OULTON Park have lost batsman of the year Chris Bassano.
The former Derbyshire player is returning to his native Tasmania after helping the Little Budworth club to successive ECB Premiership titles.
His record of 535 runs at an average 59.44 won him the top bat accolade at Oulton’s recent presentation.
All rounder John Davies, has also announced his intention to leave.
Winnington Park have announced new skippers for their 2nd and 3rd teams in Ian Johns and Andy Capper. Winnington host Tuesday’s County League meeting.
Cheshire have drawn Bedfordshire, Shropshire, Oxford and Cumberland in the Minor Counties Cup group stage and begin the defence of their three-day Championship title at Wiltshire in June.
The County League have been drawn away to North Yorkshire and South Durham League in the President’s Trophy.
Northwich will take up the 3rd XI Division Four vacancy.
Davenham senior nets are at Sir John Deane’s College on February 4 and on every Monday until April 28 (8-9.30pm). Newcomers are welcome.
Davenham will join Barnton in the County League Over 40s Western Division next seson.
The Butchers’ Stile outfit have launched a new website at www.davenhamcc.co.uk