SELECTION CRITERIA FOR SENIOR TEAMS

FIRST XI

  • goal is to obtain promotion to B&D div 1 within 3 years
  • the team will be the best 11 who can be fielded
  • the side will bat/bowl to reflect players’ abilities
  • this may result in some players not having much of a game

SECOND XI

  • goal is to enable those players with a preference for Saturday cricket to play
  • the team will give junior players experience of senior cricket and develop their abilities
  • assisted by older players who can pass on their experience

FRIENDLY XI (usually Sunday)

  • Goal is a pleasant afternoon of cricket away from the pressure of league expectation
  • Selection MUST include
  • a) anyone unable to play on Saturday  b) anyone not selected for either Saturday teams c) any ‘stand-ins’ for first XI to have a decent game
  • captains must take into account amount of cricket already played by juniors in junior teams
  • if places available, this team is an opportunity for out of form players to practice