Pitch Advisor

Wiltshire Cricket's ECB Pitch Advisor is Richard Mosdell:

Richard Mosdell

Wiltshire Cricket Pitch Advisor

For any clubs that are unclear on the role of an ECB Pitch Advisor, the responsibilities are as follows:

  1. To advise on the quality performance of specific pitches / squares and produce recommendations (where necessary) for any improvements, which may include grant aid schemes (Prioritised Detailed Assessment)
  2. To monitor the developments of any facilities on which recommendations are being implemented
  3. To be available if required to assess pitches / squares in respect of various league criteria
  4. To create a response team for basic assessments
  5. To help build and maintain an effective County Groundsman’s Association

Additionally to this, clubs can contact Richard by email or telephone (details below) in order to receive free support and guidance on any grounds related issues. If clubs wish for Richard to conduct a visit to their club for any specific reason then they would need to negotiate the cost of this.

Pitch Advisor Schedule of Costs

There is a cost associated with clubs receiving support from the Pitch Advisor. However, depending on the nature of the support being received, both the costs and the responsibility for those costs will vary. The schedule below sets this out:

Wiltshire Cricket Pitch Advisor Support Costs:
Type of support Cost to club Funded by
Phone Call / Email initial support £0 Wiltshire Cricket Limited
WCCL Pitch Marking Visit (inc. follow up report) initiated by WCCL/WCGA £0 Wiltshire County Cricket League
Visit to club on club’s request

To be agreed with Pitch Advisor, depending on nature of visit and follow up work. Type of work ranging from:

- Visit and basic report - £60

- Visit, core sample and report - £120

- PQS - £250