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Alberton and Joburg South 2019/2020 league starts: 29 September 2019
Registration Fee for Existing teams: R350 per team.
Match Fees: Standard: R720 per game
Payment: 50% upfront payable by 30 September 2019
Alberton Entrance Form
If you have any queries please email alberton@LastManStands.net or call Eugenio Menezes at 072 283 2752 or Preggy Kandan at 072 386 6163
Match fees cover the following:
New ball for every game
Capturing of stats on the Global LMS world wide website
Every Team gets a TEAM WORLD RANKING which updates once a week.
Every Player receives league. regional. country and Global BATTING and BOWLING RANKING (which update twice a week)
Teams need to be wearing official LMS shirts to receive clothing bonus points. These must be obtained from www.mylmskit.com
Last Man Stands Alberton and Joburg South re-launched in June 2015 and the level of cricket has been exceptional!
Last Man Stands is the widest reaching amateur cricket league in the world with over 2000 teams playing the format globally.
Last Man Stands Alberton and Joburg South entrance form: click here!
The format is T20. 8-a-side and games last around 2 hours.
LMS is played under the normal laws of cricket but there are a few extra rules that add to the excitment of the game:
?Batsman retire at 50 but can come back in if the other wickets are lost.
When the seventh wicket falls the last man stands and bats alone but can only score 2s. 4s and 6s.
Five ball overs with a maximum of 6 balls per over for overs 1 to 19. The first wide is 1 and an extra ball. After that all wides/no balls are 3 runs. In the final over 5 legitimate balls must be bowled.
If a player hits the Last ball of the innings for 6 it is worth 12 - referred to as a HOME RUN
Four overs per bowler
There''s a double play whereby if the batsman is caught then the non-striker can also be run out.
Every player receives a World Batting Ranking and World Bowling Ranking on the LMS Website.
Every team receives a global Team World Ranking
This article and video featuring Mike Gatting contains further information on Last Man Stands - Metro News Paper Article and Video featuring Mike Gatting.