NSJCA Information

The North Shore Junior Cricket Association organises the junior cricket competitions - from Under 9s to Under 16s/17s - that the Gordon District Junior Cricket Club plays in. Below you will find the basic rules for each age group, as well as a link to download the NSJCA Blue Book containing all the association's rules.

Basic NSJCA Rules

Basic NSJCA Rules

Listed below are the basic rules for each age group. For further information, please see the details within the NSJCA blue book. The link to this book is at the bottom of this page for easy reference.

Under 9s (Average Cricket rules)

No formal competition.
No LBW.
Maximum 2 hours of play.
Minimum of 7 players and maximum of 12.
Shortened pitch of 16 metres.
18 overs per side.
Every player bats with a partner for 3 overs no matter how many times they get out.

Under 10s

Formal Competition
Games expected to run 2 hours and 30 minutes.
Minimum of 7 players and maximum of 14.
24 overs per side
Shortened pitch of 18 metres.
No LBW

Under 11s

Formal Competition
Games expected to run 4 hours
Minimum of 7 players and maximum of 14.
Full length pitch.
LBW law applies.
30 overs per side.

Under 12s to Under 16s/17s

Formal Competition
Minimum of 7 players and maximum of 14.
Full length pitch.
32 overs per side.
LBW law applies.

Please see the NSJCA Blue Book for the rules and clarifications on the above.
NSJCA Blue Book

NSJCA Blue Book

The North Shore Junior Cricket Association publishes a "Blue Book" each season that sets out the rules of competition for the year.

This document will be published when available before the start of the season.

The 2015/16 version of the document can be downloaded from this link.