Playing for C.C.N.S.W Masters over 40s:
The Club welcomes and needs new players. This season, you must be over 40 by 1 April 2023 (i.e. by the end of the season). If you are, you can play the full season, even if currently only 39. Any player who wishes to play this season for C.C.N.S.W. in the Masters should contact Andrew Dadswell (c) or Dan Turner (v/c) at email@example.com
The Cricketers’ Club of New South Wales is one of 20 teams that play in a Sunday over 40s “Masters” competition in Sydney this season. Its home ground is Camperdown Park. All games start at 12.15pm in daylight saving time and are 40 overs per side.
The other 19 teams in the competition for the 2022-23 season are: Auburn, Balmain/South Sydney, Burwood, Castle Hill RSL, Epping, Galungara, Georges River, Hawkesbury, Ingleburn, Lane Cove , Lindfield, Northbridge, Old Ignatians, Roseville, Ryde/Hunters Hill, St. Clair United, Schofields, Strathfield, and Warringah.
C.C.N.S.W. has won the competition once in 1996-1997. Last season C.C.N.S.W. finished sixteenth – and the Premiers were again Strathfield.
Matches are generally played on alternating fortnights to the over 50s Classics, and are on turf wickets. Batsmen must retire at 40* (but may return) and bowlers are limited to 9 overs; a sixth bowler must bowl by the 30th over, This season, the Competition will start in late September and will be played over 11 rounds with Semi-Finals and a Final in late March/early April.