Love cricket, but can't fit it in your weekends after family and fishing commitments. Well here's your chance to bring the old willow out and smash a few over the boundary before dark.
Ellerslie Cricket will be running a 8-a-side twilight cricket competition at Michaels Ave Reserve on Wednesday evenings. Two competitions, pre-Xmas and New Year.
Each team will play one game a week starting at 6pm which will last approximately an hour.
Enter a business team or grab a few mates and join the action!
Every Wednesday from 6pm.
Each game will last approximately an hour and after which the club bar is opened and a few sizzlers thrown on the BBQ.
Pre-Xmas tournament runs from November to December. For 2011 from 2nd November to 6th December (6 weeks).
New Year tournament runs from over February and March. For 2012 from 1st February to 7th March (6 weeks).
Each tournament costs $225 per team. Payable by cheque to Ellerslie Cricket Club or in cash on first game day.
First contact our Club Manager. Ph. 021 873 150.
Email a list of all squad members to our Club Manager. Include the following information for each squad member;
- Name - first and last
- Email address - our primary form of contact
- Phone number - mobile preferred
On the team list, please indicate the primary and secondary contacts.
Decisions on cancellations for bad weather will be made prior to 5 o'clock on a Wednesday and captains will be texted and e-mailed. Cancelled games will be postponed to the end of the tournament, if possible.
All games are played on Astroturf. No Spikes are allowed.
All gear will be provided by Ellerslie CC.
RulesTwilight 8-a-side rules download
- 2 points for a win
- 1 point for a tie
- 0.5 bonus point, if a team wins by more than half the required runs or 3 wickets (retirements count as wickets)
- Should a team be forced to concede one week they will be deducted a point and their opposition will recieve the full 2.5 points.