Registration for the 2020/21 season is now open. We sincerely hope that our current member clubs will continue to support us with their renewed participation, whilst we would also welcome any new clubs who wish to join. With the ongoing lack of outdoor cricket, we are anticipating a high level of demand for indoor cricket during the winter; and would recommend registering early to avoid disappointment.
Firstly, we hope everyone connected with the League remains safe and well. Whilst we're in the unprecedented situation that the current pandemic has presented us with, the League is trying to operate as close to normality as it can; and this includes holding the AGM in June as has been done in previous seasons. Obviously, restrictions on mass gatherings have required us to explore alternative options and as a result, this years AGM shall be held using the Zoom meeting platform. Should using Zoom prove to be a success, this may be an option we continue to use when normality is restored. The details for the AGM are as follows:
Attendance remains mandatory for all clubs. Should multiple representatives of a club wish to attend, this would be welcomed by the League; but each club shall receive only one vote. A copy of the 2019 Minutes and 2020 Agenda can be found below:
Please find some elaboration on one of the more crucial items below:
Conclusion of the 2019/20 Season:
It's no secret to anyone that all forms of cricket have been severely disrupted by COVID-19 and unfortunately, the League has been no exception. At the time of the initial lockdown, we were forced to postpone the final two weeks of the 2019/20 season. Since then, the SHICL committee has closely monitored the situation and reviewed our options.
Should the situation allow, it is our intention to finish the 2019/20 league season (the cup competitions have had to be abandoned), provided we can remain within the Government and Hampshire Cricket Board guidelines at the time. There are 12 league matches outstanding, which we aim to play on a single evening on Sunday 6th September; with a view to commencing the 2020/21 season on Sunday 20th September.
This continues to be a challenging time for everyone, and our plan depends on multiple (still) unknown factors, including the "Places Leisure" facilities being available to us.
In these difficult COVID-19 times I thought I would update you on few options the League Committee is working on:
Carrying out this years AGM via ‘Zoom’ where we now have a licence and carried out last week a very successful virtual committee meeting
Looking at reducing match fees to minimise the financial difficulties Cricket is experiencing at this time
Completing the remaining fixtures of the 2019-20 season in the early part of Sept 20, but cancelling Finals night
Starting the 2020-21 season as normal at mid to end of Sept 2020
Of course these options come with challenges and are wholly dependent on Government and ECB guidance at the time, but be in no doubt your committee is committed to resume the SHICL experience soonest so in the mean time stay safe and well and watch this space for further updates
With growing concern over the spread of the Covid-19 virus, the League has considered what effect this may have on the remainder of our season and wish to keep everyone as updated as possible.
Based on the latest Government advice, as of today, all remaining matches for this season have been postponed with immediate effect.
We wish to thank everyone for their participation and commitment over this season and wish you all keep well and safe in what can only be described as a fast moving and unprecedented situation.
Thanks to the tireless work of our Fixtures Secretary and the wider Committee, we have managed to rearrange all of the matches that have been affected by scheduling issues over the past few weeks.
Please check the relevant pages of the website for the latest schedule. We are not blessed with any further flexibility to what is now published so whilst we will remain open to any availability issues and will consider them on a case by case basis, we are unlikely to be able to accommodate any more amendments.
Latest update for today’s matches:
The overnight rain has yet to cause an issue with the roof so all matches are still on as scheduled at this time.
There is more rain to come before 15:30 so this situation may change. We will be monitoring things closely but please remain prepared for very short notice cancellations.
Due to a persistent leak in the roof of the leisure centre over Court L, further matches have been cancelled for Sunday 16th February.
The following matches have been confirmed as cancelled:
Old Tauntonians & Romsey vs. Fair Oak (Under 14's Division)
Trojans vs. Old Netley & Highfield (Men's Division 3)
Redfoot Tigers vs. Sarisbury Athletic (Men's Division 1)
Burridge B vs. Southampton Travellers (Men's Division 2)
Langley Manor vs. Old Tauntonians & Romsey B (Men's Division 3)
Old Tauntonians & Romsey A vs. Burridge A (Men's Division 1)
The following matches will go ahead as scheduled unless circumstances change:
Barbarians vs. Trojans (Under 14's Division) - 15:30 on Court M
Bramshaw vs. Peartree (Men's Division 1) - 16:35 on Court M
Locks Heath B vs. Sway Seahawks (Men's Division 2) - 17:40 on Court M
MSCC Juniors vs. Fair Oak (Men's Division 1) - 18:45 on Court M
CooperVision vs. Totton & Eling (Men's Division 2) - 19:50 on Court M
Locks Heath A vs. Southampton Community B (Men's Cup) - 20:55 on Court M
For the latest updates, please call Mike Varney on 07557 107437.
Due to a leak in the roof at the leisure centre, half of the matches originally scheduled for 9th February 2020 were cancelled.
These matches have now been rearranged as follows:
Burridge vs Compton & Chandlers Ford (Under 14's Division) - Sunday 15th March at 13:20
Totton & Eling vs Hursley Park (Under 14's Division) - Sunday 15th March at 13:20
Southampton Community B vs Old Netley & Highfield (Men's Division 3) - Sunday 15th March at 15:30
Hythe & Dibden vs Lyndhurst & Ashurst (Men's Division 2) - Sunday 22nd March at 20:55
Fair Oak vs Bramshaw (Men's Division 1) - Sunday 15th March at 16:35
CooperVision vs Totton & Eling (Men's Division 2) - Sunday 16th February at 20:55
Bookings are now being taken for next month’s club welfare officer courses being run by the Hampshire Cricket Board. The cost is £30 per course (card payments only) with the last day to book being Sunday 29th February.
The Hampshire Association of Cricket Officials will be running a couple of extra training courses for umpires prior to the start of the new season.
The course is designed to give an overview of the basic laws of the game and how to apply them. It introduces the principles of fieldcraft and match management. All umpires (including those at Test match level) start with this course. Courses last one full day and will cost £30.
The first course will run at The Ageas Bowl on Sunday 15th March. The second course will run at Old Basing Cricket Club on Sunday 29th March. Anyone interested in attending either of these courses should book a place using one of the following links:
The fixtures for the remainder of the season have now been republished following the scheduling issues.
Details of all fixtures can be found across the website.
Happy New Year from everyone at the South Hampshire Indoor Cricket League.
Due to continued scheduling issues caused by the leisure centre, we have been forced to rewrite the entire schedule for the remainder of the season. This includes the necessary removal of the Men's Plate competition as there is no longer space to fit those matches in.
Please keep checking the website regularly for the latest information.
Merry Christmas from everyone at the South Hampshire Indoor Cricket League
Due to a scheduling error which the League have just been informed of, all fixtures scheduled to take place this Sunday (15th) have been cancelled.
This cancellation is likely to have a significant effect on the schedule for the remainder of the season as we try and rearrange these fixtures. We shall try and keep everyone up to date on if/when any further fixtures are altered but for the most up to date information, please keep an eye on the League website and social media pages.
The Hampshire Association of Cricket Officials will be running a number of training courses for Umpires over the coming winter.
Courses last one full day and will cost £30.
The next course will run at The Ageas Bowl on Sunday 12th January 2020.
The League is proud to announce the release of a new Scoring Portal on this website, available at scoring.shicl.co.uk. The portal will include:
Photographic copies of all submitted scoresheets
Analysis and feedback on all submitted scoresheets
Details of scoring courses run by the League
Helpful resources such as an exemplar scoresheet and a training scoresheet
All of these will be accessible by login only, which will grant you access to the scoresheets associated with your team(s). If anyone associated with your team(s) (e.g. a scorer) wishes to be added to the system, all they need to do is request an invite by sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org stating which teams’ scoresheets they wish to have access to.
Some news below on grant funds, a couple of which are open for a few more days. The England and Wales Cricket Board will be investing £52m in club grants 2020-24 (priority themes: clubs, urban, women & girls, see Inspiring Generations Strategy 2020-24 pages 8, 10, 12 & 18 available here). Local budgets and precise criteria are still being confirmed, the HCB will be hitting the road in the new year to inform and consult on the plan for Hampshire.
National Lottery Celebrate 25 Years (www.celebratenationallottery25.com): closes 14:00 on 6th Dec, planning a community event Feb-Nov 2020? Facebook post also cites purchase of "equipment for an amateur sports team".
Easyfundraising now is the best time to get as many supporters on board as possible. The HCB will give your cause a bonus £5 donation for every referred supporter who raises their first £5. Just get them to sign up with your unique referral link: http://efraising.org/5qHc5YUBrj.
Michael May Foundation (under 19's approximately): e-mail trustee Paddy May email@example.com with:
I would like to give my thanks to all for all your efforts in achieving a 100% record to date of matches being played this season on and to scheduled time.
Considering where we were this time last year with constant delays contributing to very late night finishes for many of you the changes we made to the Constitution to mitigate such happening this year have I believe really worked and have positively turned the situation round for the benifit of us all.
This would not have happened without your efforts and support, and as your new chairman I would like to thank you all individually for contributing to what has been a very succesful first half of the season and long may it continue.
The fixtures for the remainder of the season have now been released and can be found across the website.
This includes the opening rounds of each knockout competition, with each competition having been drawn in full all the way to the finals. Should you wish to know a specific teams' potential route through a knockout competition, please get in touch with our Fixtures Secretary (firstname.lastname@example.org).
In reaction to some consistent issues/omissions on scoresheets both in previous seasons and in the first week of this season, the Committee have taken it upon themselves to offer some educational resources in an attempt to both improve the capability of scorers who already score and to introduce new people to scoring so all teams have (at least) one competent scorer. The Committee are acutely aware how difficult scoring an indoor match can be, as it is both much faster and a variation in rules to the easier experience of the outdoor game and at times, we have probably fallen short in offering support around learning this specific scoring.
Overnight, clubs will have received notice of a scorers training session we’re offering but more immediately, we have made an alteration to the scoresheet submission process. Whereas before we only requested one scoresheet to be submitted per match, we will now require two scoresheets submitted per match; one per team.
This will change what set of scoresheets your scorer will need to acquire pre-match. Previously, one set of triplicate sheets would have been used per match; with the home scorer using the white and yellow sheets and the away scorer using the pink sheet. The home scorer would then submit the white sheet and retain the yellow sheet for their records if they wished. The away scorer would keep the pink sheet that they scored on if they wished.
This will now change to two sets of triplicate sheets being used per match; one per scorer. Each scorer will score on the white sheet, which will then both be submitted as confirmation of the result. They may retain the yellow and pink copies should they wish to do so. We also request that each scorer makes note of who they were scoring for on the scoresheet. The option to score via Play-Cricket Scorer remains available.
This change will help lead a concerted effort from the Committee to analyse the scoresheets we receive and then feedback improvements that need to/should be made. This will form part of the larger education process to help teams avoid newly introduced penalties in section 1.3.2 b) of Appendix B of the Constitution.
We shall attempt to aid the flow of this process over the next few weeks with reminders and by pre-writing the date, home team, away team, competition and whose scoresheet it is to fill in on a pile of scoresheets for each week of fixtures.
Please notify relevant people of this as required. If anyone has any questions regarding scoring, please get in touch with Mike Varney (our Results Secretary - email@example.com) or Phil Green (our Fixtures Secretary – firstname.lastname@example.org) who will be championing this educational effort.
The draws for the opening rounds of this season's cup competitions have been drawn. Dates of each fixture will be released in due course.
Chapel Gate vs. Wellow & Plaitford
Hursley Ladies A vs. Petersfield Pallas
Southampton University vs. Hursley Ladies C
Hursley Ladies B receive a bye through to the next round.
Totton & Eling vs. Southampton Community A
Punjab Lions vs. Redfoot Tigers
Trojans vs. MSCC Juniors
Southampton Community B vs. Lyndhurst & Ashurst
Sway Seahawks vs. Old Tauntonians & Romsey B
The Vine vs. Hursley Park A
Old Netley & Highfield vs. Fair Oak
Hythe & Dibden vs. Langley Manor
Coopervision vs. Burridge B
Peartree vs. Locks Heath B
Hursley Park B vs. Southampton Travellers
Burridge A, Bramshaw, Locks Heath A, Old Tauntonians & Romsey A and Sarisbury Athletic receive byes to the next round.
A new introduction to this season's format will see the losing teams in the first round of the Cup be entered into a Men's Plate competition.
Under 14's Cup:
Hursley Park vs. Old Tauntonians & Romsey
Fair Oak vs. Burridge Bulldogs
Compton & Chandlers Ford vs. Hursley Park/Old Tauntonians & Romsey
Burridge Bears vs. Totton & Eling
Barbarians vs. Trojans
The League structure for the 2019-20 season has been confirmed and the fixtures for the first two weeks of the season have been released. Details can be found across the relevant pages of the website.
The minutes from the 2019 AGM, along with the delayed financial summary of the SHICL accounts, have been released. These can be viewed and downloaded through the links below:
Following some amendments and a resultant unanimous vote in its' favour, the proposed constitution has been passed and will come into effect from next season.
Please make yourself aware of all the changes. You can find all the specifics here or you can download a PDF version here.
This year's AGM will be held at Places Leisure Eastleigh on Tuesday 18th June at 19:30.
Please take some time to read through the constitution as there are some major changes which have been introduced to improve the week to week experience of everyone involved. Should you have any objections to anything within the proposal, please get in touch prior to the AGM so it may be known beforehand as we wish to keep discussions to a minimum at the AGM itself.
As you may or may not be aware, over the last six months, the Committee have been in negotiation with the Places Leisure (PL) higher management and Eastleigh Borough Council (EBC) in an effort to gain approval for Indoor Cricket to be played on Courts 1-5. These negotiations have included representation from both the England & Wales (ECB) and Hampshire (HCB) Cricket Boards that supported our case to play Indoor Cricket on this court with suitable netting to protect the all glass spectator area.
However, I am sad to report that whilst the leisure centre management were supportive of our case, nevertheless their Insurers were not, citing that even with the mitigation measures we had submitted there was still a risk of damage to the glass frontage. Therefore, we have been told for the final time that Indoor Cricket cannot be played on Courts 1-5 and we now have accepted not much more can be achieved by continuing to challenge this decision.
This is not the news we had all hoped for because, as you know, we as an organisation are presently dealing with (especially on Courts 11-15) spectator and scorer viewing issues and this combined with ever increasing game delay and schedule problems is making life difficult for us alike and Places Leisure’s recent decision does not help us improve this situation.
Indeed, it now requires some difficult proposal recommendations to be made by the Committee to you all at the AGM, where we have listened to your feedback via the recent on-line survey and those of you who attended the Pre-AGM forum at Totton & Eling.
We are still working through the effects these recommendations will have on our playing regulations, but also respect the need and time for you to digest some of the outcomes before the AGM (to be held mid to late June).
Therefore, we propose to:
Change the timings of each game to 1hr 5 min, rather than 1hr.
Because of Item 1, fees/expenses will be increased, but not fully implemented until the start of the 2020/21 Season and likely to be phased in to assist clubs manage additional costs.
Starting the 2020/21 Season, all fees will be reviewed and increased if necessary each year by the Committee automatically in line with any Places Leisure increases to ensure the leagues financial viability.
Start each season with a base structure of:
Under 14’s: 8 Teams playing each other once
Under 16’s: 8 Teams playing each other once
Ladies Division: 8 Teams playing each other once
Men’s Premier Division: 5 Teams playing each other twice
Men’s Divisions 1, 2 and 3: 8 Teams playing each other once
Adjust per season as demand and availability necessitates.
To accommodate Items 1 and 4, revise the start times to the following:
15:30, 16:35, 17.40, 18:45, 19:50, 20:55 (meaning the last match should finish no later than 22:00).
For any Junior/Colts Divisions:
Reduce each innings to 10 overs
use a Tiflex Ball
For all competitions, bowlers run ups will be reduced and suitably marked by a line on the floor of the playing facilities.
The adoption of a more standardised and comprehensive discipline structure, with offences incurring a set level of financial penalty, for example:
No scorer provided: 1st occurrence £5, then £10 for 2nd etc.
Failure to start a match on time: 1st occurrence £5, then £10 for 2nd etc.
At any point decided by the Committee, consideration may be given to expelling teams that consistently attract these financial penalties.
Discontinue having a duty team on the night, but to assist introduce the following:
Submitting completed Team names on the Scorers/Team sheet and placing in the ‘Games to be played’ box on the paperwork desk 15 minutes prior to their scheduled game start time.
Ensuring a completed scoresheet is placed in the ‘Games Played’ box on scorer’s desk before the end of the next games 1st innings.
Doing the toss for their match during the innings break of the preceding match in the presence of the on field umpire(s).
Instigating 3 minutes to go scoreboard countdown both at the start of the match and during the innings break to inform all players when play is to start/resume; which should be enough time for any bowling practice and clothing changes.
Manage the toss before matches (as in Item 9, a, iii)
Aligned with 9, a, iv above, ensure they have instigated the 3 minute countdown and manage any late starts (both 1st and 2nd Innings) by administering reduced overs penalties.
To avoid confusion, only officiate the matches they are appointed, unless circumstances dictate otherwise, but this must be agreed.
For future (not this years) Annual General Meeting (AGM)/Emergency General Meetings a simple majority, rather than 2/3rds majority to agree proposals.
We acutely recognise the financial, time and other concerns these proposed changes will have on us all, but to do nothing to address the issues we all acknowledge have made life difficult (particularly since we have been playing in the new facilities over the last couple of seasons) would be remiss of the Committee.
We believe on balance our recommendations to be a positive step forward, to meet the challenges we face going forward and allow us to hopefully improve our indoor cricket experience and participation and I encourage you to embrace and approve our proposals, rather than falling back to the 'Status Quo' which we will have to deal with if they are not.
These recommendations will be voted on mass at the AGM and not subject to any alterations/discussion once the agenda has been released in a weeks’ time. So, should you have an objection to the above proposals, please inform me within the next seven days as it is your final chance. This applies to any other ideas unrelated to the above as well. A finalised, full-length copy of the proposed constitution will be released with the formal notice of the AGM.
The League are holding a pre-AGM forum at Totton & Eling CC on Wednesday 17th April starting at 19:30.
This forum will help shape the 2019-20 season and beyond with major changes to rules and the setup of the League being considered. It will provide an opportunity for any club representative(s) to have their say on issues facing the League and its members, suggested resolutions to them and also bring any ideas forward for the League to consider. Whilst not mandatory, we strongly encourage each club to send at least one representative who has experience of a Sunday evening to share their clubs views.
The agenda will be as follows (subject to change):
List of attendees and apologies
Result of meeting with the Places Leisure Management
Results and discussion of Pre-AGM Survey
Any other business
A free buffet will be provided and Totton & Eling's bar will be open. If you wish to attend, please e-mail Mike Varney (email@example.com) so we can gauge likely attendance figures.
The results of the pre-AGM survey are in and can be found by using the link below:
Furthermore to these results, the League is planning an open forum one evening in April (exact date and location to be confirmed) where teams will be welcome to discuss the ideas raised in the survey and any other topics they believe have been missed which require discussion. There will also be updates on the League's efforts to gain use of the third court.
These discussions will then be formed into proposals for the AGM in June/July. Whilst not compulsory, clubs will be encouraged to send as many people who wish to attend to have their voice heard. Refreshments are planned to be provided.
With the continual scheduling and timing issues the League is facing fresh in people’s minds, we have put together a short survey aimed at gauging views on a variety of plans aimed at improving the experience for everyone across the season. These views will then be collated into proposals to be voted on at the AGM later in the year.
This survey is aimed at responses on an individual basis (rather than one per team) so please forward this to as many players, coaches, parents, anyone who has experience of a Sunday evening that would like to have their say.
The schedule for this season's finals night has been confirmed for Sunday 31st March and can be found on the relevant pages of the website.
We have had contact from a player called Karan Berry who has just moved to the area and is looking for a club to play indoor cricket with.
If any club wishes to get in contact with him, his number is 07738 878404.
With the leisure centre booked with other events for the next two weeks, there are now no fixtures until 10th February. We'll see you in a few weeks.
A message from our chairman, Tony Wharton, regarding the amount of time matches are currently taking.
TO ALL TEAMS
Matches are taking over an hour and the following must happen or warnings/penalties will be instigated:
Teams must be ready 10 minutes before the scheduled start; that means:
reporting to the duty desk
completing and signing the team sheets and handing them to the duty team
making sure the scorers are ready with the required scoresheets (white and yellow for the home team; pink for the away team)
conducting the toss and informing the duty team
the Teams must be ready to start on time, that is, in place and fully dressed and equipped for the moment the preceding match finishes
Wasting time - Managers/captains are responsible for making sure no time is wasted in starting either innings, regardless of when the preceding match finishes. Any undue delay will be penalised by a warning and umpires will ensure teams do not waste time. These measures are a necessary effort to make matches run on time and we do not wish to impose penalties unless necessary.
Locks Heath Under 16's have chosen to withdraw from the league; as a result, fixtures for the Under 16 Division are currently under review.
Three fixtures have been cancelled and removed from the website; they are:
6th January - Compton & Chandlers Ford vs Locks Heath
10th February - Locks Heath vs Burridge
17th February - Compton & Chandlers Ford vs Locks Heath
Merry Christmas from everyone at the South Hampshire Indoor Cricket League
The Southampton Evening League have become very short on teams and are looking for any wanting to join for the 2019 season.
If interested, please get in touch with Ian Meyer here.
The draws for the opening round(s) of each of the four cup competitions have been drawn. The majority of the fixtures will be assigned dates and times closer to December/January.
Portsmouth University vs Southampton University
Chapel Gate vs Hursley Park B
Hursley Park C vs Ropley
Petersfield vs St Cross
Hursley Park A vs Portsmouth University/Southampton University
Bramshaw vs Locks Heath B
Punjab Lions vs Soton Community B
CooperVision vs Sway Seahawks
Burridge A vs Hythe & Dibden A
Peartree vs Soton Community C
Old Tauntonians & Romsey B vs Hursley Park
Locks Heath A vs Totton Tigers
MSCC Juniors vs Trojans
Langley Manor vs Winchester Vets
Sarisbury Athletic vs Ampfield & North Baddesley
Hythe & Dibden B vs Whalesmead Thistle
Burridge B vs Fawley
Southampton Travellers vs Lyndhurst & Ashurst
Southampton Community A, Fair Oak and Old Tauntonians & Romsey A were drawn byes to round 2.
Sway vs Compton & Chandlers Ford Chargers
Old Tauntonians & Romsey vs Hedge End
Hursley Park vs Compton & Chandlers Ford Lions
Fair Oak vs Burridge
Burridge vs Locks Heath
Compton & Chandlers Ford, Fair Oak and Hedge End were drawn byes to the next round.
Sections of the M27 are scheduled to be closed on Sunday 30th September. If you are scheduled to play a match on this day, please allow extra time for your journey to avoid matches being delayed.
The fixtures for the opening three weeks of the 2018-19 season have been released and can be found across the website.
Further fixtures for the remainder of the season will be released in due course.
The entry forms for the 2018-19 season are now available in the Resources section of the website.
Submissions are required before the 1st September.
With the new season rapidly approaching and to alleviate issues we've had with scoring and scorer availability in previous seasons, the League are aiming to push the Play Cricket Scorer app as an easy alternative to paper scoring.
The 2018 AGM will take place on Tuesday 17th July at 19:30 at Solent University, in The Spark (Room TS113). The agenda can be downloaded here.
A vote is being held to determine which ball will be used in next season's competitions, the Readers or Tiflex. Have your say in our short survey here.
Congratulations to all league, cup and individual trophy winners of the 2017/18 SHICL season.
Ladies: Hursley Park A
Men's Division 1: Burridge
Men's Division 2: Southampton University D
Men's Division 3: Winchester Vets
Under 14's: Compton & CF
Under 16's: Fair Oak
Ladies: Hursley Park A
Men's: Winchester Vets
Under 14's: Compton & CF
Under 16's: Fair Oak
Most Runs: Rebecca Blake (Hursley Park B) - 232
High Score: Mackenzie Wright (Burridge) - 52
Most Wickets: Sarah Matthews (Parley) - 10
Best Bowling Performance: Anisa Ansar (Hursley Park A) - 3-18
Best Fielder: Hannah Timmins (Hursley Park A) - 8
Men's Division 1:
Most Runs: Richard Kenway (Burridge) - 228
High Score: Jamie Meredith (Peartree Wasps) - 69
Most Wickets: Luke Evans (Team Solent) - 10
Best Bowling Performance: Luke Evans (Team Solent) - 4-17
Best Fielder: Hakim Peruzi (Peartree Wasps) - 8
Men's Division 2:
Most Runs: Adam Freeman (Fawley) - 197
High Score: Tom Arnold (Bramshaw) - 69
Most Wickets: George Kellingley (Southampton University D) - 10
Best Bowling Performance: George Kellingley (Southampton University D) - 5-19
Best Fielder: Simon Park (Lyndhurst Lions) - 10
Men's Division 3:
Most Runs: Jimmy Taylor (Winchester Vets) - 406
High Score: Happy Singh (Punjab Lions) - 75
Most Wickets: Nick Wheeler (Winchester Vets) - 9
Best Bowling Performance: Elliot Hunt (Ashurst Adders) - 4-14
Best Fielder: Jimmy Taylor (Winchester Vets) - 14
Most Runs: Ned Rockett (Burridge) - 137
High Score: Ed Davies (OT's & Romsey) - 48
Most Wickets: Ed Davies (OT's & Romsey) - 6
Best Bowling Performance: Ed Davies (OT's & Romsey) - 3-24
Best Fielder: Jess Pritchett (Hursley Park) - 8
Most Runs: Josh Wilkins (Old Netley & Highfield) - 236
High Score: Josh Wilkins (Old Netley & Highfield) - 57
Most Wickets: Stuart Downs (Burridge) - 9
Best Bowling Performance: Ravi Chahal (Fair Oak) - 3-5
Best Fielder: Harry Plumpton (Burridge) - 8
Due to the cancellation of the February 4th fixtures we have had to reorganise the fixture list for the remainder of the season and also extend the season to April 8th.
As we have to accommodate variables such as cup rounds, university terms and other individual club nuances, there will have to be a reconstruction of the remaining fixtures - so please check carefully when these are updated. We have tried to keep as many of the original fixtures in tact, but this is not always possible.
Due to a scheduling conflict, the majority of the fixtures originally arranged for 4th February have had to be postponed. Details of when these matches will be played will be sent out as soon as possible.
Happy New Year from everyone at the South Hampshire Indoor Cricket League.
Merry Christmas from everyone at the South Hampshire Indoor Cricket League.
A reminder that a Tiflex ball will be used in all the upcoming cup matches as a trial to see if it is a suitable alternative to the Readers ball.
All cricket bags are to be stored in squash courts 1 and 2 throughout the evening and should not be left in the corridor or the temporary storage space that has been previously used, which we have been informed is owned by Eastleigh College.
We have been informed at short notice that a routine power outage has been scheduled for 10pm this Sunday (3rd December). As a result, the 9:15 matches have been cancelled. These fixtures will be rearranged in due course.
We have been informed by Fleming Park that QR codes provided by the centre will be required for access through the new buildings turnstile system. Please read the e-mail sent by the secretary for more info.
An opening date of Tuesday 28th November 2017 has been announced for the new Fleming Park Leisure Centre, to be known as Places Leisure Eastleigh.
The league have been informed that our fixtures will be played in the new building from Sunday 3rd December. Please allow time to check out the new building before your matches so we do not incur any delays on match evenings.
The fixtures for the entirety of the 2017-18 season have been released. They can be found on the Fixtures, Competitions and Teams pages but are subject to change.
The 2017 AGM will be held at Solent University in room TS011 on Thursday 20th July. The agenda can be downloaded here.
Congratulations to all league, cup and individual trophy winners of the 2016/17 SHICL season.
Ladies: Hursley Park A
Men's Division 1: Burridge A
Men's Division 2: Southampton Travellers
Men's Division 3: Totton & Eling
Under 14's: Fair Oak
Under 16's: Compton & CF
Ladies: Hursley Park A
Men's: Sarisbury Stallions
Under 14's: Fair Oak
Under 16's: Compton & CF
Batting: Emily Windsor (Hursley Park A)
Bowling: Courtney Lowman (Parley)
Fielding: Hannah Timmins (Hursley Park A)
Men's Division 1:
Batting: Matt Journeaux (Sarisbury Stallions)
Bowling: Sameen Mahboob (Peartree Wasps)
Fielding: Hakim Peruzi/Matt Journeaux (Peartree Wasps/Sarisbury Stallions)
Men's Division 2:
Batting: James Hughes (Locks Heath A)
Bowling: Sam Kirby (Locks Heath A)
Fielding: James Hughes (Locks Heath A)
Men's Division 3:
Batting: Aman Raijada (Southampton Community)
Bowling: Paul Noble (Whalesmead Thistle)
Fielding: Adham Majid (MSCC Juniors)
Batting: Sam Reed (Fair Oak)
Bowling: Will Jonas (Burridge)
Fielding: Kamran Dhariwal (Compton & CF)
Batting: Rhys Wathen (OT's & Romsey)
Bowling: Finn Holden (OT's & Romsey)
Fielding: Bryn Wathen (OT's & Romsey)
In conjunction with the ECB, Play Cricket are releasing a free scoring app in March.
Car parking can be found off of New Road. The barriers should already be raised.
Congratulations to Sarisbury Stalliions and Hursley Park A on completing the league and cup double in the Men's and Ladies competitions respectively.
Congratulations also to Old Netley U14's and Compton & CF U16's for winning their respective cup competitions.
Congratulations to Southampton Travellers who have secured the Division 3 title after their victory in midweek.
Due to another scheduling issue with Fleming Park, some Easter Sunday fixtures have been lost. Attempts are being made to re-arrange for this Sunday (6th). Please check your e-mails and the website for more info.
This issue affects:
Langley Manor vs. Hythe & Dibden A
Broadstone vs. Hursley Park A
Peartree Wasps vs. Sway Seahawks
Southampton Community B vs. Friends
Oakmount vs. Bramshaw
Whalesmead Thistle vs. Hythe & Dibden B
BAT vs. Burridge B
Southampton University D vs. CooperVison
Please let one of the committee know ASAP if you are able to raise a side and play your fixture this Sunday (6th).
If any cricket player or spectator is injured whilst playing or watching cricket at Fleming Park Leisure Centre, then the League and the Centre accept no liability. You play and watch at your own risk.
Please ensure that players wear the appropriate protective gear and that you take care whilst playing or watching.
Unfortunately the league has fallen foul of some double booking issues with Fleming Park where their system seems to be inadequate and we have lost another Sunday (31st January) and possibly some of 14th February.
It seems certain that we will have to play some games on days other than Sunday to be able to complete the league programme. These could be either Saturday 16th January or Wednesdays or Thursdays in Jan/Feb. Can you please let us know which of these would be preferable for your club. It is hoped at this stage that no team will be required to play more than one non-Sunday fixture (subject to any further cancellations).
If both sides wish to have a scorer keep score during matches, please have the home team use the white and yellow copies of the scoresheet and the away team use the pink sheet.
Thanks to Compton & Chandlers Ford for the suggestion.
Congratulations to all teams who made it through the recent rounds of the cup competitions. The draws for the next rounds have been made and will be put on the website over the coming days.
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A reminder to all teams that you should arrive for your matches at least 15 minutes before the scheduled start time and upon arrival, captains should conduct the toss, informing the duty team of the result and handing them a signed team sheet with full names of all participating players.