Welcome back to everyone after the festive season break. This report will look at a variety of areas of Club Cricket, namely: The Leagues and the GCB club structures that are in place, Junior Cricket, the GCB T20 Competition, Umpires, Scorers, and Disciplinary Issues and the way in which to report issues.
Club cricket resumed on the 6 January 2018 after the Xmas break.
Gauteng Cricket Board has the following club structures in place:
Saturday One to Saturday Seven
Each League consisting of 10 Teams
Saturday Cricket starts at 13:00 hours
Gauteng Cricket Board runs a program for juniors from under 7 to under 15
This program takes place on a Saturday morning
GCB T20 Competition
This competition was won by Jeppe C.C . who then represented the Gauteng Cricket Board in a playoff against North West, played against the NW Union.
50 % of the fixtures have now been completed
The Association has been able to provide Umpires for the Premier, Presidents, and Sunday One Leagues.
Saturday One League have been blessed with umpires .
The Association has successfully placed scorers at Premier & Presidents League.
CSA has partnered with Webcricket and all clubs are encouraged to work on this scoring system.
Spirit of the Game – The office has emphasized the Spirit of the game on a weekly bases, and yet reports forwarded to the office indicate that this document has not been read and understood. It is the duty of the chairman and captains of the teams to ensure that all players under the Gauteng Cricket Board have a clear understanding of the Spirit of the game
Disciplinary Committee – A Disciplinary Committee is in place. All matters not in accordance to the “Spirit of the Game” will be addressed by this Committee.
As in the past, a formal written complaint must be forwarded to the office for any action to be taken.
Please note timelines for reports.
Please note a comment on the result card does not qualify as a formal complaint.
Club Administrator and Liaison officer