New Laws – Update

With the new laws of cricket now upon us, Clive Allen (ESCOA) has been good enough to provide some useful links and documents on the changes. Useful links: Laws: https://www.lords.org/mcc/laws-of-cricket/new-code-of-laws-october-2017/ ... More

Cricket Scotland Equality Survey

Cricket Scotland are looking to collect equality and diversity data from clubs and members; see the link to the cover letter from the CS CEO explaining why they are doing this and how it will help everyone. Cover letter: CS - Equality Survey - ... More

Cricket Scotland Exhibition – The Past, Present and Future

ESCA were delighted to be at the opening of the Cricket Scotland exhibition - The Past, Present and Future, in conjunction with Sports Heritage Scotland and the Scottish Football Museum.  Scotland skipper Kyle Coetzer did the honours on the night ... More

Cricket Scotland Membership

If you want to support cricket in Scotland, why not join the Cricket Scotland Membership scheme? http://www.cricketscotland.com/about-landing/membership-home-page-for-launch/   More

Public Liability Insurance

This comes up for renewal in January.  I will assume all clubs who already have it wish to continue unless you tell me otherwise.  If any other clubs wish to take it out for 2018 please let me know.  The cost for 2017 was £165 so I expect it to ... More

Presentation of 2017 Awards

If anyone can let me know who the rest are I'll be happy to add captions - pekingp@homespunweb.co.uk. More

Fairplay Scores 2017

The final Fairplay scores are now available HERE or from the Leagues menu at the top. More

ESCA AGM 2017 – Advance Notice

As advised in recent email to club secretaries, ESCA Annual General Meeting will be held on Tuesday 14 November at Inverleith (Stewart's Melville Clubhouse EH5 2DW) at 7.00pm - Presentation of Trophies / Prizes will be held at start of meeting ... More

ESCA Survey 2017 – Findings Report

ESCA conducted a short survey at the end of August 2017 to investigate the opinion of current and former players, enthusiasts and potential newcomers to the sport on the current structure, format and appetite for the game. Respondents were also ... More

Disability Cricket Workshop – 30th Sep ’17

Cricket Scotland are running a 'Disability Cricket Workshop' for all people interested in learning more about coaching disability athletes. The workshop will be a mixture of theory and practical components, delivered by SDS and experienced ... More

Net Bowlers

In preparation for the Pro Series Final in Amsterdam, the Eastern Knights Senior Team are looking for net bowlers at their training sessions on Weds 6th & Weds 13th Sept 6pm - 8pm at Grange C.C. If you would like to bowl please do come along ... More

ESCA Clubs Forum – 21st Sept ’17

Further to email late last week we are now pleased to confirm ESCA Clubs Forum to consider results of recent ESCA Survey: ESCA Clubs Forum - Thursday 21 September at 7.00pm @ Grange CC We will look to finish meeting by 9.00pm on the night. ... More

End of 2017 Season – Various Matters and Looking Forward

ESCA Clubs Survey / Clubs Forum  - many thanks to everyone for fantastic response to the ESCA Clubs Survey - we have had significantly more responses than anticipated and are now analysing all the information. We are looking to hold an informal ... More

ESCA Awards Dinner – Cancelled

We are sad to announce that unfortunately the ESCA Annual Dinner scheduled for Friday 29 September '17 has been CANCELLED.  We will look for a return of this event in 2018.  The presentation of prizes / trophies will be held at (start of) the ESCA ... More

Leadership Programme – Develop a Head Coach for your Club

You may have seen a story on the Cricket Scotland website and on social media about a Leadership Programme being offered to clubs through Inch Park Community Sports Club, with Cricket Scotland support. IPCSC have secured funding to help support ... More

ESCA Annual Dinner – Friday 29th September 2017

Early warning that the ESCA Annual Dinner will take place at The Inch on Friday 29th September at 7.30pm.  Further details will be posted/advertised in due course. More

Boycott “kippered” by Aggers

Fairly long but brilliant how Aggers & Co kept a straight face while winding up Geoffrey. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-w5Wj0olGcA   More

The Future Structure of Cricket in the East of Scotland

Albeit that participation in cricket overall has increased, participation in traditional Saturday cricket has been falling in Scotland, particularly at a senior level.  In the East of Scotland a number of teams have withdrawn from the league ... More

Player Transfers

There have been a number of player transfers over the course of the season so far.  Just to reiterate that players wishing to transfer during the season to an ESCA club from another club must provide the Divisional rep/Competitions Committee a ... More

History of Cricket between India and England – Exhibition

Grange CC is hosting a photographic exhibition celebrating the history of cricket between India and England. It runs until 22nd July and is open 6-8pm in the evenings and 1-7pm at weekends. Admission is free. It has been organised by the ... More