Hampshire League Virtual AGM ~ 18th February


Hampshire League Virtual AGM ~ 18th February


9.            Proposed Changes to the Rules of Play 2021


9a)  Proposed: HCL Committee - rule change for entering match information and results into Play

       Cricket 


Section 21 Match Information and results will be replaced by:  

 

Result Sheets

21.1    All teams are to enter the result onto Play Cricket.  Matches played on Saturdays must be entered by 12 noon on the Sunday following the match.   Matches played on Sundays must be entered by 12 noon on the Monday following the match.  

21.2    The home team in Divisions 1 and 2 (men’s) and all women’s divisions are to enter the full scorecard into Play Cricket by 12 noon on the Sunday following a Saturday match and 12 noon on the Monday following a Sunday match.    

The Play Cricket website must be populated with all match data.

If you are using a Play Cricket App for scoring, this information will be populated automatically into Play Cricket.

21.3    The home team in Divisions 3 to 6 (men’s) are to enter the result into Play Cricket by 12 noon on the Sunday following a Saturday match.  

The following information must be entered into Play Cricket:  the match result, runs scored, wickets lost, overs bowled and any notable performances for both teams.


21.4    The away team for all matches must verify the result in Play Cricket by Tuesday noon. 


21.5    In the event of a match not played or not cancelled for any reason, then no Play Cricket entry is required, however the cancellation must be reported to the Results Secretaries by 12 noon on a Sunday morning following a Saturday match, or by 12 noon on the Monday following a Sunday match.


21.6    You can find the details of the Results Secretaries on the website or in the handbook.


21.7    See table below for change to Constitution H3 & H4 regarding penalties for non-compliance.

Proposed Change to the Constitution

 

9b)  Proposed: HCL Committee rule change at H Penalties 

 

Amendment to Constitution H3 & H4 

H3 Failure to submit and verify a result sheet in Play Cricket in accordance with Rules 21.1, 21.2, 21.3 and 21.4.

Second failure for the same team in one season.

Third and subsequent failures in the same season.

£20



£25


£30






10 points

H4 Failure to communicate a result in accordance with Rule 21.5.

Second failure for the same team in one season.

Third and subsequent failures in the same season.

£20


£25


£30





10 points

 

The Hampshire League are asking clubs to vote on the following subjects this year. 

9.            Proposed Changes to the Rules of Play 2021 cont.

 

Ref

Proposal

Current: Rule 16.4.2 - Players 

Proposed: Rule 16.4.2 - Players

9b

In line with ECB guidelines, U12 county boys and girls be allowed to play in open HCL cricket matches, provided that they have written consent from both their parents and county coach.


Proposed: Management Committee

Junior cricketers in the age group of under 12 and below are not permitted to play in open age cricket.


In line with ECB guidelines, U12 county boys and girls be allowed to play in open age cricket matches, provided that they have written consent from both their parents and county coach.


All other junior cricketers in the age group of under 12 and below are not permitted to play in open age cricket.


If the motion above is not carried the following is proposed: 

9c

In line with ECB guidelines, U12 female county players be allowed to play in open HCL cricket matches, provided that they have written consent from both their parents and county coach.

 

Proposed:  St Cross Symondians CC       Seconded: New Milton Falcons and New Forest Women’s CC


Junior cricketers in the age group of under 12 and below are not permitted to play in open age cricket.


In line with ECB guidelines, U12 female county players be allowed to play in open age cricket matches, provided that they have written consent from both their parents and county coach.


All other junior cricketers in the age group of under 12 and below are not permitted to play in open age cricket.


 

Ref

Proposal

Current: Rule 10.2 -Tea Interval

Proposed: Rule 10.2 -Tea Interval

9d

The provision of cricket teas be deleted from the rules and replaced with ‘the men’s home club should be responsible for providing a choice of hot and cold drinks for both teams and officials. The proposal is broken down into 3 votes:


  • Men’s Division 1 and 2
  • Men’s Division 3 and 4
  • Men’s Division 5 and 6  

 

Proposed:  Fair Oaks CC Seconded: Trojans CC

The home team shall provide teas without cost to the visiting side.

The men’s home club should be responsible for providing a choice of hot and cold drinks for both teams and officials.

Ref

Proposal

Current: Rule 10.2 -Tea Interval

Proposed: Rule 10.2 -Tea Interval

9e

The provision of cricket teas be deleted from the rules and replaced with ‘the women’s home club should be responsible for providing a choice of hot and cold drinks for both teams and officials.

 

Proposed: Management Committee

 

The home team shall provide teas without cost to the visiting side.


The women’s home club should be responsible for providing a choice of hot and cold drinks for both teams and officials. 


 

Ref

Proposal

Current: Rule 2 -The Season

Proposed: Rule 2 -The Season

9f

We propose that clubs at regional level (ie. Division 5 and below) have the option of playing their home games on a Sunday, as opposed to a Saturday, and also have the option of agreeing away games to be switched to a Sunday should the opposition team agree to a change in venue.


Proposed: IBM Hursley CC

Seconded: Southampton Travelers CC             

 

…. All League matches will be played on Saturdays except the Women’s Division, which will play on Sundays.

…. All League matches will be played on Saturdays except in Division 5 and 6 where clubs may opt to play games on Sunday if this means that the club’s main ground can be used and the Women’s Division, which will play on Sundays.

 

 

Proposal

 

Current: Rule 16.4.5 -Ineligible Players

Proposed: Rule 16.4.5 - Ineligible Players

9g

In addition to 10e no player may play more than one HCL League game in a weekend.

 

Proposed: IBM Hursley CC

Seconded: Southampton Travelers CC                          

 

There is currently no 16.4.5.

No player may play two league games on the same weekend.

 

 

 

Proposal

 

Current:

Proposed:

9h

Starting in the 2021 season, each club with more than one women’s team (to include the WSCL*) must name their best 7 players, and these players will only play in the club's lower team if they adhere to the following:

Can only bat at number 5 and below

Retire at 50 but can return once the last wicket has fallen

Can bowl a maximum of 2 overs in a spell

The HCL Women’s Sub Committee will undertake to monitor scoresheets and report infringements to the main HCL committee.

Proposed: Women’s Sub Committee 

 

There is currently no reference to this in the handbook.

Each club with more than one women’s team (to include the WSCL*) must name their best 7 players, and these players will only play in the club's lower team if they adhere to the following:

Can only bat at number 5 and below

Retire at 50 but can return once the last wicket has fallen

Can bowl a maximum of 2 overs in a spell

The HCL Women’s Sub Committee will undertake to monitor scoresheets and report infringements to the main HCL committee.