The ESMBA has recently announced the arrangements for 2022 / 2023 and has published their official diary. Our web site now includes this information.
For this new season the competition will revert to the pre covid arrangements with county squads of 20 bowlers playing the traditional home and away matches. There will be two singles, two pairs, two triples, and two fours – there will be no pre match roll ups and matches will commence at 1030.
One major change for the forthcoming season will be the establishment of three divisions – “Premier 1, ( 8 counties ) , Premier 2, ( 16 counties ) and A teams ( 10 counties ). There will be one relegation / promotion between the two premier divisions
Worcestershire will be in the Premier 2 division and will be facing three other counties in our group – Cheshire, Gloucestershire, and Herefordshire.