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  Topic: I do declare
MrPurple

Replies: 5
Views: 7275

PostForum: The Club House   Posted: Fri May 19, 2017 2:28 pm   Subject: I do declare
That's a very interesting question, and is something I've not considered before.

I'd be interested to know why the batting side decided to declare. I must admit I see no advantage to be gained exc ...
  Topic: Ridiculous number of games being scratched
MrPurple

Replies: 12
Views: 15000

PostForum: The Club House   Posted: Fri Jul 22, 2016 4:42 pm   Subject: Re: Ridiculous number of games being scratched
The ACA committee have to have a serious discussion on this matter and decide how to resolve this so that the same is not repeated in the 2017 season.

Actually - the ACA Management Committee have n ...
  Topic: Ridiculous number of games being scratched
MrPurple

Replies: 12
Views: 15000

PostForum: The Club House   Posted: Fri Jul 22, 2016 3:01 pm   Subject: scratched games per season
The table below shows the proportion of scratched grades matches per year since 2006. The 2016 figures do not include those games yet to be played.

So far this season the proportion of scratched ga ...
  Topic: Activated Draw, one year on
MrPurple

Replies: 2
Views: 5386

PostForum: The Club House   Posted: Thu Oct 03, 2013 2:12 pm   Subject: Activated Draw, one year on
I thought some stats after the first year using the "activated draw" system might be of interest.

In summary;

* There were three games where the activated draw rules came into play.
* ...
  Topic: Well done Tom Proctor
MrPurple

Replies: 11
Views: 13292

PostForum: The Club House   Posted: Wed Jul 17, 2013 9:02 am   Subject: Well done Tom Proctor
Unfortunately yes it means exactly that. Scores from those matches are not included in grades averages.
  Topic: Hazlehead wicket "destroyed"
MrPurple

Replies: 4
Views: 6771

PostForum: The Club House   Posted: Fri Jun 14, 2013 12:01 pm   Subject: Hazlehead wicket "destroyed"
http://www.eveningexpress.co.uk/Article.aspx/3279002

Here's a thought - don't spend 20K "fixing" a wicket that was already unplayable and that nobody wants. Instead, spend it re-instatin ...
  Topic: ACA on Facebook
MrPurple

Replies: 0
Views: 2563

PostForum: The Club House   Posted: Tue Mar 05, 2013 12:00 pm   Subject: ACA on Facebook
There is now an [url=https://www.facebook.com/pages/Aberdeenshire-Cricket-Association/305779266186875]Aberdeenshire Cricket Association page on facebook, so you can "like" it to get news and ...
  Topic: Merging of G3 + G4
MrPurple

Replies: 13
Views: 14752

PostForum: The Club House   Posted: Thu Dec 13, 2012 12:41 pm   Subject: Merging of G3 + G4
My understanding is that Kintore were not eligible for promotion this season because they had requested that their 1st XI be dropped from grade 1 to grade 4. The normal procedure, of course, would hav ...
  Topic: Merging of G3 + G4
MrPurple

Replies: 13
Views: 14752

PostForum: The Club House   Posted: Tue Dec 11, 2012 2:03 pm   Subject: Merging of G3 + G4
I'm not sure what you're referring to there. Which clubs have been disallowed from being promoted for late registration of new teams?
  Topic: Spirit of the Game
MrPurple

Replies: 135
Views: 80469

PostForum: The Club House   Posted: Wed Aug 29, 2012 9:09 am   Subject: Spirit of the Game
Do you know something that we don't about getting back into Duthie Park next year?

No.
  Topic: Spirit of the Game
MrPurple

Replies: 135
Views: 80469

PostForum: The Club House   Posted: Wed Aug 29, 2012 8:55 am   Subject: Spirit of the Game
...or you play the games at DP so the semi finals are simultaneous, and you get a bonus runner up final too so every team gets two games.
  Topic: Spirit of the Game
MrPurple

Replies: 135
Views: 80469

PostForum: The Club House   Posted: Tue Aug 28, 2012 3:59 pm   Subject: Re: Spirit of the Game
We need to stop dwelling on the past if this game is going to progress & I am looknig forward to tomorrows meeting with optimism that all 3 can get the required backing it needs to be put through ...
  Topic: Spirit of the Game
MrPurple

Replies: 135
Views: 80469

PostForum: The Club House   Posted: Tue Aug 28, 2012 2:42 pm   Subject: Spirit of the Game
Mr Pessimistic perhaps Purps?

Mr Realistic.

Been here [url=http://www.acagrades.org.uk/forum/viewtopic.php?t=15]too many times before.
  Topic: Spirit of the Game
MrPurple

Replies: 135
Views: 80469

PostForum: The Club House   Posted: Tue Aug 28, 2012 1:23 pm   Subject: Spirit of the Game
The activated draw was proposed by the Rules Committee in 2008 and rejected by the clubs. The wording of the proposal can be found [url=http://acagrades.org/files/Rules2009update.pdf]here

I don't r ...
  Topic: Spirit of the Game
MrPurple

Replies: 135
Views: 80469

PostForum: The Club House   Posted: Mon Aug 27, 2012 2:56 pm   Subject: Spirit of the Game
I don't agree. The reason we have the draw in the first place is because of compromise. The "activated draw" is yet another compromise that embeds the draw even more firmly into the ACA and ...
 
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