Latest News

Good News from two of our Member Clubs moving forwards:-

Astwood Bank's new pavilion was opened by Tom Hill from the Worcestershire Cricket Board on Friday 26th May 2017.

Belbroughton's newly refurbished Pavilion was opened by Lady Guthrie on Sunday 14th May 2017.

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Less good news, first 2017 report of stolen equipment:

The following has been stolen from Norwood Road, the base for Oldswinford & Stour Social's 3rds and 4ths:

To include a ransomes 61 certes, Dennis g860 with verti-cutting unit fitted. Masport Olympic 500 golf. Along with some old rotary and strimmer.

Please be on the look out. Machines are micro tagged and police informed today.

Any information, please contact Dave Lane on 07812 005220

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Old Elizabethans Scorer needed

Old Elizabethans CC are looking for a scorer for the 1st XI, good remuneration on offer. All season would be ideal, but partial availability will also be accepted.

Contact Steve Walsh for further details: 07834 115973 stevewalsh27@yahoo.co.uk

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NEW UMPIRES are always required and if you know anyone who would like to stand in WCL, please contact Mike neal on 01527 523937.

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Are you getting on a bit?

If any players are approaching 50 years of age, Worcestershire Seniorswould like to hear from you for their 50+, 60+ and 70+ sides. Any league players 48+ should contact their Secretary, Glyn Thomas on 0121 421 5648 or 07800 709171 or email : glynthomas01@talktalk.net to see what opportunities there are to extend your playing career with their friendly yet competitve teams.

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LEAGUE TIES

The league has a stylish TIE and you can buy one for £10. Contact the Administrator on 01905 774210 or send your cheque to the address in the handbook.

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Some changes to the 2017 Handbook:

Himbleton 2nd XI Captain's e mail should read caspar.jones@btinternet.com

Redditch Entaco have appoointed Liam Phelan as 3rd XI Captain his number is 07881 238969 e mail phelo111@googlemail.com

Enville have a new 2nd XI Captain, Mark Jenkinson 07581 522862 e mail jenko012@hotmail.co.uk

Harborne 4ths have a new Captain, Sarah Sribala-Sundaram whose phone number is 07890 990718.

Old Hill 4ths have a new Captain, Jamie Watson, number 07946 204948.

West Malvern's skipper, Matt Gammon's number is incorrect in the handbook, it should read 07411 614614.

Eastnor have a new 2nd XI Captain, it is Steve Davies who is on 07880 783551

Droitwich have a new Captain - Martyn Davies on 07949 225665

In addition on page 192 which covers penalties for Technical breaches, the page should have made clear that penalties shown under numbers 4-8 will only be applied if reported by panel umpires.

NEW UMPIRE : Ian Worrad 01684 294532, 07830 002051

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PRE-MATCH PITCH INSPECTIONS

Under playing condition 2a&b(i), a Captain can demand a Pitch inspection when he is informed that a home team wishes to cancel a match due to bad weather.

Please note the following:

1.  The AWAY Captain must immediately notify his opposite number that he intends to ask for this power.

2. He must initiate the inspection before 10.30am after that thedecision must be left until the scheduled start of the match.

3.  If a pitch inspector attends to give an opinion, he should be paid £10 by the Away Club if the match is not played and by the Home club if it is.

Some Umpires/Delegates have volunteered their services on Saturday mornings and can be contacted direct by away teams, they are:

MALVERN AREA : Ian Worrad - 07830 002051

BRIERLEY HILL : Andy Goodwin - 01384 261061

KIDDERMINSTER AREA : Bill Brooks - 01562 68561

REDDITCH AREA : Neil Sutton - 07709 057776

STOURBRIDGE AREA : Tony Boardman - 07966 328869

WORCESTER AREA : Tom Gray - 07593 415368

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The Umpires and Scorers Association has a website: For their latest news please click on the link below. www.worcumpires.org.uk

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SELF DECLARATION FORMS

New members - if you sign new adult members from other clubs, whether WCL or not, it would be good practice to get a self-declaration form signed as per the example pdf on the download page.

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THE LEAGUE TREASURER is David Mills, 23, Forest Close, Bewdley DY12 2UF, TEL. 01299 402800.

The Bank sort code is 30-99-90 and our account number is 03021586 for any club that wishes to pay us by BACS. dshvj.mills@btinternet.com

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