Updated Covid Guidelines – 17th May
Following the latest government update, the ECB have set out some changes to the previous off field restrictions. Further updates are expected in June. Please ensure you are symptom free before you travel to the venue.
Travel - car sharing is now permitted but you must follow the Govt guidance for safer travel
For homes games and before practice, players, officials, spectators and those using the club as a hospitality venue MUST sign in using the QR codes on the decking or by the nets.
Changing Rooms – use of changing rooms is now permitted but continue to be a high risk area. As a result, players should continue to arrive ready to play and spend minimal time indoors. There should be no more than 6 players in a changing room at any one time to ensure social distancing rules are maintained. Showers are also deemed high risk areas and will remain closed.
Teas – players and officials should continue to bring their own food and drink as teas will not be provided. Captains to ensure the opposition, umpires and scorers are aware.
Spectators are allowed to attend but must adhere to social distancing and the rules on legal gathering limits (ie max groups of 30).
Net Facilities & Practice Sessions - nets are available for formal and informal practice but members are reminded of their responsibilities in maintaining social distancing. Those attending senior (Tuesday) training must advise Head Coach James Bell in advance as well as signing in to the venue on arrival.
The clubhouse will be open for seated hospitality. Players, officials and spectators must not gather or circulate indoors unless adhering to social distancing and gathering rules and particular care should be taken during rain breaks. Anyone failing to follow instructions by captains, club officials or clubhouse staff will be asked to leave.
On field activity remains the same:
- No sweat or saliva on the ball
- Umpires will not touch the ball or hold player clothing
- Wicket celebrations, drinks breaks and tactical discussions must be socially distant
- Sanitisation continues every 6 overs / 20 minutes
- Players and officials to comply with social distancing rules at all times
Watch this space for news of social events
Training kit is available directly from the clubhouse through our partners, D&P Cricket, and you can contact Riaz to purchase.
* Hoodies available early May.