ECB honours 20,000 volunteers through Grassroots Cricket Awards
The England and Wales Cricket Board, alongside the wider cricket community, are recognising a record-breaking 20,000 volunteers this year to celebrate the people that make our game happen.
In total, over 42,000 volunteers have helped their local clubs and communities to play more cricket and get more people involved in the game than ever before.
To showcase the outstanding work carried
Over 100,000 kids make 2021 a record-breaking summer of cricket
With more players, more fixtures and greater diversity than we've ever been seen before, 2021 has been a record-breaking year for cricket.
Cricket Stars Team Up with Dr Ranj to Help Kids Get Outdoors and Active Again
England cricketers Chris Woakes and Sophie Ecclestone, who are also set to play in The Hundred this summer, have written a letter to more than 150,000 kids and their parents around the country about the positive role cricket can play in their lives The two international players visited their old primary schools to read the letters to pupils Exacerbated by the pandemic, a recent survey has reveal
Hygiene brand Lifebuoy partners with England Cricket to support a safe return of the game
Lifebuoy becomes Official Hygiene Partner of England Cricket, incorporating men’s, women’s, and disability teams at an elite level ECB and Lifebuoy to provide all recreational cricket clubs with a free ECB Hygiene Bundle The world’s number one hygiene soap1 brand is also providing tens of thousands of cricket-playing children with hand sanitiser packs through involvement with All Stars Cricket &
Cricket returns with unprecedented interest in All Stars Cricket and Dynamos Cricket
As cricketers across England and Wales get ready to #ReturnToPlay from today, the ECB can reveal unprecedented demand for the ECBs flagship junior programmes, Dynamos Cricket and All Stars Cricket.
Since registrations opened a week ago, over 35,000 children have signed up to the two programmes which are designed to help kids develop new cricketing skills and begin a lifelong love for the game.
ECB partner with the BFI to offer bespoke filmmaking course to cricket clubs
ECB launches First Run: BFI Filmmaking and Production for Sports – a new course designed exclusively for cricket clubs in partnership with BFI Programme funded by #Funds4Runs, a £1m investment initiative from LV= General Insurance and the ECB helping grassroots cricket recover and rebuild from the pandemic Representatives from cricket centres across England and Wales can apply to take part via: w
Dynamos Cricket launches to help get kids active this summer
This year, kids can take part in the new Dynamos Cricket programme for the first time Registration for Dynamos Cricket opens today for parents of kids aged 8-11: dynamoscricket.co.uk Programme to run alongside The Hundred, with participants getting priority access to tickets, free gifts and money-can’t-buy experiences Parents can also sign 5-8-year-olds up for All Stars Cricket from today: al
Community heroes and professional stars to be recognised at first NatWest Cricket Awards live on Sky
NatWest Cricket Awards to be held live on Saturday 3 October during Vitality Blast Finals Day
Awards will honour grassroots volunteers through to professional stars from the men’s and women’s games
Fans tuning in to watch the Vitality Blast Finals Day on 3 October will be treated to an exclusive broadcast of the NatWest Cricket Awards live on Sky Sports Cricket for the first time ever.
NatWest CricketForce to supply cricket clubs with essentials for returning to play
NatWest CricketForce is back for the summer of 2020, but as cricket clubs across the country contend with returning to play in the wake of COVID-19, the focus this year has shifted to ensuring clubs can support their volunteer community and enable them to return to cricket confidently.
Like previous years NatWest CricketForce is all about bringing clubs together to work towards a common goal. B
ECB share guidelines for the return of recreational cricket
The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has prepared guidelines for the return of recreational cricket.
The purpose of these guidelines is to offer practical guidance to players and clubs on the steps they should take while undertaking recreational cricket activity in England from Saturday 11 July 2020 onwards, both in training and in matches. They should be read in conjunction with latest UK
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
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