OF A COMMITTEE MEETING HELD ON THURSDAY 22nd MARCH 2018 AT
7.00 p.m. AT THE
BILL WICKHAM PAVILION, BUXTED PARK SPORTS & SOCIAL CLUB
Crees (in the chair), The Rev'd K.C. Jeffery (Hon. Secretary), C. Bates, C. Fox,
A. Hughes, P. McNally, D. Page & D. White.
25.18 Apologies had been received
from D. Procter, R. Sewell
26.18 Minutes of the previous meeting held on 25th
January 2018 were approved and signed.
27.18 Matters arising & other issues:
i. The updated version of Appendix A would be published
both at the Open Meeting and at the Umpires' & Captains' Meeting. Chris Bates
would outline the main changes.
it was thought appropriate that part of the dissemination of amendments to the
Laws should start at the same meeting, followed by publication on the ESCL website.
committee went through, in detail, the key changes, which David White had kindly
prepared, and notes were made for the Open Meeting.
It was agreed to add "Fake
Fielding", "dangerous ball deliveries", and "the use of covers
before games" to the summary. The Hon. Secretary would send out by email
a copy of the updated summary of the law changes to all League Contacts.
Annual Dinner, date & venue: it was agreed to enquire at the Open Meeting
what member clubs' views were, and if favourable, to ask Robin Sewell if he would
iv. Inter Sport Trophy &
Plate: it was agreed to leave a decision about where the finals should be held
until a later date. The Chairman would ask Inter Sport of Lewes to supply plastic
bags (with their logo) for the Open Meeting distributions. Paul McNally would
make enquiries about the timing of the ball delivery by Grays on the day of the
28.18 Finance: - The affiliation fees for 2018 had now been paid
by all clubs. Paul McNally estimated that there would be some £10,000 in
ESCL's funds by the end of the current season.
29.18 Fixtures: There were no
matters to report.
30.18 Play-Cricket Reporting & Registration of Players:
There were no matters to report in view of the rôle being played now by
31.18 Umpires' report: There were no new issues for consideration.
Disciplinary subcommittee: David White reported that the same committee would
be functioning as in 2017.
33.18 The meeting closed at 8.55 pm.
meetings: 10th May (subsequently cancelled), 7th June, 12th July, 9th August,
13th September and 11th October 2018. In addition, these other dates were agreed:
Open Meeting, Wednesday 11th April.