Malikovich (wants new comrade name)
Malkovich (happy with comrade name)
new blood: Alex (Alexei) Williams
Those unable to attend who sent apologies:
Brandonovski – summoned to gulag
Yankerov – summoned to gulag
Ruboneoff – escaping gulag
1. The Premier’s Opening Address : Yuri noted that a quorum was present at the Lord’s Tavern. A toast was made to absent friends.
In Brandonovski’s absence a coup was staged by Malkovich to be the new Party Treasurer – this was seconded by Soldya, 3rded by Dacha and unanimously agreed upon by those in attendance – and by Brandonovski in absentia.
Malkovich is hereby named as the NEW TREASURER of the SCC.
Points noted by and for the New Treasurer:
i) He needs access to the account
ii) He needs the PIN for the SCC card.
iii) Any Quartermaster/Serious Cricket kit monies to be transferred to SCC account.
iv) Membership fees to remain at £50
v) New Members to have a one off reduced membership fee of £25 for the first year.
vi) Necessity for a Portable Defibrillator – Treasurer to look into costs of hiring one vs purchasing one.
In the absence of the Fixtures Secretary it was noted that he had once again put together an excellent fixture list but we made a note not to tell him this.
Suggestion was made for Brandonovski to look into one or two 20/20 fixtures as a mid-week evening fixture is always nice – perhaps v. Wenlock Arms?
All SCC members to have AT LEAST the standard SCC top as a minimum kit requirement.
5. Captains’ reports:
Jontin entertained all with a potted summary of the assembled team members’ strengths and weaknesses – videos to follow.
Discussions centred around the possibility of Jontin captaining roughly half the fixtures and mentoring others to captain the remaining matches.
The emphasis should be on enjoyment but with a competitive spirit, in the words of the Great Walrus himself:
“It’s that people enjoy it, that’s the key. Not winning at all costs. We’re here to enjoy and have fun but it’s nice to push yourself and win too”
Treasurer Malkovich added that his biggest frustration was an occasional defeatist attitude which must be eradicated if we are to achieve our Five Year Plan.
Jontin on teamwork:
“I would always spread it around”
Jontin on team banter:
“We need the spunk”
Jontin on – erm, not quite sure what he was talking about but he said this:
“I will always push myself hard to get into a good position, getting the balance right and having a good time”
Yuri Pedeez (Phil) expects and requests somebody to step up as potential premier for the 2019 season. This will still go to vote and Yuri will stand too but hopes that there shall be scope for variety going forward as he shall not always be living in London or available to premier.
Team to make extra effort to keep the energy up – especially in the last ten overs
Banter & Team morale to be a priority this season.
We have a tablet – Phil brings it to every game – let’s use it!!
Help each other, coach those who don’t know on umpiring rules & regs.
WoodDacha to make a one page handy doc that has all field placings and key umpiring regs (hand signals & lbw rule basics).
Social Diary – a date to be fixed for New Members’ Drinks.
Phil has a massive kit bag.
CLOSED AT 21:52.