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League Documents & Procedures

Calendar & Mandatory Dates Link Content
1 March 2021 Live Web Page Player Registration for 2021 on cricHQ
1 April 2021 CLOSED New Club Registration Deadline for 2022 Season requiring placement based on past performance
17 April 2021 Web Page  Deadline for submission of Starred Player Lists for 2021 Season
31 May 2021 CLOSED Registration Deadline for 2021 Season for Named Professionals, Non-Qualifying ("Overseas") Players and 
all players who have have played any open age first class or list A cricket in any country in the 3 years prior to the 31st May
30 June 2021 CLOSED Final date for new clubs in 2022 resigning from old league
30 June 2021    League review of Starred Player Lists & CricHQ registrations begins
31 July 2021 Web Page Registration Deadlien for all England Qualified Players.
31 October 2021 E-Mail New Club Registration Deadline for 2022 Season where vacancies permit
31 October 2021 From 1 Oct 2021 Final Registration of all senior teams for 2022 Season
31 December 2021 From 1 Dec 2021 GMCL20 Registration for 2022 Season
31 January 2022 From 1 Jan 2022 Junior Team Registration for 2022 Season
31 March 2022 Opening 1 Feb 2022 Submission of Signed Club / League MOU for 2022 Season
1 Apr 2022 E-Mail New Club Registration Deadline for 2023 Season requiring placement based on past performance
23 April 2022   First Saturday of 2022 Season
23 April 2022 Open 1 April 2022 Deadline for submission of Starred Player Lists for 2022 Season
31 May 2022 Open 1 April 2022 Registration Deadline for 2022 Season for Named Professionals, Non-Qualifying ("Overseas") Players and 
all players who have have played any open age first class or list A cricket in any country in the 3 years prior to the 31st May
30 June 2022   Final Date for new GMCL clubs in 2023 resigning from old league
17 September 2022   Last Saturday of 2022 Season
1 April 2023 E-Mail New Club Registration Deadline for 2024 Season requiring placement based on past performance
22 April 2023   First Saturday of 2023 Season
16 September 2023   Last Saturday of 2023 Season
1 April 2024 E-Mail New Club Registration Deadline for 2025 Season requiring placement based on past performance
20 April 2024   First Saturday of 2024 Season
14 September 2024   Last Saturday of 2024 Season
1 April 2025 E-Mail New Club Registration Deadline for 2026 Season requiring placement based on past performance
19 April 2025   First Saturday of 2025 Season
13 September 2025   Last Saturday of 2025 Season
A-Z of Forms & Information Link Content
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20 over competition Detail & Rules Web Page Rules 17.1 to 17.7
2021 Player Registration Click Here All players must be registered to play in GMCL competition
2021 Saturday & Sunday Fixtures now on cricHQ The Fixtures  for the 2021 Saturday & Sunday competitions

2021 Season Dates

Google Calendar

17 April 2021 to 11 September 2021

2022 Season Dates >>>>>>> 23 April 2022 to 17 September 2022
2022 Team Registration - Current Clubs NOT YET OPEN register your Saturday and Sunday Teams for the 2022 Season
2023 Registration - New Clubs E-Mail register your interest in joining GMCL for 2022 by 1st April 2021
2023 Season Dates >>>>>>> 22 April 2023 to 16 September 2023
2024 Season Dates >>>>>>> 20 April 2024 to 14 September 2024
2025 Season Dates >>>>>>> 19 April 2025 to 13 September 2025
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ACO - Association of Cricket Officials External Website A link to the website of the Lancs Association of Cricket Officials
Amateur or Paid Web Page Determining a player's status to play in our competition
Annual Agreement - League / Club MOU pdf An updated version for 2021 will follow
Annual Dinner Tickets Web Page Rules: Section 1.3.3. Cost of Club Membership
Averages & Player Stats Web Page Link to the 2020 Divisional Player Records, use dropdowns to find the division
Averages & Player stats on cricHQ cricHQ Link to the competitions, clubs, players and statistics for all seasons as one or by year. Choose Leaderboards.
Awards for Players on Averages Web Page Rules: Section 22 Post Match
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Balls for League Games Web Page Rules: Section 1.3.4. mandatory Match Balls
Board Members & Directors Web Page Directors, non-executive directors & Associate members
Board Meeting Minutes & Documents Web Page Minutes of Full Board Meetings
Bonus Points in GMCL games Web Page This document explains how bonus points are allocated after the game is uploaded in cricHQ
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Calendar of GMCL Events Web Page This page shows a google calendar view of the key dates in the league
Calendar of GMCL Fixtures pdf fixture calendar Fixture dates in the 2021 season
Captain's Match Report Google Form Captains Mandatory Post Match Form
Change Fixture Details Web Page Rules:Procedures: where there are changes to start time, date or venue you must mail the league using this procedure
Club Umpires Web Page Rules Section 12.1.3.
Clubs in GMCL

cricHQ

Web Page

List of clubs (members and associates) past & present in GMCL competition

clubs and teams in GMCL competition - grounds, stats, administrator links

Clubs in Lancashire External Website Find a club in Lancashire (GMCL and others)
Clubmark External Website Lancs Cricket Foundation Website with all Clubmark information
Communications in GMCL Web Page Communication procedures with the League and between Clubs
Competitions in GMCL - Current GMCL Website
cricHQ
Current competitions in the League
Competitions in GMCL - Past cricHQ Past years competitions
Competition - Lancashire Knockout External Website Lancs Cricket Foundation Website with all Lancs KO news & rules
Competition - National Knock Out Web Page 2021 Season Draw
Contact the League Web Page Find the e-mail needed to contact the league
Course for new Umpires (online) External Website Association of Cricket Officials Online Course
Covid-19 - Outdoor Restrictions for Sport External Website ECB Guidance Updated Nov 2020
costs in GMCL Web Page Rules: Section 1.3.3. Cost of Club Membership
cricHQ & GMCL Partnership Web Page Rules Section 1.4 
cricHQ Administrators Web Page Description of the role and functions
cricHQ information Web Page notes on cricHQ and latest information
cricHQ player registration Web Page Instructions on Annual Player Registration for League and Club
cricHQ statistics all years cricHQ further selections needed to search by division
cricHQ statistics by division Web Page the league honours page listing divisions by years with stats links
Cup Competitions Web Page Rules: go to Section 1.2.3.
Cup Draws Web Page Cup Draws will be made annually at the League AGM
Cup - Entry to Cup Competitions NOW CLOSED Entry to the cup competitions is by application by Dec 1st annually, for GMCL Member clubs only
Curtailment Provisions Web Page Should teh season be brought to an end.
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Dates for GMCL events Calendar All league events will be posted to our Calendar as soon as they are confirmed.
Dates for GMCL seasons See above Dates for next and future seasons are shown at the top of this page
Deposit when joining the League Web Page Rules: go to Section 2.2.5. 
Directors of the League Web Page Meet the Directors of the League
Disability Cricket - ECB pages External Website ECB pages & Resources for Disability Cricket
Disability & Inclusion External Website Lancs Cricket Foundation Website
Disciplinary Procedures & Rules

pdf

Web Page

The League Regulations regarding Diciplinary matters
DLS pdf Download This document explains Duckworth Lewis Stern scoring adjustments in weather affected limited over games.
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ECB Clubs & Leagues External Website ECB pages & Resources for Open Age cricket
ECB Category 1 Player Conditions Web Page UNDER REVIEW - Details the requirements to qualify as a National Player and therefore not subject to overseas player restrictions
ECB Category 3 (Overseas) Web Page UNDER REVIEW - Details the requirements to qualify as an Overseas player
ECB Category 3 (Overseas Exempt) Web Page UNDER REVIEW - Details the requirements to qualify as an Overseas Exempt player to avoid the full overseas player restrictions
ECB Clubmark Clubs External Website Lancs Cricket Foundation Website with all Clubmark information
ECB Competitions External Website ECB Pages for national junior, U19 & Open Age Competitions
ECB Disability Cricket External Website ECB pages & Resources for Disability Cricket
ECB Junior Cricket info External Website ECB pages & Resources for junior cricket
ECB Open Age League Cricket External Website ECB pages & Resources for Open Age cricket
ECB Team Sheets pdf ECB Team Sheets  for you to print for completion pre-match to hand to umpires
ECB Women & Girls External Website All ECB pages and resources for Women & Girls Cricket
Eligibilty of Players Web Site Rules: go to Section C - comprehensive rules on player eligibility
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Facebook >>>>>> GMCL does not operate a Facebook page
Feedback & Suggestions Web Page You can contribute to our meetings and AGM with your Feedback, Suggestions and Rules proposals 
Fees in GMCL Web Page Costs of playing in GMCL
Find a Club in Lancashire External Website Find a club in Lancashire (GMCL and others)
Find a Ground Web Page Find the location of a GMCL Ground
Fixture Amendment Web Page where there are changes to start time, date or venue you must mail the league using this procedure
Fixture Changes by the League Web Page Rules: Section 14.2.2. Where the league have to change the fixtures prior to the season
Fixtures - 2021 Season pdf document All Saturday & Sunday Fixtures for 2021
Fixtures - Submit unavailable dates Google Form For clubs to request dates that are unavailable for Weekend matches
Fixtures & Publications Web Page Rules: Section 14
Form - GMCL20 registration for 2021 Now Closed GMCL20 Registration for 2021 Season
Form - Slow Over Rate Google Form A form for Umpires to report Slow Over Rates
Form - Umpires Disciplinary Report Form Google Form A form for Umpires to submit a disciplinary report
Form - Umpire Registration Google Form A form for umpires to provide their contact details to the Umpire Association
Form - Umpires Match Report Google Form A form for umpires to submit their post match report
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Girl's Cricket Web Page Women and Girls Cricket in GMCL
Greater Manchester Cricket League Ltd Web Page Rules: Section 1.1.2.1. - what is GMCL Ltd?
Ground and Facilities standards pdf Download GMCL Standards for the start of the 2021 season (UPDATED 31 DEC 2020)
Grounds in GMCL GMCL Page Find the location of a GMCL Ground
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Honours Board Web Page all the winners from 2016 onwards with links to league tables and averages for each division and scorecards for finals
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Ideas & Suggestions Web Page You can contribute to our meetings and AGM with your Feedback, Suggestions and Rules proposals 
Indoor Competition ECB 6-a-side Knockout External Website Details of the ECB Indoor National Club Championship
Indoor Cricket Guidance Web Page News from the ECB on use of Indoor facilities
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Joining GMCL Web Page Rules: Section A2 - how to add teams to GMCL competition
Junior Age Group & Competitions Web Page All the details for all the age groups
Junior Cricket Home Page Web Page Links to all junior content on our web site
Junior Cricket - ECB pages External Website ECB pages & Resources for junior cricket
Junior Cricket - ECB Recommendations External Website Lancs Cricket Foundation Website
Juniors - Fixtures & Results Match Centre Details for the latest season
Junior Match Balls    
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Lancashire Cricket Foundation External Website Home Page of the LCF
Lancashire Cricket Foundation Fees Web Page Rules 1.3.3.2 LCF Fees
Lancashire Knockout Trophy External Website LCF Website with details of Lancs KO competition
Laws of The Game External Website The MCC Laws of the Game
League Fees Web Page Rules 1.3.3. - Costs of Membership
League Meetings & Minutes Web Page to be added shortly
League Rules - 2020 Season pdf Download 
Web Page
Full League Rules for the 2020 Season
     
League Tables Web Page to be added shortly
Live Scores Web Page to be added shortly
Live Video of GMCL Games Web Page Match Videos from GMCL games
Lockdown Restriction Nov 2020 External Website Latest Update from the ECB
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Match Balls Web Page Rules: go to section 15.4.3. for the mandatory balls in GMCL Competition
Match Centre Web Page See the latest fixtures, live scores, results and tables
Match Report for Captains Google Form to be added shortly
MCC Laws External Website tTe Laws of the Game
Media - Images & Video Web Page Match Videos and Photos from GMCL games
Meeting Minutes Web Page to be added shortly
Member Clubs Web Page clubs in GMCL competition - more details will be added
Membership Fees Web Page Rules 1.3.3. - Costs of Membership
Memorandum of Understanding pdf Download Club - League agreement
Minimum Age Web Page Rules 8.3.2. - Restrictions on Players in GMCL
MOU pdf Download Club - League agreement
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Named Professional at Club Web Page Named Professional and deputies
National Indoor Knockout External Website Details of the ECB Indoor National Club Championship
National Knockout External Website Details for the Royal London Club Championship
New Player Registration Web Page Instructions on Annual Player Registration for League and Club
News - Covid-19 Updates Web Page All news item posted by the league relating to COVID-19 matters
News - Disciplinary News Items Web Page All news item posted by the league relating to Disciplinary Matters
News - Events Web Page All news item posted by the league relating to Events / Matches
News - Juniors Web Page All news item posted by the league relating to Junior Cricket Matters
News - Subscribe for weekly mails mailchimp Register to receive news from GMCL by e-mail
News - Royal London NKO Web Page 2021 Draw now posted
News - Website News Web Page All news item posted by the league
     
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"Open Age" Meaning Web Page Rules 8.3.2. - Restrictions on Players in GMCL
Overseas Exempt Players pdf Download UNDER REVIEW - Details the requirements to qualify as an Overseas Exempt player to avoid the full overseas player restrictions
Overseas Players - an Overview pdf Download UNDER REVIEW - Details the relevance of passports and visas in the decision process
Overseas Players - Passport & Visa Requirements External PDF
Home Office Guidance

Link from Lancs Cricket Foundation website
Link from ECB Pages

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Paid or Amateur Web Page Determining a players status
Player Eligibility at 2nd XI & Below   to be added shortly
Player Qualification for League & Cup Web Page Details Player Eligibility for GMCL Competition
Player Registration with the League Web Page Instructions on Annual Player Registration for League and Club
Player self-register for club on cricHQ Web Page Every player in the league must register themselves on cricHQ annually,
use this link to your club to register as a player with an e-mail to obtain access to the free cricHQ Premium App
Points in GMCL games   to be added shortly
Presentation Dinner   UNDER REVIEW
Professional Players in GMCL   to be added shortly
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Qualification for League Averages & Awards    
Qualifying Players Web Page Details Player Eligibility for GMCL Competition
Questions to the Board E-Mail the Board You can ask the GMCL Board a question at any time by e-mailing
enquiries@gtrmcrcricket.co.uk or secretary@gtrmcrcricket.co.uk
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Rain Panel Umpire Web Page Procedures for arranging a rain panel umpire
Record of New Players and Transfers Web Page Instructions on Annual Player Registration for League and Club
     
cricHQ player registration Web Page Instructions on Annual Player Registration for League and Club
Registering a player on cricHQ Web Page Every player in the league must register themselves on cricHQ annually,
use this link to your club to register as a player with an e-mail to obtain access to the free cricHQ Premium App
Register with the league as a player at a new club Web Page Instructions on Annual Player Registration for League and Club
     
Request an Umpire   to be added shortly
Result Amendment Web Page procedure to submit changes where there are errors on a scorecard, incorrect players,
Results   to be added shortly
Rules Discipline pdf
Web Page
The League Regulations on Disciplinary matters
Rules GMCL Rules Menu
pdf Download 
Web Page
A click Search of the Rules
A pdf of the full rules
A single Web Page of the full rules
Rules Menu Rules Menu Click search of the rules
Rules MCC Web Page The full MCC Laws
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Saturday League Competition    
Scorecard amendment Web Page procedure to submit changes where there are errors on a scorecard, incorrect players,
Scorer's Page Web Page See are "How To" links and join our community
Scoring - DLS Web Page Understanding DLS and how it works in GMCL
Scores - Live Games Web Page See the current Live scores in our competition
Scoring - Procedure Web Page See the links to the comprehensive cricHQ scoring guide
Season Dates for GMCL seasons Web page Dates for next and future seasons are shown in the rules Section 1.2
Season Ends Early Web Page Should the season be brough to an early end
Send Message to Board Web Page  
Services Offered or Wanted Web Page cricket services, equipment or materials offerered 
Sign a New Player Web Page Procedure to sign a player new to league cricket, returning to League Cricket or Transferring
Starred Players Web Page GMCL Rules 10.3. Starred Players
Starred Players Form Google Form This is the form for entering the Starred Players, please read the rules and guidance first
Statistics - all competitions, all years Web Page the GMCL Honours page
Subscribe for GMCL News Web Page clink the link to add your name
Suggestions Web Page You can contribute to our meetings and AGM with your Feedback, Suggestions and Rules proposals 
Sunday Open-Age League Competition Web Page GMCL Rules 1.2.2.2.
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Tables - Current Year Web Page GMCL Match Centre
Tables - Past Years Web Page GMCL Honours Board
Teams Sheets - for Captains pdf ECB Team Sheets for completion pre-match to hand to umpires
Training Course for New Umpires External Website Association of Cricket Officials Online Course
Transfer of a Player Web Page Instructions on Annual Player Registration for League and Club
Trophies Awarded Web Page GMCL Honours from 2016
Twitter Account Web Page @GtrMcrCricket
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Umpire Course - Stage 1 for New Umpires External Website Association of Cricket Officials Online Course
Umpire - request a Rain Panel umpire Web Page to be added shortly
Umpire Required   to be added shortly
Umpires - Disciplinary Report Form Web Page A template for Disciplinary Report Form
Umpires - Fees & Payments Web Site Rules 12.2 & 12.2.2.
Umpires - Lancs ACO Website External Website A link to the website of the Lancs Association of Cricket Officials
Umpires - Match Report - All Games Web Page A form for Umpires to submit a match report on all games
Umpires - Slow Over Rate Forms Google Form A form for Umpires to report Slow Over Rates
Umpires - Umpires in GMCL Web Page The Home page for Umpires in GMCL
Umpires - Umpire Registration Form Google Form Form for collection of Umpires Personal Details for the GMCL Umpires Association
Umpires Shop External Link GMCL Branded umpires  clothing shop at Icon
Umpires Wellbeing pdf Maintaining well-being among the officiating community
Unavailable Dates Google Form For clubs to request dates that are unavailable for Weekend matches
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Women & Girls Cricket - ECB External Website ECB pages and resources for Women & Girls Cricket
Women & Girls Cricket - GMCL Web Page Women and Girls Cricket in GMCL
Women & Girls Cricket - Lancs Cricket Foundation External Website the LCF website for Women's & Girl's Cricket
Document Content Reviewed Download
2020 AGM Minutes Meeting Minutes Jul 2020 pdf Download
2020 AGM Presentation Details the changes and relaxations to GMCL Rules for the season for COVID-19 Jul 2020 pdf Download
2020 Ground and Facilities standards GMCL Standards for the start of the 2021 season Jul 2020 pdf Download
2020 Key Rule Changes Please note these will have been overridden by subsequent events   pdf Download
MOU Review Club - League agreement Aug 2020 pdf Download
2020 Junior AGM Presentation Slides from the Junior AGM Jul 2020 pdf Download
Document Content Reviewed Download
ECB Stage 4 Regulations The regulations allowing Recreational Cricket Matches to return in 2020 Jul 2020 pdf Download
Facility Risk Assessment This assessment must be completed and the actions followed to host cricket in 2020 Season Jul 2020 pdf Download
Clubhouse re-opening Checklist This assessment must be completed and the actions followed to host cricket in 2020 Season Jul 2020 pdf Download
Return Guidance for Umpires & Scorers This information is for umpires & scorers for the 2020 Season Jul 2020 pdf Download
Rules Relaxation for 2020 Season This information relates to the rules changes only for the 2020 Season Jul 2020 Web Page
GMCL15 competition rules for 2020 season This information relates to the rules changes only for the 2020 Season Jul 2020 Web Page