Cavaliers Cricket Club, Colchester, Essex, England

5 February 2017

2017 Pre-Season Update

Nets
Net sessions have been at the University of Essex (CO4 3SQ) in the Sports Hall on Tuesday evenings between 8-10pm. We have also booked the bowling machine for these sessions. The sessions take take on the following dates:
Tuesday 28th March
Tuesday 4th April
Tuesday 11th April
Wednesday 26th April


Session fees are £5 per person.

Fowad Murtaza has also booked his own sessions at the university on Sunday evenings between 6-8pm and is happy to welcome any Cavaliers who wish to attend.

Tour 2017
The Cavaliers are off on tour once again to Derbyshire! We head up on Friday 26th May and will be playing four games:
Fri 26th - Whittington Wanderers
Sat 27th - Chatsworth House
Sun 28th - Apperknowle
Mon 29th - Elton
The cost for the weekend is £90, which includes accommodation, breakfast, match fees and teas, which is fantastic value. It's a great social weekend, so why not give it a try! If interested, contact Peter Johnson or Dan Young for details.

Fixtures
The 2017 fixture lists have been confirmed, with the Two Counties League starting on Saturday 22nd April, the NECL campaign will begin on Sunday 23rd April, and the midweek CECL season begins on Tuesday 9th May.

The list of fixtures will be going up on the website's results/fixtures page soon. A list of fixtures will be distributed via email. A full fixture list will also be provided in the 2017 Members' Handbook closer to the season.

Summary of the 2016-17 Cavaliers AGM

Thank you to all of those that attended the AGM & awards night last night.

Congratulations to the elected committee members - Phil Sadler stays as Chairman, Dan Young remains as Secretary and Child Welfare Officer, Pete Johnson continues as Treasurer, and Ed Parry conrinues as Availability Co-ordinator as well as staying on as NECL league representative.
The captains and vice-captains are as follows:
Saturday Capt - Darren Dellar (also Two Counties league representative)
Saturday VC - Noman Hussain
Sunday Capt - Noman Jalib
Sunday VC - Craig Finch
Midweek Capt - Darren Dellar


Congratulations are also given to the 2016 season award winners:
Saturday XI Batting - Fowad Murtaza (478 runs @ 95.60)
Saturday XI Bowling - Noman Hussain (25 wickets @ 6.00)
Sunday XI Batting - Noman Jalib (184 runs @ 30.67)
Sunday XI Bowling - Dan Smith (13 wickets @ 14.38)
Club Fielder - Neville Davidson
Player of the Year - Fowad Murtaza
Clubman of the Year - Craig Finch
Most Ducks - Tariq Hijazi (6 ducks)

Minutes of the meeting and the Treasurers report will be posted on the Cavaliers website shortly (on the 'contacts' tab).