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Geo News – Coverage of the Star and Crescent Final – 20th September 2020

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We appreciate the coverage by Geo news to promote cricket to the community in Yorkshire and beyond. The aim of the coverage is to encourage parents to consider cricket as a sport for their children and Quaid e Azam Premier cricket league is here to support anyone that wishes to either play for individual clubs or for those who may …

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Date Set for Processing New Club Applications

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As we finished the season with the final between Khan and Subhan yesterday, who played some text book shots and also lived up to their reputation of some hard hitting, the cricket lovers around the ground enjoyed the game which had all the safety measures in place to keep them and the players as safe as practical. The players passed …

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Kashmir Cricket Club dedicate their championship title

With the current situation of the local lockdown and the passing of the one of the the founder members of Kashmir Cricket Club, Haji Mohammed Bashir, the league presented the championship trophy to the club during today’s final championship game at Jinnah Arena. For the club the loss of their founder member was a surprise as he was taken ill …

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Season 2021 Club Application – Now open

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With over half a dozen new clubs expressing an interest to join The Quaid e Azam Premier Cricket League the league has now opened the application process for new clubs to join the league for season 2021. As the fastest growing Sunday South Asian cricket league in the country the interest in the league since starting the short season has …

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Summer Cricket Camp – first session to run on 20th August 2020.

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The first summer cricket camp session will be held on Thursday, 2pm August 2020 at 12.00pm. The session will be held every Tuesday and Thursday from 12.00pm – 2.00pm from 20th August 2020. The cricket camp is open to boys and girls aged between 7 – 14 years old.

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Independence Day

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The league’s name was named after Muhammad Ali Jinnah also revered as Quaid e Azam (Great Leader) in Pakistan and 14th August marks the day of independence for Pakistan. We wish all the Pakistani’s home and abroad a happy independence day on behalf of the league committee and its members.

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Cricket Summer Camp

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In conjunction with Whiterose Cricket Club and the National Asian Cricket Council (NACC) the Quaid e Azam Premier Cricket league becomes the first recreational South Asian Sunday cricket league to launch its first step towards promoting the game we all love to children between the ages of 7 – 14. Together we plan to create and introduce junior cricket for …

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Interest in the new league continues to grow

In January 2020, 26 club expressed an interest to join the newly formed Quaid e Azam Premier Cricket League which promised fair play and inspired the cricketing community to be part of something different. The members appointed a committee with a wealth of experience, knowledge and skill set to administer the league like no other Sunday cricket league. After a …

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Dewsbury Cricket League Committee agree format proposal

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The committee met yesterday to consult with colleagues and members clubs. After several proposals the committee agreed to propose the following to its members clubs. 8 members clubs expressed interest to participant in the short seasonFormat agreed as the final proposal was 18 over matchesEach team to play each team twiceEach team to play two fixtures each day Semi Final …

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Premier Section Clubs agree to Implement Power-play for season 2020

Member clubs in the Premier Section agreed to play season with fielding restriction and introduce power-play. Fielding restrictions will apply as follows: 0 – 10 Overs : 2 fielders allowed outside the 30 yards inner circle 11 – 25 Overs : 4 Fielders allowed outside the 30 yards inner circle 26 – 35 Overs : 5 fielders allowed outside the …

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New Point System Revised

The new point system has been revised due to the reductions of overs to 35 overs. Each bowler will be limited to a maximum of 7 overs with a minimum of 5 bowlers. New Point System (35 overs)  – Season 2020 Win – 10 points Loss – 0 points Tie – 5 points (same number of runs and wickets) Rained …

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Dewsbury Cricket League season to start on 1st August

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After weeks of discussions between the league committee, Kirklees Council and YCB, finally the league received confirmation from Kirkless council to give access to the cricket playing fields as early as the 1st August. The committee and clubs will meet to discuss the next steps. Would to take this this opportunity to thank Steve Archer from YCB for assisting in …

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Track and Trace – Team Sheets

As part of the ECB requirements all individuals (including players, scorer and spectators) will have to provide their details on arrival at the ground to their team captain, they will need to provide their name & contact details for NHS Test & Trace. The home club will be responsible for recording the umpires details. All clubs should now have received …

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Umpires appointment July/August 2020

Umpires Appointments

The umpires appointments for the month of July and August is now available to access in About Us and Documentation, link can be found here

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ECB/ACO Guidance for Umpires, Scorer and Players (including Captain)

COVID 19 plan

The following Guidance have been issued by ECB (English Cricket Board) and ACO (Association of Cricket Officials) and the league has adapted it to include aspect that relate to its playing condition. GUIDANCE FOR UMPIRES AND SCORERS WHEN OFFICIATING SOCIALLY DISTANCED CRICKET MATCHES IN ENGLAND To enable recreational cricket to resume, adapted playing conditions have been introduced and this document …

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Member Clubs and Committee agree format for COVID-19 Season

After consulting with member clubs and the committee, the league has decided to play 35 overs per innings to mitigate the risk of the virus and to also ensure the game remains competitive without putting on due risk to the players. 14 to 11 member clubs voted ( 1 abstained) in favour of 35 overs, although 8 out of the …

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Season to start on Sunday, 19th July

COVID 19 plan

Following on from the previous post the ECB published the three stage plan as predicted and we now can present to our member clubs who are encouraged to consult with the players to decide on the format of the Sunday game. The fundamental of our plan is the well being of our players and umpires and the league has ordered …

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Government gives the green light for Recreational cricket

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After evoking the third umpire the Government gave the go ahead last Friday for Recreational cricket to start from 11th July 2020 as part of the ECB road map to move towards the game being played at recreational level. ECB has confirmed the announcement by the Prime Minister, Boris Johnson was a moved to Step 4 on the road map …

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Player Registration and Transfer Deadline Extended

Due to the delay for season 2020 the committee agreed to extend both the player transfer and registration deadline to 31st August 2020. The consideration behind the extension is so no player is further deprived of playing cricket and therefore putting the importance of engagement before competition. Member clubs have started to send in request for transfer and registration of …

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League Update

The government gave the green light for non essential shopping from the 15th June and the hospitality trade planned to open from the 4th July, its timely to start to plan for the cricket season to start sooner then probably envisaged due to reducing unfortunate death rates related to COVID-19 and the infection rate (R Rate). The government are likely …

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Covid – 19 (Corona) Virus – Updated No 5

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The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) announced today a further delay to the start of the professional domestic cricket season, with no domestic cricket to be played before 1 August. The specifics of the season remain subject to ongoing advice from UK Government and health experts, but the ambition remains to host domestic men’s and women’s cricket across England …

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Covid – 19 (Corona) Virus – Updated No 4

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With the announcement from the government last Sunday, allowing up to 2 individuals to play a sport at any one session the ECB have issued guidance for clubs to implement only where those responsible are confident that they can maintain the safety of the players, coaches and other individuals at the sessions. For further details please refer to the ECB …

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League Competition v2.

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The competition will consist of 21 multiple choice questions, starting the innings on the 10th May 2020 and the innings will end on the 30th May 2020 with the announcement of the winner of the prizes worth £155 sponsored by Flix Sports on the 31st May 2020. After 21 questions we have a three way tie, however, Stephen has asked …

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League Cricket Competition v2.0 supported by Flix Sports

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On behalf of the league we wish to thank Flix Sport who have kindly sponsored the 2nd league competition and donated a batting set. Competition Prize After the success of the first competition and with the support of Flix Sports we are now able to offer this second competition with prizes worth £155.00. The competition innings will start tomorrow and …

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Remembering the Forgotten Heroes

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The league had arranged its LSD Cup Preliminary Round to take place today to commemorate the 75th anniversary of VE Day to remember those that gave sacrifices for a safer world. What is VE day? Victory in Europe (VE) Day on 8 May 1945 saw Britain and its Allies formally accept Nazi Germany’s unconditional surrender after almost six years of …

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League Cricket Competition

Thank you to all that took part in this very successful competition and also to those who followed the competition but didn’t take part. The competition page was visited 1231 times during the 21 days and now doubt the post will be read today to end the suspense and find out who won the competition.Congratulations to Muhammad Shoaib Baig from …

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Covid – 19 (Corona) Virus – Updated No 3

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On Friday, 24th April 2020 ECB announced that there will be no professional cricket played in England and Wales until at least 1st July 2020 and suspension of recreational cricket remains until further notice. ECB announcement, 24th April 2020. As a league we need to plan for the eventuality that some cricket is played during this season. The executive committee …

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Ramadan Kareem to all Muslim players and officials from the Executive Committees

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Ramadan (Ramazan, Ramzan, Ramadhan, or Ramathan) is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, observed by Muslims worldwide as a month of fasting, prayer, reflection and community. A commemoration of the prophet Muhammad’s (pbuh) first revelation, the annual observance of Ramadan is regarded as one of the Five Pillars of Islam and lasts twenty-nine to thirty days, from one sighting …

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League Removes Cup Qualification Rule for Season 2020

The recent government announcement to extend the lock down by at least another 3 weeks is a clear indication that the number of league games will be reduced and therefore is likely to impact the qualification of players for the quarter – final, Semi – Finals and Final of the LSD Cup. The Executive Committee agreed to remove the requirement …

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League Introduces Cricket Competition During Corona Virus (Covid-19) Lockdown

For many the past 3 weeks has changed the way we live and presented new challenges to keep safe whilst looking after loved one and ourselves. As it’s very likely that cricket will be delayed we have decided to introduce a cricket competition to keep us active during the lockdown period. The competition will run for 21 days and a …

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