Wednesday August 21st 2019



OWs v 1st XI OWs 102/7 (26.1) Old Whitgiftians CC 1st XI won by 3 wickets…

OWs v 1st XI OWs 101/7 (26.1), target reached In Play: Shahrayz Nazim 20 (20), Ishan Kalra 3 (5)…

OWs v 1st XI OWs 101/7 (26.1), target reached Old Whitgiftians CC 1st XI: 100 runs in 26.1 overs (159 balls, 101 mi……

OWs v 1st XI OWs 85/7 (23.5), 15 reqd off 26.1 ov 23.5: Wanigaratne to Shah, OUT Harshil Shah run out (Stuart Glass……

OWs v 1st XI OWs 64/6 (19.6), 36 reqd off 30 ov 19.6: Wanigaratne to Dadar, OUT Sujit Dadar c unknown b Tishan Wani……

OWs v 1st XI OWs 64/5 (19.1), 36 reqd off 30.5 ov 19.1: Wanigaratne to Clarke, OUT Adam Clarke lbw b Tishan Wanigar……

OWs v 1st XI OWs 62/4 (18.1), 38 reqd off 31.5 ov 18.1: Monckton to Rana, OUT Shaz Rana lbw b David Monckton 16 (47)…

OWs v 1st XI OWs 50/3 (15.4), 50 reqd off 34.2 ov Old Whitgiftians CC 1st XI: 50 runs in 15.4 overs (96 balls, 57 m……

OWs v 1st XI OWs 39/3 (13), 61 reqd off 37 ov Tea: Shaz Rana 13 (34), Adam Clarke 13 (20)…

OWs v 1st XI OWs 13/3 (4.3), 87 reqd off 45.3 ov 4.3: Kelly to Fawad, OUT Syed Fawad c Stuart Glassington b Adam Ke……

Club Rules


RULES OF THE CLUB – Approved 11 November 2015

  1. NAME

The Club shall be called ‘The Old Whitgiftians Cricket Club’ (“OWCC”) and shall be a playing section of the Whitgift Sports Club (“WSC”).  The Club shall be affiliated to the England and Wales Cricket Board through the Surrey Cricket Board.


The Club colours shall be blue, gold and silver.



To foster and promote the sport of cricket at all levels within the community and within the sport, providing opportunities for recreation, coaching and competition.

To ensure that all members, playing and non-playing, abide by the ECB Code of Conduct which incorporates the Spirit of Cricket and by the Laws of Cricket.

To ensure a duty of care to all members of the club by adopting and implementing the ECB ‘Safe Hands – Cricket’s Policy for Safeguarding Children’ and any future versions of the Policy.

To ensure a duty of care to all members of the club by adopting and implementing the ECB Club Inclusion and Diversity Policy and any future versions of the Policy.

To encourage all members to participate fully in the activities of the club.



(a)  Membership of the club shall be open to anyone interested in the sport of cricket on application regardless of sex, age, disability, ethnicity, nationality, sexual orientation, religion or other beliefs.

(b)  The club may have different classes of membership and subscription on a non-discriminatory and fair basis.  The club will keep subscriptions at levels that will not pose a significant obstacle to people participating.

(c)   Application for membership of the club shall be by completion of a membership application form and by payment of the relevant subscription. The subscription for all members, other than Colts members, shall be as determined by the WSC Management Board. The OWCC Committee (see section 5) shall determine the subscriptions for Colts members.

(d)  The club Committee may refuse membership, or remove it, only for good cause such as conduct or character likely to bring the club or cricket into disrepute.  Appeal against refusal or removal may be made to the Committee who shall appoint an Appeals Committee to hear the appeal. The Appeals Committee shall not include members involved with the initial decision to refuse or remove membership but may include non-members of the club.  The Appeals Committee shall consider the appeal within 14 days of the Secretary receiving the appeal.  The individual submitting the appeal shall be entitled to be accompanied by a friend or other representative and to call witnesses.  The decision of the Appeals Committee shall be final and binding on all parties.

(e)   All members will be subject to the regulations of these Rules and by joining the club will be deemed to accept these regulations and any Codes of Conduct that the club has adopted.

(f) The WSC subscription shall be due on 1st May each year and if any member should fail to pay his subscription by 28th May he shall cease to be a member of the Club provided that the Committee may at any time in its discretion restore him to membership on payment of all arrears of subscriptions then due.

(g)   No person shall be eligible to take part in the business of the club or eligible for selection for any club team unless the appropriate subscription has been paid by the specified date or membership has been agreed by the Committee.

(h) Honorary Members shall be nominated by the Committee and confirmed at the AGM each year.  The nominations shall be based upon long and meritorious service to the club.

(j) There shall be seven (7) classes of membership available. These are:

  • Full (Playing) Member
  • Social (Non-playing) Member
  • Under 24/Student Member
  • Colts Member
  • Family Associate Member (Parent/guardian of Colts Member)
  • Honorary Member
  • Life member

Voting rights shall only be granted to all members other than Colts members and Family Associate Members.



The Club shall be managed by a Committee comprising a Chairman, Hon Secretary, Hon Treasurer, Club Captain, Club Welfare Officer and the Chairman of any Sub-Committee appointed by the Committee. The Secretary of WSC’s Management Board shall be a non-voting, ex-officio member of the Committee. The Committee shall agree the structure and composition of each Sub-Committee, at its first meeting following its appointment.  The Committee shall do all things reasonable necessary to advance the aims and objectives of the club and in a manner consistent with the rules and the general law.

The duties of the Committee shall be:

  1. a)         To control the affairs of the club on behalf of the members.
  2. b)         To keep accurate accounts of the finances of the club through the Treasurer.  These should be available for reasonable inspection by members and should be presented at every Annual General Meeting.  The club shall maintain a bank current account and the following Officers shall be authorised to sign club cheques: any two from the Chairman, Treasurer and Secretary (other Officers as appropriate).
  3. c)         To support the Club Welfare Officer who is responsible for ensuring that the club complies with safeguarding legislation and the ECB Safe Hands policy.
  4. d)         To co-opt additional members of the Committee as the Committee feel is necessary.  Co-opted members shall not be entitled to a vote on the Committee and shall serve until the end of the next Annual General Meeting.
  5. e)         To make decisions on the basis of a simple majority vote. In the case of equal votes, the Chair shall be entitled to an additional casting vote.

An elected Committee member ceases to be such if he or she ceases to be a member of the club, resigns by written notice, or is removed by the Committee for good cause after the member concerned has been given the chance of putting their case to the Committee.  Appeal against removal may be made to the Appeals Committee.  The Committee shall fairly decide time limits and formalities for these steps.


The Officers shall be elected at the AGM and shall comprise – in addition to those designated in Rule 5 above the following:

The President of the Club who shall not serve for more than three (3) years

The Captains of all teams

Chairman of Selection Committee

The Hon Team Secretary.

and The Hon Fixture Secretary



(a) Annual General

The AGM of the Club, for which not less than twenty eight (28) days written notice shall be given to each member, shall take place not later than the second Wednesday in December.  The notice convening the meeting shall include Chairman’s report and the accounts for the year ended 30th September.  The minutes of the previous year’s AGM shall be posted on the club website and copies available at the AGM.  Each voting member shall have one (1) vote and any matter coming -before an AGM shall be decided by, a majority of members present and voting thereon except. for an alteration to the rules (see 10 below).  Ten (10) members shall constitute a quorum.

The business of the AGM shall be to:

  1. a)         Confirm the minutes of the previous AGM and any General Meetings held since the last AGM
  2. b)         Receive the accounts for the year from the Treasurer
  3. c)         Receive the annual report of the Committee from the Secretary
  4. d)         Elect the Officers of the Club
  5. e)         Transact such other business received in writing by the Secretary from members (14) days prior to the meeting and included on the agenda.

Nominations of candidates for election of Offices shall be made in writing to the Secretary at least 14 days in advance of the AGM date.  Nominations can only be made and be seconded by Voting Members

(b) Special General   On the written request of at least ten (10) members entitled to vote or on the instructions of the Committee, the Hon Secretary shall within twenty-eight (28) days of receipt of such request call a Special General Meeting, the objects of which be specified and for which not less than twenty-one (21) days written notice including the resolution/s and relevant information shall be given.  AGM rules in respect of quorum and voting shall apply.


(c) Committee    The Committee shall meet not less than four (4) times in each year. Agendas and minutes shall be sent to Committee Members not less than seven (7) days prior to the meeting.


(d) Sub-Committees   Sub-Committees shall meet as required and shall provide the Hon Secretary with minutes of their meetings not less than ten (10) days prior to the next following meeting of the Committee.


At all Annual, Special General, Committee and Sub-Committee meetings where there is an equality of votes, the Chairman of the relevant meeting shall have a casting vote.  At all meetings of the Committee and Sub-Committees two-thirds of the members entitled to attend and vote at the relevant meeting shall constitute a quorum.

  1. FINANCE               


The Club shall be required to collect and account to the WSC for any subscriptions not paid direct to the WSC. However, subscriptions from Colts members shall be retained by OWCC.As a playing section of the WSC the Club shall also pay to, or receive from, the WSC such sums as are agreed from time to time.  A copy of the Club’s annual accounts shall be lodged with the WSC within four (4) weeks of approval at the AGM.

All club monies shall be banked in an account in the name of the club.

The Treasurer shall be responsible for the finances of the club and for providing a report on the financial position as required by the Committee.

The Committee shall ensure that the club maintains adequate and appropriate insurance to cover the activities of the club.

The financial year will end on 30 September.

The Treasurer shall present  annual accounts at the Annual General Meeting.

Any cheques drawn against club funds should hold the signatures of the Treasurer plus up to two Officers.


The Committee and Sub-Committees shall, have power to co-opt as and when necessary


The Chairman shall have power to fill any vacancy amongst the Officers arising during the-year.  Such action shall be approved or otherwise at the next meeting of the Committee.



No alteration shall be made to these rules except by a majority of at least two-thirds of those present, entitled to vote, and voting at a General Meeting, and then only if notice of intention to alter the rule or rules concerned shall have appeared on the notice convening the meeting.  Any alteration must be proposed and seconded by voting members.


  1. DISCIPLINE        


All complaints regarding the behaviour of members should be lodged in writing with the Secretary.

The Committee shall appoint a Disciplinary sub-committee who will meet to hear complaints within 7 days of a complaint being lodged.  Any member requested to attend a Disciplinary sub-committee shall be entitled to be accompanied by a friend or other representative and to call witnesses.  The Committee (or its sub-committee) has the power to take appropriate disciplinary action, including the termination of membership (of OWCC).

The outcome of the disciplinary hearing shall be put in writing to the person who lodged the complaint and the member against whom the complaint was made within 4 days following the hearing.

There shall be a right of appeal to the Committee against either the finding or the sanction imposed or both following disciplinary action being taken. Any appeal must be lodged within 14 days of receipt of the decision of the disciplinary hearing.  The Committee shall appoint an Appeals Committee (a maximum of three) which shall not include members involved with the initial disciplinary hearing but may include non-members of the club.  The Appeals Committee shall consider the appeal within 14 days of the Secretary receiving the appeal.  The individual submitting the appeal shall be entitled to be accompanied by a friend or other representative and to call witnesses.  The decision of the Appeals Committee shall be final and binding on all parties.



  1. a)         If at any General Meeting of the club, a resolution be passed calling for the dissolution of the club, the Secretary shall immediately convene a Special General Meeting of the club to be held not less than one month thereafter to discuss and vote on the resolution.
    b)         If at that Special Meeting, the resolution is carried by at least two-thirds ) of the Full Voting Membership present at the meeting, the Committee shall thereupon, or at such date as shall have been specified in the resolution, proceed to realise the assets of the club and discharge all debts and liabilities of the club.
    c)         The Committee will then be responsible for the orderly winding up of the club’s affairs.
    d)         After settling all liabilities of the club, the Committee shall dispose of the net assets remaining to the WSC.




In the case of any conflict between the provisions of the main club constitution and the ECB Clubmark requirements, the ECB Clubmark requirements shall take precedence in matters concerning the cricket section of the Club.





Old Whitgiftians Cricket Club hereby adopts and accepts these rules as a current operating guide regulating the actions of all members.


NAME                            Stuart Woodrow                                                 DATE   11 November 2015


NAME                            David Hagger                                                       DATE   11 November 2015


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