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2019-10-31: Great News

One of the HCCL supporter is helping us subsidizing the cost for the HCCL Banquet and now we can offer the ticket as follows due to that. He would like to stay Anonymous and therefore we are not giving out his name, we would like to thank him for his kind gesture.

Here are the details:

If you buy 1 Ticket: $15
If you buy 4 tickets: $50
Buy ticket at https://www.iwomens.net/hcclbanquet


Date: Friday, Novemeber 15th, 2019
Time: 06:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Place: The Other Barn, 5851 Robert Oliver Pl, Columbia, MD 21045

The number of tickets in this price will be limited, so hurry………………

2019-10-03: Div B QFs: 10/05 Weekend
Div A QFs: 10/12 Weekend
Div B SFs: 10/12 Weekend
Div A SFs: 10/19 Weekend
Div A and Div B Finals: 10/19 Weekend

 
  HCCL 2019 Fall Playoffs  
Type Division Match # Date Day Time Team 1 Team 2 Ground
QF Division B 1 10/06/19 Sunday 3:00 PM Team Inovalon Drunkards  SMP
QF Division B 2 10/06/19 Sunday 12:00 PM Greater Montessori Chargers 10dullcars SMP
QF Division B 3 10/05/19 Saturday 12:00 PM Pavan Foods Daredevils Haldi Beamers SMP
QF Division B 4 10/06/19 Sunday 8:30 AM Albany Riders Blazers SMP
                 
QF Division A 5 10/12/19 Saturday 8:30 AM Alta It 786ixers South 4 SMP
QF Division A 6 10/13/19 Sunday 3:00 PM FCC Hell-Raisers SMP
QF Division A 7 10/12/19 Saturday 3:00 PM Columbia Bolts South 2 SMP
QF Division A 8 10/12/19 Saturday 11:45 AM Team XI South 3 SMP
SF Division B 9 10/13/19 Sunday 8:30 AM Match 1 Winner Match 4 Winner SMP
SF Division B 10 10/13/19 Sunday 11:45 AM Match 2 Winner Match 3 Winner SMP
                 
SF Division A 11 10/19/19 Saturday 8:30 AM Match 5 Winner Match 8 Winner SMP
SF Division A 12 10/19/19 Saturday 11:45 AM Match 6 Winner Match 7 Winner SMP
F Division B 13 10/20/19 Sunday 10:00 AM Match 9 Winner Match 10 Winner SMP
F Division A 14 10/20/19 Sunday 2:00 PM Match 11 Winner Match 12 Winner SMP

Play-Off Scenario Division A
Qtr Final #1 North 1 vs South 4  
Qtr Final #2 South 1 vs North 4  
Qtr Final #3 South 2 vs North 3  
Qtr Final #4 North 2 vs South 3
   
Semi-Final #1 Qtr Final #1 vs Qtr Final #4
Semi-Final #2 Qtr Final #2 vs Qtr Final #3
   
Finals Semi Final #1 vs Semi-Final #2

Play-Off Scenario Division B
Qtr Final #1 East 1 vs West 4
Qtr Final #2 West 1 vs East 4
Qtr Final #3 West 2 vs East 3
Qtr Final #4 East 2 vs West 3
   
Semi-Final #1 Qtr Final #1 vs Qtr Final #4
Semi-Final #2 Qtr Final #2 vs Qtr Final #3
   
Finals Semi Final #1 vs Semi-Final #2

2019-07-31: Dear, HCCL Parents

After introducing the HCCL Huskies U14 program, we have had many inquires and demand for U12 program. 

We are introducing the U12 program starting 08/12 week, it will be 6 week program, Fees are $90, and will run at SMP. Boys and girls, both can join, If you are interested in signing up the future Cricketer, please register at  https://forms.gle/JbEtDYE8aPMsn6hc7

Program is built for the new as well as existing youth Cricketers.

Spaces are limited so sign up ASAP if you are interested.

Please let us know if you have any questions, 

-- 
Thanks, 

HCCL Administration
(hcmdcricket@gmail.com)
Follow us on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/howard.county.cricket.league/

2019-07-03: Here is the 2019 Spring Playoff schedule. Good luck teams
 

2019-06-21: Please find the playoff and Fall Registration details as follows.

QFs: 07/14 weekend
SFs: 07/21 weekend
Finals: 07/27
All-Star: 07/28


Play-Off Scenario Division A
Qtr Final #1 North 1 vs South 4  
Qtr Final #2 South 1 vs North 4  
Qtr Final #3 South 2 vs North 3  
Qtr Final #4 North 2 vs South 3
   
Semi-Final #1 Qtr Final #1 vs Qtr Final #4
Semi-Final #2 Qtr Final #2 vs Qtr Final #3
   
Finals Semi Final #1 vs Semi-Final #2

Play-Off Scenario Division B
Qtr Final #1 East 1 vs West 4
Qtr Final #2 West 1 vs East 4
Qtr Final #3 West 2 vs East 3
Qtr Final #4 East 2 vs West 3
   
Semi-Final #1 Qtr Final #1 vs Qtr Final #4
Semi-Final #2 Qtr Final #2 vs Qtr Final #3
   
Finals Semi Final #1 vs Semi-Final #2

Fall registrations are open, please register your team using the form at https://forms.gle/eoe5HJA9Sgx2oVNS8 

If you have already participated in Spring and have your deposits intact (No penalties in Spring), you do not have to submit the Deposit, we can carry over the Spring Deposit to Fall.

We are planning to start the Fall season from 07/21 weekend.Registration closes on 07/10/2019.

Other details (Manager's meeting, schedule, roster deadlines, etc) will be announced soon.

2019-04-11: Key Rules for Spring 2019 has been updated and uploaded to CricClubs. The changes have been summarized here:
https://www.cricclubs.com/hccl/viewArticle.do?articleId=3&clubId=894

2019-03-26: We are validating the schedule and we will send a email once it is finalized
Spring 2019
 
Play-Off Scenario Division A
Qtr Final #1 North 1 vs South 4
Qtr Final #2 South 1 vs North 4
Qtr Final #3 South 2 vs North 3
Qtr Final #4 North 2 vs South 3
   
Semi-Final #1 Qtr Final #1 vs Qtr Final #4
Semi-Final #2 Qtr Final #2 vs Qtr Final #3
   
Finals  Semi Final #1 vs Semi-Final #2
   
   
Play-Off Scenario Division B
Qtr Final #1 East 1 vs West 4
Qtr Final #2 West 1 vs East 4
Qtr Final #3 West 2 vs East 3
Qtr Final #4 East 2 vs West 3
   
Semi-Final #1 Qtr Final #1 vs Qtr Final #4
Semi-Final #2 Qtr Final #2 vs Qtr Final #3
   
Finals  Semi Final #1 vs Semi-Final #2

2019-03-17: Spring 2019 Here are the Div A (North/South) and Div B (East/West)
Div A     Div B  
North 8th game Across   East 8th game Across
ALTA IT 786IXERS  VSOFT CRICKET WARRIORS   FCC Heroes Renegades
Ohm Mangalam FCC   Lagaan CSK
Sparktans N9IT A team   Loards of Baltimore C-Hitters
TEAM XI Columbia Bolts   Quick Mart 11 Giants X1
Braves Bullz   Pavan Foods Daredevils Sakthi
Cockeysville Rising Stars Biryani Pointe Titans   Unify Royal Strikers  Maryland Tigers
Greater Montessori Chargers ISB   Maryland Alphas Blazers
HCC Lions Hell-Raisers   OM Chargers Albany Riders
         
South     West  
Hell-Raisers     C-HITTERS  
ISB     CSK  
Biryani Pointe Titans     Maryland Tigers  
FCC     Albany Riders  
Columbia Bolts     Sakthi  
N9IT A team     Balzers  
Bullz     Renegades  
VSOFT CRICKET WARRIORS     Giants X1  

2019-02-28: 

Dear, Captains, Vice-Captains, and Manager

Hope you all are doing well!

The Cricket season is approaching soon, and we wanted to reach out to you in preparation of the same.

1.  We have some changes to the process on how you register, this time you will need to register the teams using the following link, you will have an option to pay using the money transfer to hcmdcricket@gmail.com (BOA) or by check (in the name of ‘HCCL’) or Cash.

HCCL Spring 2019 Fees: $500 per team, Deposit: $300 per team.

There will be penalties for missing umpiring duties and forfeiting the games. All the details will be in Final Rule doc for 2019. Deposit will be used against missing umpiring and forfeit penalties. Teams with no penalties will receive the full refund of the deposit at the end of the tournament

Registration link: https://goo.gl/forms/JlAXMIKOehf459bf2

2.  We are planning on having the managers meeting on Saturday 03/16, 6:00 PM at Chopathi – An India Kitchen Restaurant, Hanover, MD.

3.  We are requesting you to put the HCCL logo (attached herewith) on your team jerseys either on the right side of the chest, and as an incentive, the teams who will put the logos on their jerseys will get 5 free hours for practice at one of the HCCL grounds (Team needs to follow the regular process for reservation).

4.  We encourage the players to become a panel umpires, starting this year, any panel umpire who completes the minimum 5 duties will get the free umpire jersey (pic attached).

5.  HCCL is planning on having an Award Banquet this year, more details will be available to you as year progresses.

6.  We would also like to share that HCCL is activity working with HCPSS and HCRP to get one more ground and hoping that we have some Good news soon.

Please reach out to us if you have any questions or difficulties registering your teams.



Thanks, 

HCCL Administration
(hcmdcricket@gmail.com)
Follow us on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/howard.county.cricket.league/


2018-12-19: Happy Holidays and Season greetings!!!  We hope your holidays will be filled with joy and laughter through the New Year.  
Happy Holidays!!!

2018-10-25: QF Schedule
 
Date Time Team 1 Team 2 Ground Umpire 1 Umpire 2
10/28/2018 11:00 AM Columbia Chargers   FCC Heroes   SK1 Team XI Ohm Mangalam
10/28/2018 11:00 AM Baltimore Warriors   CSK   SK2 FCC Royal Strikers
10/28/2018 2.00 PM FCC   Royal Strikers   SK1 Columbia Chargers CSK
10/28/2018 2.00 PM Team XI   Ohm Mangalam   SK2 Baltimore Warriors FCC Heroes
10/28/2018 1.30 PM Sparktans   Hell-Raisers   SMP ISB Greater Montessori Chargers
10/28/2018 1.30 PM 786ixers   Biryani Pointe Souravs 20   MHMS Lagaan Columbia Bolts
10/28/2018 10:00 AM Lagaan   Columbia Bolts   MHMS 786ixers Biryani Pointe Souravs 20
10/28/2018 10:00 AM ISB   Greater Montessori Chargers   SMP Sparktans Hell-Raisers

2018-10-18: Playoff brackets - We will adding date, time and ground based on the weather forecast
Playoff Bracket


 

2018-08-10: 

This year has been very challenging with all the rain and washout games, however; we are trying our best to accommodate all the washed out games, we encourage you all to make few adjustments and make this work in the best interest of the game.

We visited the MHMS ground and the playing conditions are not looking good, we think that all 3 Saturday games will not be played in that condition and therefore, we have moved following  games to different timing (due to ground availability issue) and grounds. Please pay extra attention to the the ground addresses and umpiring details.

Grounds: 
1. SK2: 18810 Strawberry Knoll Road , Gaithersburg , MD , 20879
2. FRC: 10598 Marble Faun Ln, Columbia, MD 21044
3. APR: 20101 Swallow Point Road , Montgomery Village , MD , 20886
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2018-04-12: HCCL Spring 2018 rules document
https://cricclubs.com/hccl/document.doc?documentId=17&clubId=894

2018-03-29: Please take a moment today to register yourself, your family members and especially your players for free membership with USA Cricket: https://www.usacricket.org/membership

USA Cricket membership is open NOW and the term through June 30, 2018 is free to join, but while Individuals and organizations can join USA Cricket at any time, only those that join by end of day on April 24 will be eligible to vote in the initial Board of Directors election.

In addition to being free, they’ll get access to great membership benefits to include low deductible secondary sports accident insurance for individuals and general liability coverage for clubs and leagues, voting rights, access to USA Cricket programs and services including competitions, entry level programs, education programs, newsletters and best practice information, CricClubs competition management platform, discounts on products and services, etc.

It’s easy, too. Just have them go to www.USACricket.org and click on “Membership” on the navigation bar on the top left. FAQs for the
membership process can be found here (https://www.usacricket.org/membership/#faqs). 

2018-03-05: HCCL - 2018 spring season registrations are open, you can register your team using the link https://apm.activecommunities.com/howardcounty/Activity_Search/adult-cricket-league-2018-spring-season/73083

2017-11-04: 

We would like to invite all of you with your families and friends to Puerto Rico Relief Fund - playoffs and finals followed by an Award ceremony on Sunday, November, 5th, and during this event, $1000 will be donated to the "Red Cross - Puerto Rico Relief fund" along with the winners and runners up price money. We are expecting some dignitaries from County office for award ceremony and hoping to have lots of fun throughout the day.


QF Starts at 9 AM
Semi Finals: 1:00 pm and 2:00 pm
Finals: 3:00 pm
Award ceremony: 4:15 PM


QF Schedule for tomorrow
    Team Team   Umpire Umpire
11/5/2017 9:00 AM Howard Knights  Suicide Squad   SMP Columbia Bolts Biryani Pointe Souravs 20
11/5/2017 10:00 AM Columbia Bolts   Biryani Pointe Souravs 20   SMP Howard Knights Suicide Squad
11/5/2017 11:00 AM Dunkin Baskin FCC   Raiders   SMP Baltimore Badshah Warriors
11/5/2017 12:00 PM Baltimore Badshah   Warriors   SMP Dunkin Baskin FCC Raiders

2017-09-27: Let's play cricket to support relief effort for Puerto Rico. Please use the link below to register your team. You will receive an confirmation within 24 hours.

https://goo.gl/forms/dbsqJ8F5foloXNlG3


2017-09-27: Please note that we are moving the game start times. 8.30 AM game is moved to 9.15 AM due to wet out field conditions. 

Team have 3 hours to complete the game. If you are unable to finish the game on time, you have to leave the field and continue the game following day or at MHMS. We have played 4 games with at the beginning of season and we were able to finish the game within 3 hours. Umpires please take charge and make sure that games are completed on time. 

Please start on time regardless of conditions and please note that we have to play 3 games in day.



 

2017-09-17: Division A Q/F schedule and Division B game 7 schedule updated.

Playoffs Rule #3..... Playoff seeding willbe decided by the win points and tie/cancellation/forfiet points only. If points are tied Net Run Rate (NRR) will be used to break the tie. Penalty points will NOT be counted for seeding in playoffs.
 
9/23/2017 11:45 AM 786ixers   Columbia Bolts   SMP
9/23/2017 15:00 PM CCC Kings   Biryani Pointe Souravs 20  SMP
9/24/2017 11:45 AM Greater Montessori Chargers     V-Soft Cricket Warriors   SMP
9/24/2017 15:00 PM Howard Knights OM Chargers   SMP

2017-08-18: Game 1 8.30 AM @MHMS canceled 
08/19/2017,8:30 AM,OMCC Chargers vs 786ixers  @MHMS. We will make an assesment around 9.30 AM tomorrow morning regarding the remianing game.

2017-08-13: Following games are cancelled due to wet pitch
08/13/2017 11:45 AM Team XI   CSK   MHMS Lagaan Oakridge Royal Strikers
08/13/2017 15:00 PM Hell-Raisers   Giants Xi   MHMS Polar Bullz Khader Shaik
 

2017-08-09: Weather has been really good recently (apart from the thunderstorms) and many of us would love to practice at SMP during weekdays. Just a gentle reminder to everyone that
  • The pitch at Schooley Mill Park is for use by permit only.
  • For information on a permit, please contact Ms. Jean Shea at jshea@howardcountymd.gov or 410-313-4626 (HCRP filed permit Manager).
Please be mindful of others who already might have a permit for the multipurpose field at SMP.

Thanks,
HCRP.
 

2017-07-28: 

7/29/2017 - 8.30 GAME @MHMS called off due to rain, MHMS pitch will be unplayable by tomorrow morning.


2017-07-17: 

Enjoy a Day of Cricket @SMP on 23rd of July 2017

Howard county executive, Howard Parks, and Rec officials will be attending the event on July 23rd to watch Youth cricket and distribute the prizes. 
 
We would like to know the number of people attending the prize distribution function (3:30 - 5:30 PM EST).
Please bring your family and friends. Please RSVP your availability using the web link - https://www.iwomens.net/ed125
 
 
When you sign up using the provided link, you automatically get enrolled to the free raffle and directly enter into the prize drawing. We will be picking the raffle ticket winners every 15 mts, you can increase your chances of winning by signing up each and every member attending the event separately, more sign ups, more the chances of winning.
 
You will get a chance to win raffle prizes and giveaways during the event. 
 
Parking is limited so please get in early. Thanks for your cooperation and continuous support to the sport that we love. 


2017-07-07: Updated Rules for Fall 2017 season have been uploaded. Please use them for the Fall 2017 tournament. Division B finalists still have the Spring 2017 rules document available for their finals.
This is a summary of rules updates effective for the Fall 2017 season:
  1. If a team has changed it's name, it will be treated as a debutant in HCCL and it will start in Division B
  2. 4 games could be scheduled in July to make use of longer days
  3. Team disqualification from playoffs relaxed back to 2 missed umpirings or missed/delayed scorecards or a combination of the two
  4. If an umpire is late (past scheduled game time) for a game, or leaves the game before it finishes, the umpiring team will be penalized 1 point. Please refer the rules document for exact verbiage. On questionable weather days, just like the players, the umpires should also follow the field status line and be available on time, if the fields are OPEN
  5. Number of minium appearances by a player to be eligible for playoffs is now tiered. If a team plays (forfeits or washout to NOT count):
    1. 8+ league games: Min. 3 appearances
    2. 5-7 league games: Min. 2 appearances
    3. <5 league games: Min. 1 appearance
  6. HCCL will try to reschedule all washed out games for Fall 2017, pending availability of time and fields
  7. Rosters will positively lock after the first game by a team. Please no excuses or requests for roster changes, no matter how silly or genuine a reason might be
  8. Some of you might be aware of new MCC laws being published by MCC. MCC has stated those laws to go into effect since October 1, 2017. Hence none of the new laws will be applicable to HCCL's Fall 2017 season. They will be incorporated in HCCL rules from 2018.
Good luck to Ohm Mangalam and VTech Wizards for their Division B Spring finals. Let's have a great Fall 2017 tournament.

2017-06-29: Divison B Championship game scheduled on 7/8/2017 at 7.30 AM Ohm Mangalam vs Vtech Wizards
Divison A Champions "Sparktans" (
Scorecard- Spraktans vs Howard Kinights)

We have only a few spots left. Please register as soon as possible. Registration will close by the end of the day today. Season starts on 7/8/2017 and the schedule will be available on Monday 7/3/2017.


 

2017-06-24: Division A championship game scheduled for 6/25 at 8.30 am. Howard Knights vs Sparktans.

2017-06-21: Registration is open for Fall season. Season starts on July 8th. 

https://apm.activecommunities.com/howardcounty/Activity_Search/adult-cricket-league-fall-season/66531
 

2017-06-09: Starting this week, the games at SMP will start at 7.30 AM. Since we are playing 4 games in a day, we have to start and end the games on time, hence the following rule for SMP
 
IF THE TEAMS ARE UNABLE TO COMPLETE THE GAME ON TIME, THEN THEY WILL HAVE TO LEAVE THE FIELD AT END TIME STATED AND WILL HAVE TO CONTINUE AND COMPLETE THE GAME IN MHMS THE FOLLOWING DAY. 

2017-06-09: We have removed the mat and rolled the MHMS pitch to bring it to a playing condition (see attached). Mat is in a bad shape and we believe that it is better to play without it.  Teams playing first OMCC/CCC Kings, please roll the mat and move to the storage area before you start the game. Feel free to roll the pitch again before your game this weekend. 

-HCCL ADMIN

2017-06-05: Greetings HCCL,
 
Thank you for your commitments to our Spring Season and your excitement for our upcoming Playoff Tournament.

Please note the following HCCL Updates.
Please recognize we request the cooperation of all Teams as we move forward and appreciate your extra efforts.

Thank you again and good luck.
 
Starting this week, the games at SMP will start at 7.30 AM. Since we are playing 4 games in a day, we have to start and end the games on time, hence the following rule for SMP
 
IF THE TEAMS ARE UNABLE TO COMPLETE THE GAME ON TIME, THEN THEY WILL HAVE TO LEAVE THE FIELD AT END TIME STATED AND WILL HAVE TO CONTINUE AND COMPLETE THE GAME IN MHMS THE FOLLOWING DAY. 
 
With Playoffs around the corner, please carefully review the playoff rules:
 
1.       Player eligibility: Any player who appears in the playoffs should have played at least 2 games during the league stage.
2.       Top 4 eligible teams advance to the playoffs from each division. Playoffs will be conducted per the published schedule. A team may become ineligible for playoffs per Penalties Rule #5​ (refer to rules document). The next top ranked eligible team/s will replace the ineligible team/s.
3.       Playoff seeding will be decided by the win points and tie/cancellation/forfeit points only. If points are tied, Net Run Rate (NRR) will be used to break the tie. Penalty points​ will NOT​ be counted for seeding in playoffs.
4.       If a playoff game ends up in a tie, a Super Over will decide the winner (refer to rules document)
5.       Umpiring assignments and scorecard reporting is equally important in playoffs.
If a team misses umpiring in playoffs, the team is immediately disqualified from playoffs, and the team scheduled to face off the penalized team advances. If the team missing umpiring is already eliminated, -4 points will be assessed in the following season/tournament.
If the winning team fails to report the scorecard in time, the winning team will be disqualified. The team that lost will be declared the winner. The umpires will be consulted to report the game result
 
Patrick C. McGinnis
Recreation Coordinator II
Howard County Recreation and Parks
7120 Oakland Mills Road, Columbia MD 21046
pmcginnis@howardcountymd.gov
410-313-4716 (office)
410-409-3474 (cell)
 

2017-04-16: How to claim your profile? 
Step 1: Player Search 
Step 2: Search by First or Last Name
Step 3: Once you find your name in the list, click on the Update button
Step 4: Select Claim Profile

Website admin will get an email to approve profile and we will approve profile.

2017-04-16: Bonus points changed to 1 per our rules document. 

2017-04-14: 

Spring 2017 season starts tomorrow. Please refer the rules document (see link below)

  • Please update team roster as soon as possible. Rosters will be locked tonight (4/14/2017)
  • Please download and install the cricclubs app from Play Store or App Store
  • Please upload player pictures
  • Please submit waiver forms to Patrick
  • Please read the rules document (link below) 

If you did not attend the manager's meeting on Tuesday, you may not be aware of the rule changes, so please read the rules document. Here are some very important rules https://www.cricclubs.com/hccl/document.doc?documentId=12&clubId=894
  1. In case of lightning, no matter the situation of the game, the game must be stopped and all players must go to the nearest pavilion or closed area/facility.

  2. Within a season, a player can be on the roster of only one team throughout HCCL. Separate groups and/or divisions does not change that
  3. Teams should submit the roster before their first game and profile photo is required
  4. In case of an ID complaint, the umpires reserve the right to verify the player/s valid photo ID. Failure to establish ID will result in eviction from the game.
  5. ​It is mandatory to use the CricClubs app to set up the game.
    Live scoring help https://www.dropbox.com/s/1mletcnctltfqqk/CricClubs_LiveScoring_v1.docx?dl=0
    More resources https://cricclubs.com/resources.do
  6. A missed umpiring assignment​ is an infraction and/or Unreported or delayed scorecard​ is an infraction. Accrual of any 1​ infractions makes the team ineligible for playoffs, no matter what the ranking.

2017-04-09: Greetings Howard County Cricket League Managers, Teams and Community!
 
Many thanks for your efforts as we are all excited to be competing in our Spring 2017 HCCL Season/Tournament!
 
HCRP and I are excited to be working with our competing Teams, our Advisory Board and our Rules Committee and appreciate everyone’s efforts.
Murali, Vijay and Jey are proud to welcome Damodara Rao Puli to the Advisory Board and I am confident Puli will prove to be a most outstanding addition.
 
HCRP and the HCCL are excited to have 28 Teams participating and are currently working on the League schedule.
Our 28th Team officially registered yesterday and we are now officially ready to move forward with our League updates.
 
PLEASE take a moment to review the following League items:
 
                The HCRP and the HCCL will host the: Team/Manager’s Meeting on TUESDAY, APRIL 11th; 7pm – 8pm @ HCRP Headquarters (7120 Oakland Mills Road, Columbia MD)
                The HCCL will utilizes the CricClubs website for all League updates.
                Within the next couple days, please visit www.cricclubs.com to familiarize yourselves with our League homepage.
                               Please type ‘ Howard County Cricket League ‘ in the Search for Club/League space and open the link to our HCCL homepage.
Please take time to explore this site as HCRP & HCCL are excited to join www.cricclubs.com and utilize the many technological resources provided.
PLEASE send the League (reply all above) your Team’s NAME, your Team’s CAPTAIN and VICE CAPTAIN (and the name of the person who registered/paid HCRP if different..)
PLEASE sent the League (reply all above) your Team’s roster in an excel spreadsheet with one column including each Players’ full first name, and the
second column including the Players’ full last name.  The League will use this information to best update the website
PLEASE find attached a blank HCRP Roster Form.  Please have each of your Players sign this Roster and please submit (scan/email) to the League once all Players
have signed.
I will have a case of hard tennis balls at HCRP Headquarters (7120 Oakland Mills Road, Columbia MD 21046) next week.  I will bring the balls to the Manager’s Meeting on April 11th.
Each Team is permitted to visit HCRP Headquarters next week (M-F; 8:30am-4:30pm), inform the front desk of your intentions, and pick up and sign for one box (6 balls) per Team.
HCRP will provide one additional case of balls if requested later in the Season/Tournament.
                Cricclubs allows Teams/Players to include player’s pictures with the rosters on the website.  In an effort to avoid future controversies, HCRP and the HCCL encourage all Players to submit
photos to Cricclubs at your earliest convenience.
 
Please feel free to visit   Washington Cricket Center hyperlink  for additional equipment, supplies and Training options.
The Washington Cricket Center has indoor batting cages, outdoor fields and all Cricket equipment on site within their operations at Laurel Race Track.
 
HCRP and the HCCL are looking forward to a great Spring Season!
Please complete all  www.criclubs.com  updates in the immediate future.
Please provide the signed Team roster as soon as possible.
 
Thank you again for your commitments and efforts and will continue to enjoy our Area’s most exciting Adult Cricket League!
Good luck!
 
-Patrick
 
Patrick C. McGinnis
Recreation Coordinator II
Howard County Recreation and Parks
7120 Oakland Mills Road, Columbia MD 21046
pmcginnis@howardcountymd.gov
410-313-4716 (office)
410-409-3474 (cell)
 

2016-11-01: Congratulations to Daredevils and Vayusoft Howard Champions
2016 Fall Champions
 

2016-10-23: Championship schedule will be finalized by end of the day on Monday (10/24).

2016-10-15: Semi-Final schedule updated.

2016-10-09: Revised schedule will be available on 10/11/2016 at 4 PM. 

2016-09-29: 

 

Unfortunately, the weather is not cooperating and the HCCL has made the following decisions in regards to our Matches this weekend:
 
ALL Matches Saturday, October 1st : CANCELLED
 
The 8am Match for Sunday, October 2nd :  CANCELLED

 The 11:15am match and the 3:30pm match for Sunday, October 2nd : PLAYED AS SCHEDULED
(Teams for these matches should call the SMP status line  410-313-4458  Sunday morning for a field report)

 

The Playoff schedule will be updated by the end of the day, Monday October 3rd.

(Please do NOT check the website for an updated schedule until early Tuesday.  Thank you)

 

              


2016-09-29: Rain in forecast for the next 48 hours, so please look out for updates from Patrick. 

Please note: Schooley Mill Park will be used for a Special Event (Cyclocross, all-day event) on Sunday, October 16th and the HCCL will not have access to the Cricket pitch.

2016-09-13: 

Quarter Final​ Schedule - Posted with updates on 9/27


2016-08-01: Congratulations!!!! to Spring Champions and Runner up
Spring 2016 Division B Champion: Laurel Cricketers 
Spring 2016 Division A Champion: Qbithome OMCC 
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Spring 2016 Division B Runner Up: Laagan
Spring 2016 Division A Runner Up:  CCC Kings
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Best Batsmen Division B: Kaushik Sheri - 10 games with 186 runs with a high score 38 runs; Team Bullz
Best Bowler Division B:  Sai Nouduru - 10 games with 20 wickets; Team HELL-RAISERS

Best Batsmen Division A: Zeb Kiani - 10 games with 309 runs with century; Team  Qbithome OMCC 
Best Bowler Division A: Raj Perni  - 10 games with 25 wickets; Team CCC Kings
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2016-07-31: Spring 2016 Division B Champion: Laurel Cricketers 
Spring 2016 Division A Champion: Qbithome OMCC 
Congratulations!!!! 

2016-07-29: Spring season 2016 comes to an end tomorrow. Division B (Lagaan vs Laurel Cricketers) championship game starts at 7.30 and Division A (CCC Kings vs Qbithome OMCC) championship game starts at 10.45.  Trophies will be given to the teams, best batsmen and best bowler. Please come and cheer the teams. 

FYI: One the teams from South Division Group A has withdrawn from the fall season. We do not have a team to take the open spot, we are going to award 4 points for those games. The schedule has been updated with "Withdrawn" as the team name. Points will be updated tonight. Umpiring assignments cannot be changed, so please manage the umpiring with the playing team. -HCCL admin.

2016-07-29: FYI: One the teams from South Division Group A has withdrawn from the fall season. We do not have a team to take the open spot, we are going to award 4 points for those games. The schedule has been updated with "Withdrawn" as the team name. Points will be updated tonight. Umpiring assignments cannot be changed, so please manage the umpiring with the playing team. -HCCL admin.

2016-07-27: Fall 2016 Schedule updated. If you find error, please contact us as soon as possible. 
 

2016-07-22: Teams: Please note that a player cannot play for 2 teams within a division or across divisions. One player one team only.

2016-07-22: Fall 2016 schedule available. Note:TDB games are 6th game for North division. Please review and email us if you find errors. -Admin 

2016-07-18: 26 teams have registered for the fall season. Schedule should be available by Wednesday and games are scheduled to start this weekend . -The HCCL and HCRP are planning on having Matches for our Fall Season start this weekend (July 23rd and 24th).
The weather is forecasted to be nice this weekend and the HCCL cannot afford to skip a good weekend of Matches and miss an opportunity to play.
The HCCL will be working on the schedule in the immediate future in hopes of taking advantage of the weather forecast.

2016-07-16: Only 1 spots open for the fall season. Please register your team.

2016-07-13: HCCL Spring 2016 playoff starts this week. Good luck to all the teams!!!! 

Fall season registration is open and just a few more spots are open. Please register as soon as possible. 7/30/2016 is the start date of the fall season.

ALL TEAMS AND PLAYERS MUST CLEAN UP THEIR TRASH AFTER ALL GAMES AT MURRAY HILL MIDDLE (as well as SMP).
HCRP and I received an email directly from Howard County Board of Education and the Principal of Murray Hill that the behavior of our Cricket Teams was unacceptable.
HCRP recognizes there is not a trash can at the field.  Please take your trash with you after the Game. 
If you take  water inside the field, please remember to pick up the water bottle with you.

2016-06-20: Greetings HCCL Managers, Teams, Players and Families,

Many thanks for your commitments and your flexibilities as we work towards a positive finish to our wild Spring Season!
Also, many thanks to our volunteer Advisory Board for the extra efforts as we work for a fair and balanced schedule for all HCCL Teams.
 
The end-of-the Season schedule is near complete and will be on the website when confirmed.
 
Please note the following:
 
We had to schedule all the games to balance the schedule. Some teams have already played 7 games.
 
Moving game start time to 7.30 will allow us play 4 games.
HCCL is  moving forward with the following structure to our Game schedule:
 
7:30AM  to 10:15AM
10:30AM to 1:15 PM
1:30PM  to 4:15 PM
4:30PM to 7:15PM 
 
Games have to start on-time and end on-time. The teams playing next will be allowed to start their games and games running late cannot be completed. 
 
Some teams have 2 game per weekend, there is no way around it.
 
All re-scheduled games will be 18-over Games.
 
7/15 and 7/16 QTR-Final games 
7/23 Semi-Final Games
7/24 Championship games
 
Some teams have expressed interest in playing in July 4th. We can adjust the schedule again once it is finalized.
 
7/30 and 7/31 will be used as reserve days for playoff. Next season will start on 7/30, if reserve days not used.
 
Thank you again.  The HCCL and I will be in touch with additional League updates as necessary.
Best of luck to all of our HCCL Teams moving forward!
 
-Patrick

Revised scchdule will be updated shortly (week by week) 
QF/SF/Finals dates updated.

2016-06-17: Updates
HCC LIONS available 6/18 and 6/19 at 3.30 PM  and July 4th weekend
Riders team is open for 6/19 - MHMS 9 AM slot and July 4th weekend on 7/2.
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Greetings HCCL Managers and Teams,
 
Thank you for your commitments and extra efforts as we work for a solid finish to our Spring Season.
 
When you have a moment, please consider the following if you are interested:
 
We have 3 Game slots available for this weekend.
If you are interested, please let us know.
Both Teams would have to commit. 
This may alleviate a Team(s) from playing two matches in one weekend in the future.
 
We have a wide open schedule the July 4th weekend.
If you are interested, please let us know.
 

2016-06-13: In an effort to provide the most fair and most balanced schedule possible, we will be working on a schedule that will likely include the following:
 
Adding two weeks of Regular Season matches starting June 25th and 26th.
Requesting that the morning matches start earlier (7:30am or 7:45am, tbd) thus allowing us to have more matches per weekend.
Requesting that a few Teams play two matches in one weekend (Saturday match & Sunday match).
 
This approach will allow most, and likely ALL Teams to play 7 matches during the Regular Season.
Having Teams play 7 matches will allow the HCCL to, again, provide the most fair and balanced schedule as we work towards the Playoffs and the League standings.
 

2016-05-23: Teams available to play over long weekend 1) Desh Sunday 2) Riders (July long weekend) 3) SparkTans (Saturday at 9)
In an effort to reschedule the washed out games, 
Teams would have the OPTION (not the requirement) to play official matches over the Memorial Day Weekend and/or the July 4th Weekend. We traditionally do not have matches these two Weekends. BOTH Teams would have to mutually commit to playing during these weekends. If you have any interest in playing, please email Patrick (HCRP). 

The HCCL, HCRP and the Teams involved would entertain the idea of earlier and/or later match start times with the possibility of Teams playing 2 matches in 1 weekend.

The HCCL is planning on adding two full weekends of make-up matches.
We would move forward with our original Playoff structure, but would start the Playoffs at a later date.
We have agreed to make every effort possible to have each Team play 6 matches.

 - League Admin
 

2016-05-06: MHMS and SMP grounds will be closed on Saturday May 7th. All 6 games on both grounds are abandoned. Please call MHMS and SMP status lines for Sunday May 8th. (Field Status Numbers:MHMS: Murray Hill Middle 410-313-6827;SMP: Schooley Mill Park 410-313-4458). Please do not play if the grounds are closed. If the grounds are closed, then games should not be played even if the conditions have improved. Playing a game while the grounds are closed will result in penalty points. - League Admin

2016-05-01: Teams,
Please do not play if the grounds are closed. If the grourds are closed, then games should not be played even if the conditions have improved. Playing a game while the grounds are closed will result in penalty points. 

League Admin

2016-04-22: Team roster and waiver forms are due by Friday end of the day. Roster will be locked. Please submit as soon as possible.
Field Status Numbers:
MHMS: Murray Hill Middle 410-313-6827
SMP: Schooley Mill Park 410-313-4458

2016-04-11: Link to live scoring help document: http://cricclubs.com/hccl/document.doc?documentId=1&clubId=894
Key Rules: http://cricclubs.com/hccl/document.doc?documentId=2&clubId=894
SEARCH FOR YOUR NAME AND CLAIM YOUR PROFILE. YOUR NAME SHOULD BE IN THE TEAM ROSTER. SUBMIT ROSTER BEFORE THE END OF THE DAY. DO NOT ADD YOUR ACCOUNT BEFORE CLAIMING YOUR PROFILE.
Field Status Numbers:
MHMS: Murray Hill Middle 410-313-6827
SMP: Schooley Mill Park 410-313-4458