The Bermuda Cricket Board (BCB) is pleased to announce the start of the 2020 Domestic Cricket League.
From July 11th through September 6th, Premier and First Division league matches will be played in a twenty20 format at four venues around the Island – St. Davids County Cricket Club, St. George’s Cricket Club, Somerset Bridge Recreation Club (White Hill Field) and Somerset Cricket Club.
Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, rules and regulations (to be released on July 3) set out by the Government and the BCB will be enforced at the grounds before, during and after match play in order to keep players, officials and spectators as safe as possible.
Lloyd Smith, BCB President, said: “We are excited to announce the commencement of the 2020 Domestic League and wish to thank the all clubs, Ministry of Health, Department of Youth, Sport and Recreation and other officials for their cooperation during this time — ensuring that we are able to move forward and operate using best practices as per the guidelines and requirements.
The Bermuda Cricket Board (BCB) is a Bermuda registered charity which has been certified to the highest international standards of best practice by the Bermuda National Standards Committee as a charity operating at internationally recognized standards of best practice. The BCB was established in 1938 and incorporated by Private Act in 1995. The BCB has been an Associate
member of the International Cricket Council (ICC) since 1966.The BCB was established in 1938 and incorporated by Private Act in 1995. The BCB has been an Associate member of the International Cricket Council (ICC) since 1966.
As the National Governing Body of cricket in Bermuda, the BCB governs and regulates cricket on the island, improves infrastructure and facilities and aids in club development. The BCB formulates the regulations and rules governing cricket in Bermuda in accordance with ICC guidelines.
The BCB has a comprehensive Development Programme, which encompasses improving domestic and national cricket with a strong focus on youth development. In addition, the BCB has a Scholarship Programme, which enables young local cricketers to further their education in academic institutions abroad with excellent cricket programmes.]