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CCL September News

7th September 2017 Posted in Latest and League by Michael Weeks


The arrangements for the County Finals are as follows. As can be seen there is plenty still to be decided on the final round of matches this weekend. The current workings for Division 5 are      Division 5 Standings          Full Tables


Saturday 16 September (if wet Sunday 17th)

LWC Drinks Cornwall Cricket League County Finals

Division 2: Launceston or St Erme  v Beacon or Redruth II      at North Cornwall CC, Bude (12 noon – 50 overs).

Division 3: Tideford or Ladock  v Hayle II or Gulval                   at Rosudgeon & Kenneggy CC (1.00pm – 45 overs).

Division 4: Holsworthy v St Buryan or Truro III or St Newlyn East at Tintagel CC (1.00pm – 45 overs).

Division 5 County (1 v 2): Stithians II or Redruth III v St Ives II    at Paul CC (1.00pm – 40 overs).

Division 5 Plate (3 v 4): Lanhydrock II  v Veryan                       at Redruth CC (1.00pm – 40 overs).


Division 5 pairings based on current ranking of average points per games started – subject to confirmation after the final round of games. With one game remaining Division 5 Tamar Champions Milton Abbot cannot be ranked higher than fifth


Cornwall Sports Awards

Information and a very simple nominations process is available through the link below to either nominate someone or an organisation you know needs recognising within the cricket world. Closing Date 15 September


Rule    Clarification

Having had queries the League agrees that this rule needs to be written more clearly for the future as it is being misunderstood.

It currently reads:

On the 1st August, or thereafter in a season, a player who has played 75% or more games, that have started, for a higher Division team are not permitted to play for a lower Division team unless they have not played in the three previous games, that have started, for the higher Division team.

It is about how many games for a higher level team a player has played out of a maximum that he could have played e.g. (10 of 14 = 71%).  It is not about how many games the individual has played for a higher level team in comparison to his full total for the season.  The rule does not say 75% of his games for the season. Otherwise a part time player who has only played 3 games all season, for the first team, couldn’t then play for the second team.

Premier Clubs – a reminder (5 out of 8 rule when Higher Tier Team is not playing) also applies on Saturday 9 September.

Please ensure your selections comply to avoid any issues.


Divisions 2018

Sadly the rules regarding Conceded matches (Rule 11.2.4) have had to be applied. As it stands (at 4/9)  Tier 1 – Division 2 West Goldsithney, Tier 2 – Division 4 West Ludgvan II’s & Division 4 East St Minver II’s & St Blazey II’s have all conceded 2 or more games so are automatically relegated as per Rule 11.2.4.

Tier 3 – Division 5 Atlantic – Praze II’s have conceded a fifth game so are automatically removed from the League as per Rule 11.2.4.. The official table has been revised with points from their fixtures expurgated. The scorecards on play cricket should remain in place however as non CCL games.

Promotions – As always they are subject to LMC verification re criteria etc. No-one has been officially promoted yet!

Relegations – Nothing can be confirmed apart from the automatic relegations as stated above due to conceded games.  Until who comes down from County 1 (East or West) is confirmed it is impossible to predict what happens in the other divisions, as previously demonstrated in the last newsletter. County 1 is yet to be finalised at this time. When it has the League  will get the information out, and the ramifications, as soon as possible of course.


Development League

A reminder please all clubs to submit a response by Friday 8th September.

All clubs are invited to consider entering a team in the new League for the 2018 season.

In order to plan the shape of the whole of the Cornwall Cricket League for next season and to discuss it at the September Club Meetings, we would like you to answer the following questions


1                  The likelihood of our club playing in the Development League is:


2                  IF we enter a team in the Development League, this team would:

(D)  Be an EXTRA team at our club      (E)  REPLACE our lowest CCL team



Any Comments are welcomed


League Averages

After the retirement of Mike Evans last  year I was helped with this onerous task by Troon CC Statistician Anthony Carter. We have decided this year to approach it from a different angle using existing technology and making life simpler for all concerned. We all have enough to do as it is! At the 2013 AGM clubs voted to make it mandatory for all play cricket scorecards to  be submitted within 48 hours in all tiers, extending the mandatory ECB Premier League requirement. Over the past five seasons this has become standard practice and the benefits are obvious with full player stats readily available. Numerous cards are online within hours of matches played and some even live via the play-cricket scorer app. Each club can view their own match by match stats via the Statistics tab on their play cricket homepage throughout the year. The full league stats can be viewed on the CCL play-cricket site likewise. Long gone is the wait until the Yearbook is published in April before they see the light of print. It is our intention to use this source of  data now to produce the official averages to avoid so much unnecessary work, duplicating what is already in place.

The accuracy of course depends on the full scorecards being in place. That includes BOTH innings of matches by the HOME club please. The AWAY club should as a matter of course being checking the accuracy each week and amending as necessary anything incorrect and making sure their data has been uploaded.

Clubs will have until 1st OCTOBER to ensure all the scorecards are fully in place.

During October we will produce a first draft of averages for each division and distribute as a single document. Clubs will have a set time to check they agree with the accuracy of entries for their club after which the Official Averages will be published on the Cornwall Cricket Website, by November all being well.



End of Season Clubs Meetings

There is a change of format this year with the Tier Meetings being replaced by Divisional Meetings. The first will be for Premier & County 1 Teams (2018). There will then be two meetings for teams in Division 2 and below. One is at Bodmin Rugby Football Club and the other at the Cornwall Cricket Centre. Clubs are invited to attend whichever they wish, particularly relevant to clubs in the centre of the county.

Tue 19 Sept     Premier & County 1           Cornwall Cricket Centre                    7.00 – 9.30pm

Wed 20 Sept    Divisions 2-5                      Cornwall Cricket Centre                    7.00 – 9.30pm

Thur 21 Sept    Divisions 2-5                      Bodmin RFC                                       7.00 – 9.30pm

Clubs are  invited to either of the Divisions 2-5 meetings,  as they wish geographically



Diary Dates

Fri 8  September                  Return Development League proposal opinion.

Sun 10 September               Completion date of League Season

Sat 16 September County Finals 1pm (if wet Sun 17)

Tue 19 September               Clubs Meeting – Premier & County 1 (2018)  at Cornwall Cricket Centre, Truro 7.00pm

Wed 20 September              Clubs Meeting – Divisions 2-5  (2018)  at Cornwall Cricket Centre, Truro 7.00pm

Thur 21 September              Clubs Meeting – Divisions 2-5  (2018)  at Bodmin Rugby Football Club  7.00pm

Sun 1 October                     Closing Date for Rule proposals, Upload of Scorecards, Applications to join the League,

Re-Elections of teams finishing bottom of each Division 5 or conceding 3 or more games..