Readers Scarborough Beckett Cricket League
Founded 1911

Readers Scarborough Beckett Cricket League © 2017

Affiliated to ECB/YCB
Member of North Yorkshire(East) Area Cricket Council

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 56 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.


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View the 2017 Leading Performances

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Hospital Cup/Bowl News

Last Update 16/08/2017


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Cayton CC’s Grey Fox XI 2017 will be in Semi Final action on Sunday 20th  August at New Rover Ground (LS16 8HF) against Hepworth & Idle. We wish the team well!

T20 Final News

Wednesday 12th July 207 - Division Four T20 Cayley Cup Final

Sponsored by Murray Brown

Cloughton 2nds 166-6 beat Heslerton 2nds 120-7 by 46 runs

Wednesday 19th July 207 - Division Three T20 Cayley Cup Final

Sponsored by Severfield

Seamer 2nds 157-3 beat Scarborough Rugby Club 126 all out by 31 runs

Sunday 13th August 207 - T20 Finals Day

At North Marine Road, Scarborough Cricket Club

Division Two

Ganton 103-1 beat Kirkbymoorside 97-8  by 9 wkts

Division One

Mulgrave 165-5 beat Sherburn 137 all out by 28 runs

Premier Division

Ebberston 89-4 beat Filey 86 all out by 6 wkts

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Unfortunately, Scarborough Nomads have informed the league that they have decided to concede their final 3 D4 games due to ongoing availability problems. They will be holding talks on their future following the conclusion of the season.

Theses fixtures are as follows...

12.08.17 v Wold Newton 2nds

19.08.17 v Filey 2nds

26.08.17 v Forge Valley 3rds

Players from the above and those Nomads players who are will be entitled to use the loan scheme on these dates.

All D4 clubs have received correspondence about this situation.