Basingstoke & North Hants Cricket Club News story


Return To Cricket Guidelines

09 Apr 2021

GOOD NEWS! Cricket is returning to Mays Bounty. 

Below are the guidelines that have been set out by the ECB and the Management Committee:

  1. If you or any member of your family display any symptoms DO NOT COME TO THE CLUB stay at home and isolate as per Gov guidelines, report the matter to a club official A.S.A.P. A self-assessment should be carried out before leaving home.
  2. When attending training use your own ball do not touch any other ball if avoidable, if you do touch a stray ball sanitise your hands immediately.
  3. In the nets the batsman should not use his hands to return the ball use the bat.
  4. On Training evenings, you must sign in so that track and trace can be done if needed. The numbers will be limited by the size of the ground to maintain social distancing. Please observe the distancing markers as failure to do so could result in you being asked to leave.
  5. After training sanitise your hands and any shared equipment thoroughly.
  6. The Clubhouse is not yet open for inside drinking but will have its own guidelines which must be observed.

Match Day:

  1. The changing rooms ARE NOT OPEN - please come to the ground ready to play.
  2. Scorers will need FULL NAMES from both teams this is a legal requirement for track and trace purposes.
  3. Sanitise your hands.
  4. During the game DO NOT USE SWEAT or SALIVA on the ball if you inadvertently do contaminate the ball inform the umpire so the ball can be cleaned.
  5. Hands to be sanitised every 6 overs or 20 mins or at the fall of a wicket whichever comes soonest.
  6. The umpire should wear gloves and be the only person to replace the bails. He should not touch the ball.
  7. The scorebook should be handled by as few people as possible but if being used by more than one person then the pens, book and remote scorer need to be sanitised. After the game, the remote scorer needs to be cleaned ready for next game.
  8. The showers are not open, so you need to shower at home
  9. Tea is not supplied, you will need to bring your own also your own, clearly marked drinks bottle.
  10. Spectators are not allowed yet but if anyone using the club should not be asked to return the ball but if they do then it will need to be sanitised, the fielders involved will also need to sanitise their hands

THESE GUIDELINES ARE NOT DEFINITIVE. COMMON SENSE NEEDS TO BE APPLIED TO KEEP PEOPLE AS SAFE AS POSSIBLE.

REMEMBER IF YOU HAVE ANY SYMPTOMS DO NOT COME TO THE CLUB.
REPORT IT IMMEDIATELY TO AN OFFICIAL TO MINIMISE THE SPREAD

Basingstoke & N. Hants CC

Management Committee