Return to Cricket 2020 – Information for visiting teams

Christleton Cricket Club welcome you as playing visitors to Little Heath for the return of cricket during these COVID-19 times. As you can appreciate from experiences at your own club, there are measures in place here at Christleton to prevent the risk of COVID-19 infection. You as players will be aware of your personal responsibilities, a little reminder can be found here.

There is an increased risk of transmission by partaking in cricket activity. All players who undertake cricket activity at Christleton Sports Club do so at their own risk. For further information on how to reduce the risk of infection when outside the home, see the Government guidance

However there are also some guidelines specific to Christleton Cricket Club you should be aware of prior to your arrival as follows:

  • – Team managers/Captains must maintain a record of players/officials attending Christleton Sports Club for recreational cricket for a period of 21 days. This is for the purpose of CV-19 NHS track and trace
  • – You should arrive with no more than 15 players and officials – including coaches/scorers and your own umpire
  • – The changing facilities are NOT open, so either: arrive in kit or; change in your cars.
  • – No cricket Teas are available. Please bring your own refreshments and teas. You must take your litter home with you as there will be no specific rubbish bins available.
  • – When you arrive, park in the parking area adjacent to the football pitch.
  • – A suitably sized gazebo is available for you to store kit bags on the football pitch and adjacent to the scorebox. This will be for your sole use – no spectators or home team players allowed to use this gazebo.
  • – In case of rain affected games, please either return to your car, or shelter under your allocated gazebo. If sheltering under the gazebo respect 2m social distancing rules.
  • – No entry into the club house, except for the use of the toilet facilities
  • – If entering the club house to use the toilet facilities observe the one-way system. Entry is from players entrance adjacent to the football pitch car park. Exit is through the club front door. Adequate signage is available to assist.
  • – If entering the club house to use the toilet facilities, you should sanitise on entry using the hand sanitisers placed next to the designated entry door and also sanitise on exit using the hand sanitisers adjacent to the designated exit door.
  • – There are outdoor bar sales available. Contactless payments only (a minimum spend may apply)

We also have completed the Club readiness checklist and a risk assessment as per the ECB and Government guidelines available here