Boycott “kippered” by Aggers

Fairly long but brilliant how Aggers & Co kept a straight face while winding up Geoffrey.   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  In the East of Scotland a number of teams have withdrawn from the league ...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

Terry Newcombe & Parks Trophy 2017

We are keen to try and keep results up to date on the site for the trophies that ESCA teams play in that are not directly organised by ESCA (e.g. Terry Newcombe Trophy and Parks Trophy).  To do this, we need to be kept up to date with results. ... More

Council pitches & rainy weather

The Parks & Greenspace Dept of Edinburgh council are concerned that some teams have been playing in rainy conditions, thus damaging the cricket squares. With more rain forecast on Saturday June 3rd, captains are asked to be thoughtful about ... More

Largo Beach Cricket Festival – 2nd July

Teams are invited by Largo CC to their beach cricket festival at the Lower Largo beach on Sunday 2nd July.  See attached flyer.   Please contact Largo directly if you are interested.   More

Eastern Knights Start With Convincing Win

1st Cricket Scotland Inter Regional 50/50 game at Loretto, May 28th versus Caledonian Highlanders. Eastern Knights 304/10 Tom Bradburn 91, David Hood 58 Caledonian Highlanders 38/10 Charlie Peet 5/7, Tom Bradburn 3/9 Western ... More

Illegal Parking on the Meadows

After a reminder from Edinburgh Leisure, a reminder to all clubs that use the Meadows for their games (or visiting teams) - only one car per team is allowed to be parked adjacent to the pavilion on the hard standing and requires to be 'signed in'. ... More

Sandy Strang

  For those who have not yet seen Twitter or other forms of media, we are very sad to hear of the news of the passing of Sandy Strang.   A scholar and gent who was thoroughly entertaining at the last ESCA dinner. Our condole... More

Scotland Saturday Fixture

You may have noticed that Scotland play Zimbabwe on Saturday June 17th at The Grange, Raeburn Place (10.45 am). Clearly it would be encouraging for Scotland to have a good crowd, and some teams may want to consider liaising with their opponents ... More

Alastair Hare – Musselburgh CC

Musselburgh CC Vice President Alastair Hare passed away on the 5th of April, after a recent diagnosis of liver cancer. Alastair played for the club for over 50 years, and also gave amazing service off the pitch in many ways. Alastair's contrib... More

Contacting the Reps for each division

If you are searching for the names of the reps for each division, they are listed in the "Contact Us" menu - you can send a message and tick which rep / committee member you want the message to go to. Alternatively all the reps have their phone ... More


Thanks to everyone for letting me know of any venue changes and switches to Sundays. I have been chipping away at getting the venues right on the website and would be grateful if teams/ captains /players could let me know of any further updates... More

Parking at Glenrothes

With drainage work ongoing at Gilvenbank Park the cricket club car park is not useable on match and training days until further notice, the contractors need to use the area. We kindly request that all visitors to the ground this season use the ... More

Subs and Balls

This is a final reminder that subs are due prior to the first game of the season which is rapidly approaching.  anyone failing to do so faces a points penalty. Also, payment for balls and PLI were due at the pre-season meeting two weeks ago. If ... More

Start times

Clubs are advised to inform ESCA if their start times differ from the norm. Then we can have a list which everyone can see. More

Marchmont Win the Indoor Sixes for the 4th Time

In the first semi-final the Schools Academy batted first and posted what looked to be a competitive 100 for 4.  However, Boroughmuir passed this comfortably off only 8 overs and for the loss of only one wicket. In the second semi-final Marchmont ... More

RHC 2nd XI – Scorer Wanted

RHC's 2nd XI are looking for a dedicated scorer to join their ranks. They are offering full training, guidance and a flat stipend of £22 per game to any individual who wishes to commit to 75% of their fixtures this summer.  They compete in East ... More

Herschelle Gibbs does LMS!

Herschelle Gibbs and his star studded invitational side will be taking on LMS Scottish Champions, Fulton Flyers in LMS Charity exhibition match. The details of this epic clash are as follows: Date: 21 April 2017 Time: 17:00 (Bar opens at ... More