CS Guidance: Overseas Players

Cricket Scotland have provided some guidance on the new Home Office definitions that will affect overseas amateurs and paid players, in relation to visa requirements and allowances.  The letter is pasted below, with the additional documents ... More

Stuart & Stuart Penicuik CC – Boundary Net Appeal

Stuart & Stuart Penicuik have asked us to highlight and share their current crowd funding link, aimed at raising finances for a boundary net at Kirkhill. The link is below and has an explanation to help people understand their position. ... More

ESCA Pre-season meeting & SGM – 20th March ’19

The ESCA pre-season meeting will take place on Wednesday 20th March at Inverleith (Stewart's Melville), starting at 7pm promptly.  The SGM agenda will be issued to clubs prior to the meeting, but the main purpose is to ratify any rules changes ... More

ESCA Fixtures 2019 & Scotland vs Sri Lanka

Fixtures The fixtures for the 2019 season have now been posted on the site.  If there are any issues with them, please let us know.  If clubs agree a mutual change to date or venue, please can the Competitions Committee be advised as soon as ... More

LMS Scotland 2019 open for entries

LMS Scotland are now open for entries for the 2019 season.  Teams can register now online at www.lastmanstands.com or get in contact with the LMS team at scotland@lastmanstands.co.uk to find out more information. Leagues this year will run in ... More

Summer Internationals – Scotland vs Sri Lanka & Afghanistan

Message from Cricket Scotland regarding the summer internationals in 2019: "Tickets for Summer Internationals vs. Afghanistan and Sri Lanka at the Grange are now on-sale. Beginning with Afghanistan for two One-Day Internationals on 8th May and ... More

Physical Activity and Sport Strategy – Online Consultation

Edinburgh Leisure have emailed clubs to note that Edinburgh Council are currently undertaking a consultation exercise on their Physical Activity and Sport Strategy. Apparently there have been "several face-to-face consultation sessions held ... More

Credit Freuchie CC Twitter (though note they not be originator)

Opportunity – Freuchie Cricket Club – Player/Club Coach

There is an opportunity for a player/club coach role with Freuchie Cricket Club Role will include: Coaching at all adult training Coaching at all junior training Helping out at all junior fixtures. The candidate should hold a ... More

Edinburgh Leisure Cricket Pre-season Meeting & Extended Let Applications

Pre-season meeting The Edinburgh Leisure Cricket Pre-season Meeting will take place on 7th March '19 at Meggetland (grandstand normally).  This is the normal pre-season meeting for clubs using Edinburgh Leisure grounds to discuss any matters ... More

ESCA Leagues for 2019

As some may have seen, we now have the leagues for the 2019 season posted on the website, ready for fixtures to be finalised.  It has taken far longer than we had hoped, but for a number of good reasons.   We thought we'd share some of the what ... More

ESCA President’s New Year’s Message

As we negotiate the final throes of a turbulent, Brexit filled 2018, we are on the eve of a possibly equally turbulent 2019.  As importantly the new season is a little under four months away - a long time in anyone's book, and hopefully time enough ... More

Umpiring Courses

The ESCOA T&D committee have organised 4 courses in January as follows:- 19/20 January 2019 Edinburgh (Livingston CC) 19/20 January 2019 Aberdeen (Justice Mill) 26/27 January 2019 Perth/Dundee (Inchture) 26/27 January 2019 NOSCA ... More

Donation to Con de Lange’s Charity for Signed Bat

Many thanks to Andy Macpherson who bid £554 for the bat signed by the victorious Scotland team at the ESCA dinner on Friday.  This all goes to the Brain Tumour Charity in support of Con de Lange. More

Changes to Law 41.7

For those who may not be aware, Law 41.7 covering high, full pitch bowling will change on 1st April 2019.  See link here: https://www.lords.org/news/2018/november/mcc-announces-intended-changes-to-law-41-7/ In summary, as is already the case ... More

Edinburgh Leisure Pitch Bookings

There is a small change in the system for booking pitches with Edinburgh Leisure. Sandra Brown has been Paul Bailey's contact for many years, and she has been wonderful in helping us to book grounds. Now that all bookings, both for schools and ... More

ESCA Dinner – Silent Auction – Signed Scotland v England Bat

As you will be aware the ESCA Dinner is coming up on Friday 23 November and if not yet signed up for what promises to be a fantastic event, please do contact Peter Kingsbury (as cc) ASAP, sending ticket monies (£25 per head) to the account set out ... More

Club Development Role – Livingston Cricket Club

Livingston Cricket Club is looking to recruit a Club Development Officer. This post, supported by SportScotland, will deliver quality extra-curricular coaching sessions, will build the important link between schools and Livingston Cricket Club ... More

ESCA AGM 14th Nov ’18 – Reminder

Just a reminder that the ESCA Annual General Meeting will be held on Wednesday 14th November at Inverleith (Stewarts Melville Clubhouse EH5 2DW) at 7.30pm.  Presentation of Fairplay Trophies & Divisional Batting / Bowling Prizes will be ... More

Dinner Menu

STARTERS Asparagus Soup (V) Cream of Asparagus soup served with a Parmesan Crisp and Crème Fraiche Orkney Crab Salad Orkney crab served with chicory leaves and a mango salsa Parma Ham Plate Parma Ham with Olives, Artichokes, Sun Dried ... More

ESCA Players’ Dinner and Awards 2018

The ESCA Players' Dinner and Awards will take place on Friday 23 November at Prestonfield Golf Club (Edinburgh, EH16 5UT), 7pm for 7.30pm.  As well as the presentation of all the annual ESCA League Trophies, we are delighted to announce two guest ... More