Congratulations to Surrey on winning the 60+ 3rd XI Championship for the first time
thus ending Kent's 4 year reign as Champions
Congratulations to Devon on beating Sussex to win the 60+ 2nd XI Vase Final
The 60+ touring squad for the Winter Ashes Series and full fixture can be found on the Internationals page.
Congratulations to Essex on beating Cheshire to win the 70+ Cup Final
(Match Report on the 70+ Play Offs page)
Congratulations to Surrey on beating Wales to win the 70+ Vase Final
Congratulations to Kent on winning the 70+ Bowl
Congratulations to Surrey on beating Lancashire by 3 wickets with just 1 ball to spare and retaining the 60+ 2nd XI Cup.
Congratulations to Lancashire on beating Somerset by 145 runs to retain the 60+ 1st XI Cup.
(Match report on the Play Offs / Phase 2 Page)
Congratulations to Kent on retaining the 60+ 4th XI Championship
Congratulations to Kent on winning the 60+ 1st XI Vase Final (Report and Photographs on the Play Offs / Phase 2 Page)and to Middlesex on winning the 60+ 1st XI Bowl Final
Results Reporting - Reminder
Please report all results including canceled and abandoned matches and update Play Cricket accordingly.
timescale is to report the result / cancellation by 12 noon the day following the match and update Play Cricket
within 72 hours.
If results are not reported then the league tables on the website cannot be updated and the Play Cricket tables are
As per Rule 9.2 failure to meet the reporting deadlines may incur a 2 point penalty. After a written warning if the offence is repeated
a penalty deduction of 2 points will be applied followed by a penalty deduction of 2 points on every subsequent other occasion that a County fails to comply with either deadline.
1st and 2nd XI Match Days
Following discussions with the full Committee it has been agreed that, in accordance with Rule 3.3 all 1st and 2nd XI fixtures MUST be played on Tuesdays.
In exceptional circumstances (e.g. to avoid playing an International fixture adjacent to a Championship game), the competition organiser may, with both sides agreement, allow the game to be moved to a different day during the same week. If such a move is made then Rule 5.1.2 will apply and no player may play in both the 1st and 2nd XI in the same week.
No points will be awarded to either team for matches not played on a Tuesday unless permission has been granted to move the match by the competition organiser
Due to the extra games in 2019 there will be no replays in either the Phase 1 Regional Leagues or the Phase 2 Championship Leagues, for the 60+ 1s XI, 60+ 2nd XI and 70+ 1st XI Competitions.
For cancelled matches each team will be awarded 8 points.
For matches abandoned without a result each team will be awarded 8 points plus any bonus points accrued during the match.
New Points System for all Group / League Matches
Winning team 10 points, plus Bonus points (maximum of 10).
Losing team Bonus points only (maximum of 10).
Bowling Bonus Points: 1 point for 2, 4, 6, 8 and 10 wickets taken (maximum of 5)
Batting Bonus Points: Total of (a) + (b) below capped at a maximum of 5
(a) 1 point awarded at 125, 150, 175, 200 and 225 runs
(b) In addition winning teams batting 2nd can also earn 1 Batting Point for each pair of wickets in hand
In 70+ matches agreed to be 40 overs before the start of play batting bonus points are awarded at 100, 125. 150, 178 and 200 (Maximum of 5)
Tied Game 5 points each, plus Bonus points
The maximum points a team can score in any game is 20.
2019 Code of Conduct, Constitution, Rules and Playing Regulations
The 2019 Rules can be read by Clicking Here
The 2019 Playing Regulations can be read by Clicking Here
The 2019 Constitution can be read by Clicking Here
The 2019 Code of Conduct can be read by Clicking Here
It is essential that all Captains, Organisers and Umpires are fully familiar with the latest Rules and Playing regulations.
Qualification of players:
All players must be registered on the Championship National 60+/70+ County Cricket Play-Cricket website. No unregistered player will be permitted to play in any Championship match.
for the guidelines on how to register your players for the National Championship.
Tenth 60+/70+ National County Cricket Championship AGM & EGM
Minutes of the 2018 AGM held on 28th November 2018 can be read by Clicking Here
Minutes of the 2018 EGM held on 28th November 2018 can be read by Clicking Here