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
Young Lions multi-format tour of Australia underway
The England Men’s U19 multi-format tour to Australia is underway, with the first of two four-day Youth Test matches at Brisbane’s Allan Border Field delicately poised after two days.
The Young Lions selectors previously named a 16-strong Test squad and a 14-strong white-ball squad for the trip, which continues through February.
Warwickshire’s Jacob Bethell, who was part of the squad that
England Women's U19s win thriller to reach historic World Cup Final
England Women U19s [99 - Stonehouse 25] beat Australia Women U19 [96 - Baker 3-10] by three runs
England Women U19 clinched a thrilling victory over Australia Women U19 to win the ICC Women's U19 T20 World Cup semi-final and reach Sunday's final against India.
After batting first, England were indebted to Alexa Stonehouse and Josie Groves who put on 46 for the eighth wicket to take them to 9
Rehan Ahmed added to England Men’s Test Squad
Leicestershire leg-spinning allrounder Rehan Ahmed has been officially added to England Men’s Test squad for the tour of Pakistan.
The 18-year-old, who has been with the Lions in their red-ball training camp in the UAE and is currently playing in the three-day warm-up fixture against the England Test squad in Abu Dhabi, has impressed coaches with his attitude and genuine potential to be given h
Mike Yardy appointed Young Lions Head Coach
Former England all-rounder Mike Yardy has been announced as the England Men's U19 Head Coach.
Yardy, who made 42 appearances for his country as a player and was part of the England Men's team that won the ICC T20 World Cup in 2010, joins the Young Lions from Sussex CCC where he has been in the role of Academy Director. The left-arm spinner had previously been in coaching roles with New South Wa
Schedule confirmed for England Men’s Test Tour of Pakistan
England Men are scheduled to play three Test matches in Pakistan this December after the Pakistan Cricket Board confirmed the tour dates.
The tourists will return to Pakistan for the first time since 2005 and will play the first Test at the Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium on Thursday 1 December 2022. It will be the first time England have played a Test match in the city.
The second Test moves t
Young Lions squad confirmed for opening U19s Test
The England Men’s U19 selectors have named a 13-player squad for the first of their two LV= Insurance U19 Tests against Sri Lanka U19 starting on Sunday.
Durham’s Ben McKinney has been appointed as captain for the four-day fixture at the Cloud County Ground, Chelmsford.
Squad: Ben McKinney (Durham – captain), Tom Aspinwall (Lancashire), George Bell (Lancashire), Tommy Boorman (Gloucester
Lions squad named for tour match against South Africa
England Men's selection panel have named a 13-player squad for England Lions four-day match against South Africa starting on 9 August at The Spitfire Ground, St Lawrence, Canterbury.
England Lions squad versus South Africa:
Sam Billings (Kent), Captain
Harry Brook (Yorkshire)
Sam Cook (Essex)
Sam Conners (Derbyshire)
Ben Duckett (Nottinghamshire)
Will Jacks (Surrey)
Young Lions announce England U19 World Cup squad
The England U19 selection panel, headed up by Head Coach Richard Dawson, have selected a 15-strong squad and two travelling reserves for the ICC U19 Men's Cricket World Cup.
The tournament will take place in the Caribbean in January, with England drawn in Group A alongside 2020 winners Bangladesh, Canada and United Arab Emirates. England won the Plate Final in the 2020 tournament.
Young Lions to tour Sri Lanka
The England & Wales Cricket Board and Sri Lanka Cricket have confirmed that the England Men's Young Lions (U19) will tour Sri Lanka later this month in a five-match limited-over series. The tour is part of England's preparation ahead of the ICC Men's Under-19 Cricket World Cup in the Caribbean starting in January.
The England Team will arrive in Sri Lanka on Monday 22 November 2021 and play
New England Men's Coaches announced
ECB have today announced a number of new appointments in the England men’s pathway.
In one of three elite coaching appointments, Former England and Somerset batter Marcus Trescothick has been confirmed as Elite Batting Coach. Trescothick has experience working with the group and will take up the new role in the middle of March. He will step down from his role as Assistant Coach at Somerset CCC
England Under 19 tour to Australia postponed
A proposed England U19 tour of Australia in April of this year has been postponed due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
The tour was originally scheduled for February 2021, and then pushed back to April to give it the best chance of taking place, but this week both boards agreed it was necessary to postpone further.
ECB Performance Director Mo Bobat said: "Travelling over to Australia to rep