England Men's Performance Director Mo Bobat to leave ECB
England Men’s Performance Director Mo Bobat is to leave the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) early next year to take up a new opportunity in cricket.
Bobat, who joined the ECB in 2011, has overseen the England Men’s pathway for the past four years, identifying, developing and preparing the pipeline of players that form England’s extensive talent pool across all formats.
The ECB sets out action to make cricket more inclusive following ICEC report
The ECB is today publishing details of further steps it will take to make cricket a more inclusive sport in response to the recent report by the Independent Commission for Equity in Cricket (ICEC).
Wide-ranging action aims to tackle discrimination and break down barriers for women and girls, people from lower socio-economic groups, and ethnically diverse communities.
It will accele
Trailblazing umpire Redfern to make history with LV= Insurance County Championship debut
Sue Redfern will again break new ground when she becomes the first female umpire to stand in a men's first-class match in England and Wales next week.
Redfern has been appointed to umpire the LV= Insurance County Championship match between Glamorgan and Derbyshire at Sophia Gardens, which begins on Tuesday 26 September.
Capped 21 times by England as a player between 1995 and 1999, Redfer
Somerset's Tom Kohler-Cadmore added to England Men's ODI Squad
In preparation for the ICC Men's Cricket World Cup in India starting next month, Yorkshire and England Men's batter Joe Root is to be rested for the remaining matches in the Metro Bank ODI series against Ireland. In light of this, the National Selectors have added Somerset batter Tom Kohler-Cadmore to bolster the England ODI squad.
Kohler-Cadmore is set to join the team in Nottingham following
ECB and Initial extend period dignity campaign across recreational cricket
The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) and Initial Washroom Hygiene (Initial) will now offer In Cubicle Period Dignity Dispensers to all grassroots clubs with girls’ sections across England and Wales.
The roll-out is a nationwide extension of the pilot programme that has been run across Derbyshire with the support of the Derbyshire Cricket Foundation.
ECB’s Head of Female Participation Te
Sussex receive LV= Insurance County Championship points deduction for breaching Professional Conduct Regulations
Sussex County Cricket Club has received an automatic 12-point deduction in the LV= Insurance County Championship and captain Cheteshwar Pujara a one-match suspension after the club passed the threshold of receiving four fixed penalties in one season, in accordance with the ECB's Professional Conduct Regulations.
Automatic Points Penalty
Regulation 4.27 of the Professional Conduct Regula
England Men's World Cup squad finalised
The England Men’s selection panel has finalised the 15-player squad for the 2023 ICC Men’s World Cup.
The selection panel met following the 3-1 Metro Bank ODI Series win over New Zealand and have drafted Harry Brook into the 15-player World Cup squad while Jason Roy is not included.
England Men’s National Selector, Luke Wright, said: “We have selected a squad we are confident can go to I
Tens of thousands more state school children and Black and South Asian cricketers set to benefit from new partnerships to break down cricket’s barriers
Additional £2m investment in five charity partners to help realise ambition of being the most inclusive sport
Work to tackle equity in state school talent and participation, disability, Black and South Asian communities
Significant acceleration in work to support communities where cricket has been hard to access
New and expanded ECB charity partnerships will provide free cricket to more state
Middlesex County Cricket Club and Middlesex Cricket Board
The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB), Middlesex County Cricket Club (MCCC) and Middlesex Cricket Board (MCB) have agreed a number of conditions to be imposed on the Club and Board following breaches of the County Partnership Agreement and Financial Regulations.
Following an investigation into funds provided to Middlesex Cricket Board and Middlesex County Cricket Club by the England and Wal
Alice Davidson-Richards added to England Women’s squad for ODI series
Alice Davidson-Richards has been called into the England Women squad for the remainder of the Metro Bank One Day International series against Sri Lanka.
The all-rounder replaces Lauren Bell who continues to recover from illness.
Davidson-Richards will link up with the group from Monday.
CDC sanction Hampshire following 'below average' pitch
A Cricket Discipline Commission Panel has sanctioned Hampshire CCL for breaching the ECB Pitch Regulations.
The ECB charged Hampshire with failing to comply with Regulation 8.1 of the ECB Pitch Regulations, which requires each County to actively seek to prepare the best quality cricket pitch that it can for the match that it is staging.
The charge related to the pitch used in the club’s
Flynn and Greenway lead Hawks to Disability Premier League trophy
Hawks 160-2 beat Pirates 156-6 by eight wickets
A masterclass from Callum Flynn and George Greenway led the Hawks to the Disability Premier League trophy at Derby.
The pair put on 112 for the third wicket to overhaul the Pirates' total of 156-6 and see their team home by eight wickets with over two overs to spare.
The Pirates would have been relatively happy at the interval, their competi