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
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
ECB & Metro Bank pledge to treble number of girls' cricket teams by 2026
The England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB) and Metro Bank have pledged to treble the number of girls’ cricket teams in England and Wales.
The two organisations will work together with the aim of transforming access to grassroots cricket by recruiting 6,000 volunteers to grow girls’ cricket so there are 2,000 clubs with a girls' section and 6,000 girls' teams by 2026.
The announcement f
ECB, Chance to Shine and Lord’s Taverners join forces, taking cricket to hundreds more schools this year
Through inclusive programmes being rolled out by the ECB, Chance to Shine and Lord’s Taverners, cricket will be taken directly to those children who are at the greatest risk of missing out on playing the game.
More than 55,000 extra children from underserved communities, and those attending special educational needs and disability schools, are being given the chance to play cricket through
ECB to celebrate Rainbow Laces
The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) are supporting Stonewall’s Rainbow Laces campaign across 25 August-28 August.
It is the fifth time the game has come together to celebrate and encourage LGBTQ+ participation in cricket. The campaign will run across Royal London Cup quarter-finals, The Hundred and – and for the first time – the England Men’s LV= Insurance Test match against South Afr
UNDER EMBARGO (7:30am FRIDAY 4 MARCH 2022): ECB LAUNCHES NEW WOMEN’S & GIRLS’ PLATFORM WE GOT GAME TO TURBOCHARGE THE PROFILE OF WOMEN’S CRICKET
UNDER EMBARGO (7:30am FRIDAY 4 MARCH 2022): LINK TO ALL ASSETS AND CONTENT - https://we.tl/t-A2VHsHME5D
As the ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup 2022 kicks off in New Zealand, and England Women look to defend their title, We Got Game goes live with a standalone Instagram channel and content inspired by both professional and grassroots players
We Got Game is a new platform designed to e
CRICKET UNITES TO ACT AGAINST DISCRIMINATION
Following an all-game meeting at The Kia Oval, cricket today committed to taking wide-ranging action to tackle discrimination and promote inclusion and diversity at all levels.
The ECB, the MCC, the PCA, NCCA and the First Class and Recreational County Cricket network met in the wake of recent revelations about discrimination in the game.
They have committed to tangible action and discus
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.