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Players Over the age of 18 – The ECB strongly recommends that all adult recreational cricketers wear helmets for certain activities, preferably which meet the most recent British Safety Standard. This recommendation applies to batting against all types of bowling, wicketkeepers standing up to the wicket (who may as an alternative wear face protectors) and fielders fielding closer than 8 yards from the batsman’s middle stump, except behind the wicket on the off side.

Under 18′s – The position in relation to U18′s currently remains unchanged, and is governed by the ‘ECB Guidance on the Wearing of Cricket Helmets by Young Players’ card provided with the recent copy of the magazine and also found at

Handbooks are now available for collection in accordance with schedule HERE.

To avoid inconvenience to the Clubs kind enough to act as distribution points, handbooks should be collected by Saturday 7th May.

We have two sides entering the CCC Sovereign Trophy this year, Divisions 1/2 and Divisions 3/4/5.

The Division 1/2 team will be manged by Liam Tegg 07584 302237 and have a bye in the first round with their opening match to be on 25th May at a home venue tba.

The Division 3/4/5 team will be managed by Mark Tucker  and will play at Minster on 11th May against the Caribbean Cup Club Competition XI.

Please contact above if you would like to be considered for selection.

Gravesend will be emailing affected Club, but please could 1st XI Saturday oppositions visiting the Bat & Ball arrive for games after 11.00 a.m. as due to junior cricket their Clubhouse will not be open until then and car park congested.

It is sad to announce that Hollingbourne 2nd XI have had to withdraw from Division 4, 2nd XI for 2016.

Only one side from this Division and Division 5, 2nd XI will thus now be relegated this season.

The new playing conditions are now up on the Kent League website and our Play-Cricket site. For the avoidance of doubt, Divisions 1, 2 and 3, 2nd XI’s will play 50 over per side matches (as per 2015) but with a 12.30 p.m. start.

The latest Safeguarding newsletter from Kent Community Cricket may be see HERE

The Twenty/20 draw for 2016 is now here.

There will be some minor modifications to the rules so please check back soon.

Please start arranging your first round fixtures as soon as possible.

There is a moratorium on Clubmark registrations and accreditations for 2016 please see HERE

For more information please contact email address following or submit a CV and covering letter to

Deadline is 20th February.