Geoff Richards Trophy 2016
ENTRIES CLOSE 12th February 2016
We would like to invite you to participate in the Geoff Richards Trophy, which is an 8 a side pairs hard ball competition for primary schools at the year 6 age group. The competition which is made up of 12 over per side games is an open competition which can be entered by primary, independent and state schools. The competition is initially organised in geographically based groups, with the group winners and best runners-up going forward to play-offs to determine the 4 finalists. The finals day for this competition will be held W/C 13th June 2016. The Surrey winners will then go forward to represent the county in the Regional and National phases of the ESCA Saracens Cup.
Schools entering this competition must be affiliated to SSCA/SCF and, in addition, an entry fee of £5 will be charged. Entrants will be invoiced for the entry fee.
- Teams shall consist of 8 players who will bat in pairs.
- Squads may be of up to 10 players.
- The batting pair will bat for 3 consecutive overs.
- No bowler may bowl more than 2 overs in any one game and the wicket keeper may not bowl – N.B – no fast bowler can exceed his daily quota in all day festivals.
- In the event of an injury to a player a substitute will be allowed on the field but not bowl. Should such an injury prevent the player from batting, a substitute from the team’s squad will be allowed to bat.
- Score begins with 200 with 5 runs deducted for each wicket, otherwise runs will be score in the normal way.
- If a batter is dismissed he/she will not face the next delivery, even if this means changing ends.
- The pitch should be 20 yards long.
- Unless otherwise stated the normal laws of cricket [code 2000] will apply except that no extra ball will be given for a wide or no ball unless this occurs in the last over of an innings.
- No one may field within 11 yards of the wicket, measured from the middle stump, except behind the wicket on the off side. A fielder may move into the restricted area to make a catch or to field the ball provided he was outside the area when the stroke was made.
- In accordance with the recommendation of the ECB Cricket Helmets are to be worn when batting or wicket keeping standing up. The ECB Fast Bowling regulations will apply.
- The captain is in sole charge on the field and any coaching from the side by the teams managers, coaches or parents is to be discouraged.
- The decision of the Executive Committee is final in regard to any disputes.
For any further queries, do not hesitate to contact Phil Everest (Junior Competitions Administrator)
via email: email@example.com
via phone: 07932 644849
We look forward to receiving your entry into this competition!
Further details about this competition will be released once the deadline for entries has closed.