Japan Cricket League Division 1 competition is one of the best cricket leagues in Japan. It is based on a relegation promotion system. The team placed at the bottom of the table is relegated to Division 2. Winner of Division 2 is promoted in Divison 1. 2019 was an exception where Division 2 Winner and runner up were promoted to division 1 and no team was relegated to division 2.
Season 2020 will mark 14th edition of Division 1. League will feature 10 teams.