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Leagues

Middlesex Development League (The MDL)

The MDL aims to inspire more young people to play the game more often, competitively, and in the Spirit of Cricket. Primarily engaging 16-21 year olds, The MDL was setup to respond to the needs of clubs in relation to the ongoing development of younger players. The competition:

Entry is open to any organisation affiliated to Middlesex Cricket and all 40 over matches take place on Sundays, once school, college and university exams have finished in mid-June. The six-week Group Stage is arranged geographically and a minimum of seven players must be aged Under 21 or below. All players wear coloured clothing and games are played with the pink ball.

Current champions:MDL Trophy – Ickenham Bears

MDL Shield – Barnes Stormers

Competition fixtures, results and statistics can be found, here. For more information, please contact Ian Moore at [email protected].

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Vitality Under 19 T20 Blast

The national U19 T20 competition was developed through player insight to combat a significant trend within clubs – young players dropping out of the game after Under 15s. The insight included these key factors:

Entry is open to any organisation affiliated to Middlesex Cricket and all T20s take place on Thursday or Friday nights, once school, college and university exams have finished in mid-June. The Group Stage is arranged geographically and teams are typically made up of players from the Under 15, Under 17 and Under 19 age groups. All players wear coloured clothing and games are played with the pink ball.

Current champions:U19 Trophy – Eastcote Squirrels

U19 Shield – Harrow Hurricanes

Competition fixtures, results and statistics can be found, here. For more information, please contact Ian Moore at [email protected].

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Middlesex Youth Cup

The newest of Middlesex Cricket’s ‘player transition’ competitions, the Middlesex Youth Cup is aimed at 14-17 year olds, and offers an exciting first introduction to T20 Blast-style cricket.

Like The MDL and Under 19 T20, there are parallel Trophy and Shield competitions available, allowing new and returning teams alike to find the right competitive level for their young players to participate in. When available, the final even takes place at Lord’s! What better way to finish a young player’s junior cricketing journey, than the possibility of a match at The Home of Cricket…

Entry is open to any organisation affiliated to Middlesex Cricket and all T20s take place on Thursday or Friday nights. The Group Stage is arranged geographically and teams are typically made up of players from the Under 14, Under 15 and Under 17 age groups. All players wear coloured clothing and games are played with the pink ball.

Current champions:Youth Cup Trophy – Eastcote Squirrels

Youth Cup Shield – Harrow Hurricanes

Competition fixtures, results and statistics can be found, here. For more information, please contact Ian Moore at [email protected].

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Middlesex Indoor Cricket

The county stage of the ECB Indoor National Club Championship takes place every autumn at the Middlesex Indoor Cricket School. It is a six-a-side tournament played with a hard ball. Group winners and Runners-up qualify for Trophy and Shield finals days. The Trophy winners then take part in the Round of 32 match to determine the 16 teams that go forward to the four Regional Finals Days in the new year. The winners of the Regional finals then compete in the National Finals Day at Lord’s in March.

Competition fixtures, results and statistics can be found, here. For more information, please contact Mark Chapelhow at [email protected].

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Middlesex County Cricket League

The Middlesex County Cricket League (MCCL), incorporating the ECB Middlesex Premier League (one of 26 ECB Premier Leagues in England & Wales) is the top league within our county’s recreational cricket pyramid.

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League contact: Chairman Bob Baxter [email protected]


Middlesex Championship

The Middlesex Championship is the entry point to the recreational cricket league pyramid in Middlesex for club 1st and 2nd XIs and is a feeder league for the MCCL, accordingly. Any club looking to gain entry to the MCCL would need to win Division 1 of the Middlesex Championship league and also meet the associated entry criteria.

The league has four divisions for clubs 1st XIs, and a further three divisions for club 2nd XIs.

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League contact: Secretary Sue Gallagher [email protected]


Middlesex Premier Cricket League

The Middlesex Premier Cricket League was founded in 1992 and currently runs five divisions on Sundays for club 1st and 2nd XI's. It also runs Cup, Plate and T20 competitions for member clubs.

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Middlesex Sunday League

The Middlesex Sunday League runs a two-division 40 over competition predominantly made up of clubs from the Harrow and Hounslow areas of Middlesex but is open to all clubs.

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League contact: Terry Hyman [email protected]


T20 Community League

Middlesex Cricket offers Community T20 Leagues in the East and West of the County. The leagues take place on Sundays in Tower Hamlets and mid-week in Ealing running between May & August. The leagues are open to clubs and teams.

For more information please contact Pete Jones – [email protected]

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