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NORTH CHESHIRE JUNIOR CRICKET ASSOCIATION


2017 Version


PLAYING REGULATIONS


1.   Matches shall be arranged for Under 15, Under 13, Under 11 and Under 9 age groups.

2.   Only cricket clubs who enter teams in the relevant age group of the North Cheshire Junior Cricket Association may participate in the NCJCA’s respective age group cup competitions

3.   Participating clubs can only field players in the cup competitions who have played the majority of their cricket, prior to each round, in the NCJCA that season.

4.   Boys must be under 15, 13, 11 or 9 on 1st. September of the year preceding the matches.

The NCJA encourages the development of girl cricketers  and
 demonstrates this by
 
 a) in competitive matches  permitting girls up to 2 years older than
 the boys' specified age group to play ;
 
 b) in all friendly matches including  older girl players according to
 their ability.
 
 This participation is dependent on team managers and coaches being
 satisfied the players are competent to participate and practical 
 arrangements are in place, if applicable, in line with ECB 'Safe Hands'
 policy. Team managers with considerable numbers of older girl players 
 should advise the opposition manager.  The NCJCA will review its
 encouragement of girls' participation annually.

5.   Under 15 matches to be played on midweek evening nominated by home club start time 6.30pm  and Under 13 matches to be played on Sunday mornings starting at 9.30am  

6.   If matches are unable to be played on the nominated day, they may be rearranged on another date at the discretion of the two managers

 7.   For Association matches : -


U13 level        25 overs.   5 overs per bowler maximum.

            Batsmen to retire at 25, to return if needed when all wickets have fallen.

           21 yard pitch  :  Small ball  4 3/4 oz.

U15 level        20 overs.   4 overs per bowler maximum,

  Batsmen to retire at 30, to return if needed when all wickets have fallen.

   Full size pitch and ball.

8.   Knockout competition - special rules on separate sheet.

9.   In all matches, no fieldsman may field within 11 yards of the batsman, except for the wicket-keeper and behind the popping crease on the off side.


NCJCA KNOCKOUT COMPETITION RULES 2017 (Under 15s, 13s, 11s)

 

1. PLAYING RULES

1.1       Games to be of 20 overs per side.

1.2       Maximum of 4 overs per bowler.

1.3       No limitation on number of runs scored by any batsman.

1.4       U13s play on 21 yard pitch with 4.75 oz. ball.

1.5       The team scoring most runs will be the winner. In the case of a tie after 20 overs, the side losing least wickets will be the winner. Should this not decide the result, the team with highest score after 19 overs will be the winner (then 18,17 etc.).

1.6       In the case of inclement weather, the number of overs may be reduced by mutual

            agreement of organisers.

1.7       Matches terminated prematurely by weather will be decided on run rate per over, provided that 10 overs   have been completed in the second innings.

o        Players must play for one club only in each competition.

        Special rules for U11s

·       10 per side, batting as 5 pairs for 4 overs per pair. Hence 20 overs per innings.

·       Runs begin at 200, with 4 runs lost for each wicket.

·       Batsmen swap ends when a wicket falls, unless the end of an over.

·       Wides count as TWO extra runs. An extra ball is not added, unless it is the last over of the innings.

·       No-balls count as one extra run, and an extra ball is added.

·       The LBW rule will not apply as a means of dismissal

·       In the case of a tie in ‘net’ score, the winner is the side scoring the most runs.

·       Pitch length: 20 yards.               4.75 oz. Ball (as U13)    Small stumps, if available.

 

2.  COMPLETION DATES

2.1       Matches MUST be completed on or before the following dates.

                               1st. round    :   12th June

                               2nd. round   :   3rd July

                               Semi‑final     :   24th  July

            The finals will be played in early September.

 

2.2       The HOME organiser is responsible for making contact with his opposition organiser

 to arrange a date to play. It is expected that it will normally possible to fix a mutually acceptable date, usually on a weekday evening. If agreed by both organisers, the match may be played on the ground of the club drawn away. If the AWAY organiser has not heard from his opposite number 1 week before the completion date, he is advised to make contact.

            If either organiser is unable to contact the opponent, ring the Fixture Secretary.

 

3.  NON COMPLETION OF MATCHES

3.1       If the match cannot be completed by the set date, although a date has been arranged, because of   weather or pitch condition, the result will be decided by a 'toss of coin'.

3.2       If organisers are NOT able to arrange a date before completion date, either organiser should contact the Fixture Secretary as soon as possible. He (or the Chairman) will decide which team goes through, using the following principles :

                               ‑ The HOME team will be awarded the match, if they have offered 3 dates  all of which have  been rejected by the away team.

                               ‑ The AWAY team will be awarded the match, if the HOME team have offered fewer than 3   dates, and the away team have bona fide reasons for rejecting any dates which have been    offered.

3.3       Once a date has been agreed, any team defaulting will be deemed to have lost.

 

4.  REPORTING RESULTS

 

o   The home manager will be responsible for completing a result sheet for all cup matches

o   This will included the names of all players

o   The result of the game

o   Signature of both coaches or managers

o   The result sheet will be sent to the competition organiser, where possible via email, within 7 days of the expected completion date for each round  

o   Failure to sign and return a result sheet will result in a £10 fine for each instance and possible exclusion from the competition.

o   Away teams failing to sign or provide team names will also be fined and maybe excluded  

o   If the match has not been played for any reason by the completion date, the home club must contact the competition organiser with an explanation. The competition organiser may at his discretion extend the completion deadline, ask for a positive decision to be made by the toss of a coin or make a judgement on which side should progress.

o   For semi final and final games players will be expected to have played in two previous NCJCA cup rounds at the same age group

o   For the final competing clubs will send a list of players expected to take part, including the number of games played by each player in that years NCJCA competitions, to the competition organiser 7 days prior to the game.  The competition organiser will use this to ensure the competition rules are being followed.

o   Playing an ineligible player in any round of the competition could result in exclusion from the competition  

o   The competition organiser will use the result sheets to monitor compliance with the rules and be empowered to enforce any penalties

o   Clubs have the right to appeal any penalty to the Executive committee who will make a final judgement.  


                   



 

 

 

Under 15s Knockout Champions 

Year

Champions

Runners Up

1987

Winnington Park

 

1988

Bowdon

 

1989

Winnington Park

 

1990

Winnington Park

 

1991

Grappenhall

 

1992

Alderley Edge

 

1993

Warrington

 

1994

Grappenhall

 

1995

Winnington Park

 

1996

Frodsham

 

1997

Davenham

 

1998

Chester BH

 

1999

Grappenhall

 

2000

Davenham

 

2001

Alderley Edge

 

2002

Appleton

 

2003

Alderley Edge

 

2004

Alderley Edge

 

2005

Davenham

 

2006

Grappenhall

 

2007

Chester BH

Christleton

2008

Moorfield

Stretton

2009

Kingsley

Weaverham

2010

Alderley Edge

Kingsley

2011

Glazebury

Kingsley

2012

Kingsley

Appleton

2013

Barrow

Stretton

2014

Weaverham

Warrington