Apr 27, 2017
Saracens to continue support of Herts Cricket Premier League
Saracens are delighted to continue to support the innovative 'Hertfordshire Premier Cricket League’.
The League has been sponsored by Saracens for the last 18 years and at present the has 94 clubs and a total of 266 teams playing every Saturday from May to the beginning of September. As well as the competitive league games, there are also 50-over cup competitions and 20/20 competitions with the winner of our League 20/20 competition entering the national 20/20 club competition.
Tony Rhodes of the Herts Premier Cricket League: “The League has been fortunate to have been sponsored by Saracens for the last 18 years and, whilst cricket has gone through some major changes during that time, the League has gone from strength to strength. During the 18 years of sponsorship, the League has encouraged and developed cricket throughout the county. Monies have been spent on subsidizing both coaching and welfare courses, supplying cricket training aids and developing our website to provide best possible information to clubs and other followers, including a fast and efficient results service.”
2017 brings further innovation with our Premiership and Championship divisions playing their league cricket in coloured clothing, using black stumps (with Saracens branding) and the new Kookaburra Readers pink cricket ball.
“We are the only league in the country to be using this ball,” revealed Rhodes. “Neil Pullen (Readers Cricket Ball Manager) commented that the Saracens Hertfordshire Premier Cricket League and committee should be congratulated on their foresight and stated that this innovation could change recreational cricket for years to come …so perhaps watch this space.”
Clubs throughout the league are always on the lookout for new players. All age groups are welcome, from juniors (7-16) through to senior cricket, so if you are a parent looking to get your children involved or an adult wanting to get back into the game, please check our website www.hertsleague.co.uk/map and search for your local club.