|The 2017 Herts League season will start on Saturday 6th May 2017. The final match of the regular season will, therefore, be Saturday 2nd September.|
|Cricket is a game played by three teams. The two playing sides are obvious but have you ever thought about the third team which consists of the umpires and scorers? They work together to ensure that each match is managed properly and that an accurate account of the game is made so that a winner is determined correctly. The HACO in recent years has had a good flow of umpire candidates coming forward for training, however, this is not so true for scorers. The HACO is organising a number of scoring courses in the county this winter, details of which can be found on the Hertfordshire Cricket Website. more..|
|Now is the time to send in your club averages for 2016. Please use the League Averages Form and return to Michael Wood. Please take time to read the instructions in the spreadsheet carefully - and follow them! This does not apply to Premier and Championship teams as their averages are worked out on the Play-Cricket site.|
|Welwyn Garden City won the Premier Play-Off Final on Saturday 17th September. Setting an impressive 288-6 (D Blacktopp 82, James Hewitt 64, J Cooke 3-53) after being put into bat they reduced Radlett to 157 all out (F Crawford 35, M Creese 29. O Shah 4-27). |
The following day Cockfosters picked up the inaugural Sunday T20 Cup. Batting first Cockfosters posted 204-8 in their 20 over (T Sayers 93, A Wacey 3-24, A Portas 3-29). In reply Bishops Stortford were bowled out for 137 (A Palmer 55).
|I am looking for articles or photos, particularly action shots, for inclusion in the 2017 Handbook. This can be a full article or a description of an interesting event for the Season Review. Please ask if you need more details. Please send all contributions to Michael Wood (results@hertsLeague.co.uk).|