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'Pitch' and 'Spirit of Cricket' marks for the 2018 season
Saturday 6th October 2018

 Pitch marks 

The following are the average pitch marks awarded to L&DCC 1st XIs during the 2018 season by MCUA umpires.

Marks are out of twenty and are based on four categories: even bounce, seam movement, carry and bounce, and turn with each scoring a maximum of five marks.

These categories are as required by the ECB and remain unchanged in 2018.

      ECB Premier League         First Division         Second Division  
1st    Colwyn Bay 18.1 1st    Birkenhead Park 17.2 1st    Northop Hall 17.2
2nd    Highfield 17.7 2nd    Sefton Park 17.0 2nd    Spring View 16.8
=3rd    Formby 17.4 3rd    Orrell Red Triangle 16.4 3rd    Southport Trinity 16.4
=3rd      Ormskirk 17.4 =4th    Prestatyn 16.0 =4th    Hightown St Mary's 16.0
5th    Leigh 16.6 =4th    Wigan 16.0 =4th      Old Xaverians 16.0
6th    Northern 16.3 6th    Newton le Willows 15.2 6th    Maghull 15.8
7th    New Brighton 16.2 =7th    Burscough 15.1 7th    Parkfield Liscard 15.5
8th    Bootle 16.1 =7th    Southport and Birkdale 15.1 8th    Caldy 15.2
9th    Lytham 16.0 =7th     Wavertree 15.1 9th    Sutton 15.1
10th    Rainford 15.8 10th    Liverpool 14.8 10th    St Helens Town 14.7
11th    Wallasey 15.6 11th    Fleetwood Hesketh 14.7 11th    Alder 14.6
12th    Rainhill 15.1 12th    Ainsdale 14.6 -     - -
     average 16.5      average 15.6       average 15.7

 Spirit of Cricket marks 

The overall Spirit of Cricket marks are the culmination of nine individual aspects of behaviour including disciplinary offences.

      ECB Premier League         First Division         Second Division  
1st    Colwyn Bay 19.8 1st    Prestatyn 19.8 1st      Northop Hall 19.7
2nd    Highfield 19.7 =2nd    Burscough 19.7 2nd    Alder 19.6
=3rd    Formby 19.6 =2nd    Wavertree 19.7 3rd    Parkfield Liscard 19.4
=3rd    Lytham 19.6 =4th    Birkenhead Park 19.6 =4th    Caldy 19.3
=5th    New Brighton 19.4 =4th    Southport and Birkdale 19.6 =4th    Hightown St Mary's 19.3
=5th    Ormskirk 19.4 6th    Wigan 19.5 =4th    Spring View 19.3
7th    Northern 19.3 7th    Sefton Park 19.2 =4th    Maghull 19.3
=8th    Bootle 18.9 8th    Fleetwood Hesketh 19.1 =4th    Sutton 19.3
=8th    Wallasey 18.9 9th    Newton le Willows 18.9 9th    Southport Trinity 19.0
10th    Rainford 18.8 =10th    Ainsdale 18.7 =10th    St Helens Town 18.4
11th    Rainhill 18.6 =10th    Orrell Red Triangle 18.7 =10th    Old Xaverians 18.4
12th    Leigh 17.9 12th    Liverpool 18.2 -      
     average 19.1       average 19.2      average 19.1

see also:-

Pitch marks and MCUA Umpires' mid season report for the period April 21st to June 30th