North Essex Cricket League

The result of all League, Cup and Plate matches must be registered as soon as possible after the match (before 10pm) via e-mail to or the Results Summary Submission Form which is available in the Results section of the NECL Website.

Please note that matches cancelled due to weather or forfeited should also be recorded.

Rule 29A Penalties for non-compliance with rule 29. (i) A club failing to notify the result of a match to the results secretary as required by rule 29, or doing so after 10.00 pm, will be fined £5.00; (ii) A club failing to complete the online scoresheet in accordance with the requirements and by the time prescribed by the Management Committee (within 48 hours post match) will be fined £10.00. A further fine of £5.00 per week will be imposed for each week thereafter that any default continues.

Read more: Recording Results

August 13

Division One
Frinton 174 for 2 (Alfie Wells 68, Tom Sinclair 55no) bt Great Horkesley & Lexden 171 for 7 (David Taylor 61no) by 8 wickets (20-4)
Mistley 162 (Daniel Goff 55, Jamie Barry 4 catches) lost Colchester & E.E. 166 for 4 (Simon Fernandes 64no, Ollie Bocking 42 off of 15 balls) by 6 wickets (5-20)
Wivenhoe 192 (Matt Durrell 93, James Butcher 52, Ryan Vickery 5 for 27) lost to Elmstead 208 for 8 (Aiden O’Brien 50) by 16 runs (8-20)

Division Two
Copdock & OI 325 for 5 (Harry Bailey 146no, Archie Wilkinson 88) bt Ardleigh 163 for 6 (Kurt Lamont 80) by 162 runs (20-5)
Great Totham 211 for 9 (John Chadwick 49, Rob Hewer 50) lost to Chappel & WC 212 for 9 (Chris Carter 73) by 1 wkt (9-20)
Witham 195 for 5 (Carl Bragg 55no, Michael Godwin 53) bt Halstead 192 for 6 (Harry Pritchard 53, Joe Morris 51no) by 5 wickets (20-6)

Division Three
Chappel & WC 2nd 125 lost to West Bergholt 243 for 7 (Dan Wheeler 156) by 118 runs (5-20)
Galleywood 192 for 8 (Ben Rayner 53, Dan McIntyre 40, Lee Scott 4 for 24) bt Kelvedon 149 for 8 by 43 runs (20-6)
Harwich & D.133 lost to Abberton 212 for 6 (Ryan Brooks 40, Aaron Trussler 42, Chris Pettit 49, George Arnold 42) by 79 runs (5-20)

Division Four
Braintree 246 for 7 (Nick Lockhart 91, Geoff Eveling 58no) bt Tendring 176 (Jack Jenno 72) by 70 runs (20-7)
Coggeshall 180 for 5 (Rory Miller 44) bt Great Braxted & Tiptree 176 (Sam Yeates 54, Kane Addison 6 for 39) by 5 wickets (20-6)
Great Horkesley & Lexden 2nd lost to Real Oddies by concession ((-10)-20) Great Horkesley & Lexden 2nds deducted 10 point under Rule 15b – second and subsequent concession

Read more: Results

Download this file (Merging_Player_Records.pdf)Merging_Player_Records.pdf343 kBThu 13th Apr 2017

Results and Play-Cricket Housekeeping

As we start the 2017 season, just a few final reminders to with submission of results and Play-Cricket.

Results should be e-mailed by a member of the home side to by 10pm on the evening of the match. Remember results should also be e-mailed in by the home side if the game is cancelled or forfeited. Also if a game is abandoned in play, the scores at the time of abandonment should be recorded.

If you are unable to fulfil a fixture due to lack of players you must advise by 10pm the day before the scheduled game, as well as your opposition – failure to do so will result in a points deduction and fine.

Teams in Division One, Division Two and T20 using neutral umpires must submit an online assessment (available on the website) of the standing umpires by the following Friday, or risk a points deduction.

Scorecards must be posted on Play-Cricket by a member of the home side within 48 hours of the match being played. The result should be confirmed by a member of the away side by the following Friday, by clicking on the ‘cross’ to turn to a ‘tick’.


To get to the Results page in Play-Cricket the administrator must be in ‘Site Administration’

Fines for Play-Cricket will be suspended until the 1st June to ensure that everyone using the new system is acquainted and any teething issues ironed out. Obviously to meet the deadline of the Weekly Round Up if administrators could attempt to meet the 48 hour deadline in the first month, and if not, let me know the reasons, so that I can help resolve any issues.

Play-Cricket Housekeeping

Just some pointers that may make life easier at the beginning with Play-Cricket –

Firstly merging duplicate player records

If there is more than one instance of player in your members database use the Merge Records option to combine into one record (Guide is attached). The parent record should be a Full Name of the player – if a player has personally registered with Play-Cricket and your club themselves, they will not have an asterisk against their name in the members list – and this should be the parent record if you have to merge.

Secondly, adding players to your NECL squad

To ease selection of picking players for opposition administrators please try to add as many of your NECL players as possible to the NECL squad – for most clubs this will just be for your NECL 1st XI, but for others you will need to add players to NECL T20 and NECL 2nd XI squads.

If you experience any problems please contact me by e-mail

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