Cricket Scotland Launches #Beanies4BrainTumours – Please help

Cricket Scotland has announced a new campaign, #Beanies4BrainTumours, with the aim of raising £3,500 across the club network for the Brain Tumour Charity through purchasing charity beanies and wearing them on the first game of the season. More ... More

Tapeball Cricket

A new cricket-based project has been launched at the Jack Kane Sports Centre - Tapeball.  This is part of the Sportscotland's Go Live Go Active strategy to "Back to Sport" programme at the site and in conjunction with Cricket Scotland, given the ... More

ESCA – Pre-season meeting – DATE CHANGE

We have had to make the decision to delay the ESCA Pre-season meeting and SGM due to be held next week.  The new date for the meeting will be Tuesday 16th April '19, and will still be held at Inverleith (Stewart's Melville) at 7pm. Apologies ... More

Pre-Season Meeting – What You Owe!

With the pre-season meeting approaching here is a reminder of what you owe: £70 per club plus £10 for each extra team (e.g. £80 for 2 teams). £170 PLI for those clubs who have it through ESCA. £11 each for balls (in boxes of 6) - i.e. £66 ... More

ESCOA pre-season meeting invite – Law Changes & WTU

ESCOA have been reviewing what they can offer by way of support to ESCA clubs around new law changes.  By way of this, ESCOA would like to invite all ESCA Club Captains to their pre-season meeting to be held on 7th April 2019 at Grange CC, starting ... More

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