Cricket Namibia brings new tournament
09 July 2020 | Sports
Cricket Namibia has introduced a new tournament to keep fans entertained after the annual Walvis Bay Salt Refiners Cricket Festival was cancelled.
The annual XCO & APS Junior Cricket tournament for Under-11 and -13, which will take place from 21 to 25 August in Windhoek, will be sponsored by XCO Namibia & APS.
The entry fee is N$800 per team.
Teams which consist of 11 players can enter. Teams which consist of six to eight players can also enter for six-a-side games and combined games.
Fixtures will be arranged to maximise playing opportunities. In addition, teams can enter from: schools, clubs, and private academies or individually.
A player may play for a specific team if he or she turns 11 or 13 in that respective calendar year or younger. Bye laws will be adapted to increase opportunities for all players.
One umpire per game will be provided by Cricket Namibia and therefore the coach of the fielding side will stand square leg. Scoring method will be electronic: two scorers per game. Home team will score electronic and second team's scorer will do book or paper scoring.
The official opening will be on 21 August at 18:30.
Teams need to arrive by 18:00. All teams that enter will be liable for their own transport, accommodation, water and all meals. Registration forms will be distributed in due time.
Details for payment are Namibia Cricket Board – tours – Nedbank Main Branch (461 609), account number: 11000093337. Reference: school or team – XCO & APS tournament.
Summary of team's responsibility: transport, accommodation, meals, one umpire and one scorer per team.
Expenses by tournament administrators: balls, 1x umpire per game, match preparation, fields, prize giving
Please contact Cricket Namibia for entry forms. Entries will close on the 30 July.