Gloucestershire he scored 240 n.o. along with Rohan Kanhai who made 213 n.o. in an unbroken second wicket partnership of 465 which still remains a record in County cricket today.
This meeting will be a question and answer affair and John is on the working party that has re-written the laws of cricket which come into being in September of this year. Everyone is welcome to attend what should be a very interesting meeting.
Sponsors have now be obtained for all our divisions. They are:-
IM Sports Championship
The Little Kitchen Factory, Worksop Division 1
The LWC Drinks Division 2
The South Forest Leisure Complex Division 3
The Wales High School Division 4
The Kookaburra Readers Division 5
The Mapperley Sports Division 6
The Kookaburra Readers Division 7
Our sincere thanks for their kind support.
Top Sky presenter David "Bumble" Lloyd and local hero Geoff Miller present "Talking Cricket" in aid of Bassetlaw Hospice on Tuesday 16th May from 1.00pm to 4.30pm at the North Notts Arena in Worksop.
Come along and listen to two of the best speakers around on what should be a truly entertaining afternoon.
More information here.
BDCL T20 Tournament 2017
Mansfield Hos Mills
Lea & Roses
Papplewick & Linby
Notts & Arnold
N Wheatley & Lev
Lea & Roses
Groups 1-4 will play each other once in a round-robin format, while group 5 teams will play 2 games against each other. Venue and dates are here.
The top 4 teams will progress to the semi-finals held at Whitwell and Killamarsh, with the final at Killamarsh,
Nomads CC, who play their home games at Newstead Village, are looking for a top order batsman, and a bowler with a bit of pace to supplement their side for the forthcoming season.
Our pavilion will be host to a new Micro Pub before the start of the season, who will also be supplying our teas.
A warm welcome is assured from a friendly group and a friendly club.
Anyone interested please contact Andy Bunting on 07727 039937 or Kelvin Twigger on 07983 525704
Lawnmaster offer a range of high quality professional lawn and pitch care services from experienced groundsmen who have years of knowledge of grass maintenance and care. They have solutions to most, if not all, grass problems including bare patches, poor growth, pests and diseases, and are particularly proud of their results at bringing poor grass areas back to life.
Take a look at their website at http://www.lawnmaster.co.uk/lawn-care/nottingham-lincoln/ to see what they offer and how they can help you with your lawn and pitch care. They are the UK's Number 1 Lawn Maintenance & Lawn Care Treatment Service.
It's time again for the Club Support New Year Giveaway where 31 lucky clubs will get to start the New Year with a little gift from the ECB and Club Support Team. To go into the draw to win the prizes below, click here.
2 X large flat screen TVs
2 X large fridges
4 X microwaves
5 X £100 Amazon gift voucheres
6 X flat sheet covers supplied by Stuart Canvas
2 X boundary ropes supplied by Durant
10 X First Aid kits
South Normanton CC are looking for a couple of top order batsmen to play in div 4 next season to finish off over winter team rebuilding.
Anyone interested can contact Andrew Coope on 01773 782169 or 07710525110.
There are still places available on all the following local coaching courses this winter:
Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Childrens Cricket – Cuckney CC
Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Young People & Adults Cricket – The Minster School, Southwell
3 Childrens CPD Modules, YP & A CPD Modules – Trent Bridge
Specific dates and times for all courses are attached or can be found on the NCB website: http://www.nottscricket.com/page/coach-education/coaching-courses/be-part-of-crickets-future-12010/
To book a place on any of the courses above, please go to our online booking page and select the appropriate course: https://www.clubpay.co.uk/index.php?dispatch=categories.view&category_id=368
There is still a bursary available, for anyone who successfully completes a Level 2 course, receiving a 50% rebate, provided they haven’t received for any other coaching bursaries. I have also attached some additional information on ECB courses, which may be useful when choosing the right course or alternatively go to the ECB Coach Education pages for more information: https://www.ecb.co.uk/be-involved/coaching/coaching-courses
If you require any more information on courses, please do not hesitate to contact me on firstname.lastname@example.org or 0115 9823000.
Coming Soon: The future of junior cricket!
Cuckney CC are offering their facilities at special rates to Bassetlaw League affiliated clubs.
Individual indoor Cricket lanes £17 per hour
Individual indoor lanes with bowling machine £24 per hour
Whole hall hire £50 per hour (3 lanes or indoor cricket)
Whole hall hire £58 per hour (3 lanes and bowling machine)
Booking enquiries to Julie Cheetham on email email@example.com or