National 60+/70+
County Cricket Championship

President : Roger Dakin
Vice Presidents: Peter Baxter, Scyld Berry, Henry Blofeld

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England 70+ vs Kent 70+ : Thursday 2nd May at The Mote, Maidstone 1pm Start

The England team for this 12 a side match against the 2018 70+ Champions is :

Mick Swain (Hants) Captain
Andy Barnes (Sussex)
Peter Crees (Sussex)
Mike Byford (Surrey)
Keith Daniels (Gloucestershire)
Martin Hall  (Hants)
Malcolm Wright (Essex)
Barry Hart (Surrey)
Stuart Bulger (Herts)
Trevor Spindler (Oxfordshire)
Martin  Woodward Worcestershire)
Martin Burgess (Sussex) Wicket Keeper 


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

Group Matches

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. 

Clive Ricks


2019 England 60+ Internationals

Please navigate to the Internationals / Tours 60+ page for the latest team selection news and the full fixture vs the touring Australia and Pakistan teams


Invoices for the red Readers cricket balls supplied for the over 60's competitions will be sent out week commencing Monday 22nd April,


All the 2019 Readers Red League Match balls were scheduled for delivery this week any queries please contact Mike Savage directly. His new email address is [email protected]


Welcome back to the "new" National 60+/70+ County Cricket Championship website. Apologies for the recent unavailability though we've heard that the inadvertent links to dating and motor cycle websites proved quite popular with some of you.
The key difference is the slightly revised URL which as you can see is now
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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.

Internationals News

There are two 60+ Touring sides this season, Australia who will tour in the South and Pakistan who will tour in the North. The England team will then travel to Australia in November. We are also arranging three practice games for the England 70+ team this season, commencing with a pre season game against the County Champions Kent.

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. Click here 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




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