Coaching in a COVID-19 Environment Coaching Webinar

Coaching in a COVID-19 Environment

Please find below link to register for Coaching in a COVID-19 Environment coaching webinar.

Topic: Coaching in a COVID-19 Environment

Date: Wednesday 14th Oct

Time: 7:30 PM – 8:30PM

The webinar will cover:

  • The COVID-19 protocols that coaches need to adhere to
  • Case studies and learnings from regional coaches who have been training to date
  • Opportunities that the new protocols may provide from a coaching and skill acquisition standpoint

Club Officer East Metro

Message from Topline Cricket


To all our Loyal Clubs thank you  for being patient with us over the covid lock down 2020.

We are back and here to help you all to get your clubs pre-season started.

Stock is limited this season due to the fact the most cricket gear comes from overseas.


We have limited stock available of the Kookaburra Colt 156m cricket ball available at the crazy price of $25 each per dozen. $300 per box.

They are at a great price and would make a great training balls for all clubs.

Once they are gone, they are gone at this price!!!

Please contact Jo on 0498713369 to organise payment and call and collect.

Let us know if you require any preseason equipment and we will try our best to source it for you.

BHRDCA Records – 1890/91 to 1972/73

The BHRDCA Historian (Andy Lambert) has just finished compiling the latest update to the Association’s records, which now includes additional material sourced from Clubs/Contacts to the end of the 1972/73 season. He has accumulated the results & player records (where obtainable) from every match played >32,000 scores between 1890/91 and 1972/73. Recording the era between 1973/74 and the commencement of MyCricket (late 2000’s) is now also underway…

Check out the new upload on the BHRDCA Heritage link > Heritage/History & Records > Records & Statistics > BHRDCA Records (1890/91 to 1972/73)  which highlights the history, success (and failures) of every club in this period as well as the best performances across this significant span in the competition’s history.

Enjoy the read and if anybody can offer Scorebooks, Annual Reports or other records of the pre 1973 era that could add to the Association records, don’t hesitate to get in touch with a member of the Heritage Committee (contact details on the Website) or the BHRDCA Admin. Mgr.

The BHRDCA is excited to announce a partnership with Guardian for Covid19 requirements.

The BHRDCA is excited to announce a partnership with Guardian for Covid19 requirements.
Guardian are offering several packages which include signage ( image only) along with product only packages.
The turn around for product ONLY will be within a week. (advertising board – personalised for your club TBC)
More information to follow this week, All information will be sent to your club Presidents & Secretaries.
To order product for you club you can shop online from
Please use a discount code at check out for refills or additional items, it is “hd2”
You will need to email direct to organise your personalised club advertising board.

Welcome to new sponsor AFT (Australian Foams & Tapes)

Welcome to new sponsor AFT (Australian Foams & Tapes)
Check out the Competition on our facebook page, this is a aimed to help with covid requirements.
Please be sure to like and share so your club is in the running! or 9705 0177 to order stock for your club.

Cricket Victoria COVID Sept 25 update

CV have presented to more than 1000 people on Webinars this week and a lot of BHRDCA clubs and people attended.

The situation continues to evolve and change daily and Sunday will see further announcements. That will lead to more discussions next week where CV will ensure we are best placed to commence the season.

There are a number of guidelines around return to play where the initial Government advice did not make sense to cricket people. No spectators and no equipment sharing (especially for juniors) are good examples. CV are addressing these issues and seeking clarification.

Regional cricket is due to commence competition in mid October so we will have real data to help us start our season.

The next few weeks will provide greater clarity towards our goal of starting the season on November 14.

We ask all to hang in there, we are getting close to training and playing.

Stay safe.    BHRDCA CoM

2020/21 Cricket Balls


After agreeing to focus the BHRDCA’s competition for the 2020/21 season on One Day matches (in support of the CA/CV recommended direction) and to meet the desire of Clubs whose senior grades, where designated, seek to play in coloured attire, the BHRDCA has updated its Ball Provision policy for 2020/21, inclusive of White Ball arrangements.

Please refer to Club & Playing Resources > Policies > Cricket Balls for the most recent update to this policy


BHRDCA return to play update

With recent Government announcements, and assuming health metrics are met, we are planning for:

  1. Outdoor training can resume October 26, exact size of group(s) are to be determined
  2. Matches will commence November 14

A working party of 7 club presidents and the CoM have determined:

  1. Play will commence on Saturday November 14, under the assumption health metrics are met and the rules of the day allow
  2. The season will consist of 14 one day games, including finals, there will be no two day cricket
  3. 80 and 70 over grades only will be offered in the one day format

Junior cricket will be aiming for the same start date pending further information and understanding they can probably cope with less pre season. Juniors are a little different from a fixturing perspective with the need to work more closely with RDCA & ECA. Veterans cricket is to be advised but will take a strong lead from Saturday afternoon cricket in terms of timing.

The season start date and one day cricket only is consistent with Cricket Victoria recommendations and also aligned with other metropolitan competitions.

There are ongoing meetings between Cricket Victoria along with state and local government seeking clarification about resumption of training and matches. We are also seeking clarification on Covid practices clubs and venues will need to have in place to ensure training and games can proceed.

Continual updates are being shared with your club presidents and will be provided as the picture becomes clearer.

With regional Victoria easing restrictions, including non contact sport commencing, as well as other states, and territories, starting their seasons we will have real examples of how the new environment looks and operates to help us get our season going.

Stay safe.  BHRDCA CoM


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