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Posted by Callum Clarke on 06/02/2017 21:15



(1) The rules governing this Division shall be those pertaining to the Ribblesdale Cricket League, except as agreed by the League Management Committee.

(2) Teams shall provide their own Umpires for all matches.

(3) All club umpires must be (DBS) (old CRB) checked.

(4) Fixtures shall be arranged annually by the League Fixtures Secretary when the availability of grounds is known so that each team shall play each other team twice, if possible.

(5) Where fixtures have to be rearranged due to the unavailability of grounds, Clubs not having played their fixture by the date of the next meeting of the League Management Committee shall notify that meeting of the date for the rearranged fixture to be played, or accept a date decided by the Fixtures Secretary.

(6) All clubs in this division are allowed to arrange their own start times, which must be arranged with the opposition. If agreements cannot be reached, start times will be 1.30 p.m.

(6a) A Championship allowance shall also be payable for the purchase of souvenirs for the winning team.

(7) Eligibility of players. All registered players of clubs will be eligible for selection in Division 3 with the exemption of player's registered by a club as their professional under  League Rule 6 (Professionals) however clubs are expected to act within the spirit of the competition with regard to player's with 1st XI experience both in selection for and participation within the game.

(8) If a Division 3 fixture coincides with a “League” Cup match, the Third Team fixture should be reversed if the away ground is available, otherwise the game shall be recorded as “Postponed”, to be replayed if possible. If the game cannot be replayed, then it shall not count towards the League.

(9) Each innings shall be limited to 40 overs. No bowler to bowl more than 8 overs in one match. This number to be reduced in proportion if the total number of overs in the game is reduced.