Burgess is new chairman

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Bob Burgess was elected as the new chairman of Wisbech Town Cricket Club at their AGM at the Harecroft Road Pavilion.

Chairman for the previous eight years Gavin Plume stepped down at the meeting. Burgess’s elevation meant that the secretary’s position was now vacant to which Nick Drew was elected. The rest of the committee was re-elected en bloc.

Captains for the new season; Saturday - 1st XI, James Williams. 2nd XI, Matthew Esser. 3rd XI, John Mallett. 4th XI, Martin Parrin. Sunday – 1st XI, Ivan Burgess. 2nd XI, Lyndon Waters. 3rd XI, Tom Chapman.

Net sessions continue at Wisbech Grammar School.

This year’s NatWest Cricket Force event will be held on March 31. Members signing-on day will be April 15. Wisbech will again host the MCC for a two day game on April 11/12 and a three day Minor Counties fixture – Cambridgeshire v Suffolk on July 22-24.