Return to Cricket

Return to Cricket

By Jon Beddow
10 July 2020
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League fixtures return from the 18th July for the 1st team & 25th July for the 2nd

Cricket is to start for Tattenhall from the 18th July with the 1st team starting their campaign and the 2nd team returning the following week on the 25th. The 1st team will be playing under normal playing conditions until the 26th September and the 2nd team to have the option with their opponents on playing either a 40 over match or 2 T20 matches culminating in a finals day on Sunday 13th September. Fixtures for both teams is expected soon

All fixtures, including Sunday games which are to be confirmed, will be played under COVID-19 guidance as set out by the ECB in consultation with the government. The following points to be followed at all times;

  • Maximum of 30 people involved in any match including officials, this does not include spectators
  • Social distancing of 1 metre must be maintained at all times including wicket keeper and slips
  • Sanitisation break every 20 minutes or 6 overs, whichever is sooner. Every player must clean their hands. Players should bring their own sanitiser but the club should also provide for those participating
  • Changing rooms not to be used. Players to arrive at the ground ready to play and showers will not be available
  • No food or drink to provided by clubs. Players must bring their own refreshments
  • New markings required on the pitch. Batsman will need to run on opposite sides of the wicket
  • Use of the bar is permitted providing social distancing is adhered to
  • All players should conduct a COVID-19 self-assessment before arriving at the ground
  • The clubhouse must be COVID-19 secure and risk assessment carried out
  • A list of all players and their contact details will be captured and stored by the club for each match for use by NHS Test & Trace if required
  • No saliva or sweat should be applied to the ball
  • Umpires, officials and spectators must not touch the ball
  • The ball must be returned directly tot he bowler after each delivery
  • Bats must be sanitised after leaving the field of play

We look forward to the return of cricket and thank everyone in advance for your co-operation

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