Welcome to the Readers Scarborough Beckett Cricket League website.
The Readers Scarborough Beckett Cricket League administers the cricket for leading
town and village clubs, based around Scarborough, in an area of North Yorkshire extending
from Staithes (approx 8 miles to the North of Whitby) to the North, Bridlington and
Sewerby, to the South and Helmsley to the West.
The League has a membership, currently of 58 teams, forming 5 divisions, “Premier”,
‘1’, ‘2’ and ‘3’ and ‘4’.
Scarborough & District Umpires’ and Scorers’ Association provide a neutral umpire’s
panel whom provide officials for all “Premier” and some Division ‘1’ fixtures. The
Association is always training or looking for additional members.
An annual knock-out cup competition is competed for each of the five divisions, namely
the Cayley Cup, which is currently played with a T20 format.
A League Handbook is published annually, illustrating statistics and items of interest
from the previous seasons, together with fixtures, rules, etc for the current season.
These are always available while in stock.
The League is sponsored by Kookaburra Reader Ltd, England’s premier cricket ball
manufacturer and supplier but also continue an association with former League sponsors,
mail order cricket specialists, 3-D Sports.