ECB Board approve further financial support package for whole game
ECB Board approve £35.7million financial support package for professional and recreational game ECB Board agree to expedite core payments that were due to First-Class Counties (FCCs) and County Cricket Boards (CCBs) between August 2020 – January 2021. The remainder of The Hundred payments will be paid to FCCs and the MCC ECB provided an initial £61million interim finan
England men’s name behind closed doors training group ahead of first Test against West Indies
30-strong group named
Red-ball management group confirmed for Test series with three coaches seconded from county cricket
England National Cricket Selectors, with input from performance personnel and coaches, have named a 30-strong ‘behind-closed-doors training group’ who will go into camp at the Ageas Bowl on Tuesday June 23 ahead of the first Test against the West Indies starting on Wednesd
ECB update on the domestic and recreational game
DELAY TO PROFESSIONAL DOMESTIC SEASON EXTENDED UNTIL AUGUST 1
THE ECB AND PROFESSIONAL GAME GROUP (PGG) WILL WORK TO CREATE A NUMBER OF OPTIONS FOR A SHORTENED OR REFORMATTED SEASON
SUSPENSION OF RECREATIONAL GAME CONTINUES, BUT HOPES FOR A POTENTIAL EARLIER RETURN OF JUNIOR CRICKET TO BE SHARED WITH GOVERNMENT
The England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB) can today confirm a further delay to
ECB announces further delay to the professional cricket season
STRICTLY EMBARGOED UNTIL 10.00AM (BST) ON FRIDAY APRIL 24 2020
The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has today agreed that no professional cricket will be played in England and Wales until at least July 1 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The season remains subject to ongoing advice from government and health experts, and continued consultation with all broadcast partners to determine the op
ECB Announces Delay To Professional Cricket Season
The ECB Board has today agreed that no professional cricket will be played in England and Wales until at least May 28 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The ECB Board has agreed that no professional cricket will be played in England and Wales before May 28. Work has begun on possible revised schedules to begin in June, July or August. The ECB has worked closely with the counties,
Taylor claims prestigious double at Domestic Cricket Journalism Awards
BBC Somerset presenter Charlie Taylor has claimed a prestigious double at the 2019 Domestic Cricket Journalism Awards.
Taylor won the coveted Young Domestic Cricket Journalist of the Year and Domestic Cricket Broadcaster of the Year awards, both of which carry the name of revered former commentator and journalist Christopher Martin-Jenkins.
It is the second time that Taylor has won the youn
Fans encouraged to act fast as Vitality Blast tickets go on-sale
Universal On-Sale for Vitality Blast tickets opened at 10am today Fans are urged to act fast to buy tickets with this summer’s Vitality Blast starting earlier in May with the first week also set to feature plenty of the fast-selling derbies. Vitality Blast Finals Day has already sold out in record time. 110 of the 126 group games will be played on a Thursday or Friday night, or at the weekend, to
Mohammad Hafeez action cleared
Pakistan all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez has been cleared to bowl in ECB competitions after his bowling action passed an independent assessment at the ICC Accredited Testing Centre in Lahore.
The ECB has received the Independent Assessment Report from the re-test, which was conducted on behalf of the ECB, and which found that Hafeez’s action did not exceed the 15-degree elbow extension threshol
Notts take centre stage at BOCAs
Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club took home three accolades at the annual Business of Cricket Awards (BOCAs) which was staged at the Ageas Bowl on Thursday night.
The Trent Bridge-based club won The Warmest Welcome Award for the second successive year while also taking home The Inclusivity Award and Blast It Communications Campaign Award.
ECB Chief Executive Officer Tom Harrison was in at
Neil Snowball announced as new ECB Managing Director of County Cricket
The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has announced that Neil Snowball, CEO of Warwickshire County Cricket Club, is to become the new Managing Director of County Cricket.
The 53-year-old was the outstanding choice, from a high-quality list of candidates, following a search led by SRI, and will succeed Gordon Hollins in the role.
Appointed as Warwickshire CCC Chief Executive in 2016, Sno
Mohammad Hafeez suspended from bowling in ECB competitions
Mohammad Hafeez has been suspended from bowling in ECB competitions following a Bowling Review Group (BRG) appeal hearing at Lord’s.
The off-spinner’s suspension follows the process set out in the ECB’s Regulations for the Review of Bowlers Reported with a Suspected Illegal Bowling Action.
Hafeez’s bowling action was reported by umpires following the Vitality Blast match between Somerset and