Committee Meeting June 2016

MINUTES of the LMC

Date:                Tuesday 14th June 16

Time:                7pm

Location:          Central Avenue, Worksop

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People Present: Gareth Jones (chairman), Gary France (Secretary), Tom Munro (Treasurer), Ian Batty, Malcolm Daniels, Malcolm Hall, Trevor Haywood, Brian Hicklin, John Leaning, John Lyne, Richard Martin, David Parnham, Stef Roberts, Richard Swann, Jack Tarr, and Graham Venables.

Apologies: Michael Beard ( President), Michael Carlisle, Gary Bardill, Glenn Pym, Brian Rivington, Andrew Rossington and Alan Vollans.

 

The Minutes of the previous meeting had previously been circulated and were accepted as a true and accurate record.

 

1 MATTERS ARISING FROM THOSE MINUTES

1.1

The meeting discussed potential dates for the use of 12 ‘Special Imperial County’ Reader cricket balls in the Championship Division, all on the same date.

DECISION: This highest grade of ball from Readers would be used on Saturday 30th July 16, by all Championship Teams. Distribution of those balls to the relevant clubs would be done from the July LMC meeting which is now planned for the 19th July 16.

 

2. CORRESPONDENCE

2.1

CHAMPIONSHIP GAME – Thoresby Colliery CC v Retford CC – 11th June 16

Trevor Haywood left the room.

The meeting discussed at length a variety of matters from both during and after the game, concerning players, reports from umpires and other correspondence.

DECISION: Further work and research was required to establish the facts. The League Secretary was asked to liaise with the League Disciplinary Team concerning any future actions.

 

2.2

The meeting discussed communications from clubs regarding perceptions about umpires allocated to games who may have some kind of historical connections to certain clubs.

DECISION: In liaison with the BDUA, the availability screening sheets for umpire appointments before a season begins will ask all umpires to disclose any clubs or matches where there may be a conflict of interests between the participants of the game and any umpire, based upon cricket history or connections between umpires and clubs.

 

2.3

The meeting discussed the cancelation of the game between Milton III v Thurcroft in Div 8, a series of text messages between both clubs, including the text from Thurcroft stating that they could not raise a team and therefore the game was not fulfilled by Thurcroft.

DECISION: Milton III 20 points, Thurcroft 10 points reduced and a £10 fine in keeping with league rules. Following a discussion concerning timing and content of those text messages, the meeting agreed that Thurcroft should pay for the costs of their teas in the sum of £33, which Milton had already paid for, believing that Thurcroft were travelling to the fixture.

 

3. FINANCE & SPONSORSHIP

3.1

The treasurer circulated an up to date balance sheet concerning income and expenditure.

Further consideration would be given to further sponsorship support being downloaded to clubs to plan ahead for the following season. To date, the league financial balance stood at: £8,909.51

 

4. DISCIPLINARY ISSUES

4.1

A recent discipline hearing had been held regarding the conduct of two players from West Indian Cavaliers CC from their game versus Blidworth on the 7th May 16.

DECISION: The two players from WI Cavaliers CC were:

  • Suspended from playing any form of cricket between 21st May 16 and 10th June 16 inclusive
  • Suspended from playing any form of cricket for a further 3 weeks, but SUSPENDED until the end of the 2016 season.
  • In Div 1, WI Cavaliers CC would be reduced by 6 points
  • Both players to submit a letter of apology to the League Secretary by the 14th June 16

 

5. UNFULFILLED FIXTURES / LATE RESULTS / SCORECARDS / UMPIRE ASSESSMENTS

5.1

As agreed at the May meeting the League Secretary updated the meeting about all of these issue, for the Statistician to update regarding any point deductions and the Treasurer for any fines imposed. The list was updated to and inclusive of Saturday 11th June 16.

 

6. MALLEN T20 ARRANGEMENTS

6.1

The meeting discussed and decided the plans for semi-final and final of the Mallen T20

DECISION: For information only

 

7. REPORTS OF OTHER MEETINGS

7.1

Richard Martin updated the meeting concerning overseas players and the issues surrounding passports, visa’s and work permits and the relevant sources of advice available to cricket clubs.

DECISION: For information only. A further letter of guidance was to be circulated by the Nottinghamshire Cricket Board

 

There was no other business and the meeting close at 9.40pm

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