Categories: disability cricket
Flynn to lead England Men’s Physical Disability team for India Tour
Callum Flynn will lead the England Men’s Physical Disability team on a five-game tour of India in January next year.
A 15-strong squad has been selected, playing five IT20 matches in Ahmedabad and Udaipur, which will be the first international cricket for the England Men’s PD team since 2019.
Off the back of a successful Disability Premier League in August, a debut for England Women’s Visual
England Men’s Deaf squad confirmed for T20 Deaf World Cup
George Greenway will lead the England Men’s Deaf team to Qatar in December as they seek to win the Deaf T20 World Cup. The Kent man will skipper a group of 15 that includes three uncapped players, Yorkshire duo James O’Conner and Cameron Sweeney, and Jamie Clarke from Middlesex.
England last took part in the tournament in 2016, ending runners-up after losing to Pakistan in the final in Duba
Three uncapped players in England LD squad for South Africa tri-series
England Men’s Learning Disability team will travel to South Africa in November to compete in a tri-series against South Africa and Australia.
Captain Chris Edwards’s squad includes three uncapped players – Jaidev Charan and Benjamin Mason (both Middlesex) and Alfie Pyle from Sussex – as they seek to defend the trophy they won last time out in 2017.
England Men’s LD Tri-Series squad
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
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
Matt Askin retires from international cricket
England Physical Disability star Matt Askin has announced his retirement from international cricket.
Debuting for the England Physical Disability team back in 2010, Askin played a pivotal role in progressing the international game.
He leaves a strong legacy, having appeared in six tours and 40 games for his country, including the inaugural Physical Disability tour in Dubai against Pakistan,
England Men and England Women squads announced for World Blind Games
England Men's and England Women's Blind teams have announced their squads for the World Blind Games.
The games are taking place in Birmingham throughout August, and the competition marks a debut for the England Women’s Blind team.
England Men's Blind Team
Ed Hossell (cap)
Fixtures announced for World Blind Games and Disability Premier League
Fixtures have been confirmed for the International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) World Blind Games and the Disability Premier League.
For the first time, England will have both men’s and women’s teams competing in August at the IBSA World Games in Birmingham. Both teams start their campaign with matches against Australia and both will be aiming for the final at Edgbaston on 26 August. The
ECB announces 2024 England Women's and England Men's home schedule
England Women and England Men to play concurrent white-ball series against Pakistan to open the international summer. England Women return to high-capacity venues including Edgbaston, Headingley, The Ageas Bowl, The Kia Oval and Lord’s following record ticket sales this summer. England Men host Pakistan Men in four IT20s before flying out to defend their ICC Men’s T20 World Cup title in the Unit
Clare Connor appointed ECB Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director England Women
Clare Connor is to take up a new expanded role as ECB Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director England Women.
Clare took on the role of Interim CEO in June 2022, having previously been ECB’s Managing Director of Women’s Cricket in which she oversaw a transformational period for the game.
She begins the new role with immediate effect following Richard Gould’s arrival at the or
Two new coaching appointments confirmed for England Disablity teams
The England Disability Cricket Performance programme has confirmed the appointment of Jason Weaver as Head Coach of the England Deaf team.
Most recently Jason was Assistant Coach of the England Learning Disability Squad, and his experience includes time at Kent CCC, Shropshire CCC and Cricket Uganda.
Weaver's appointment comes off the back of confirmation that Lauren Rowles has been appo
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
England Deaf on the verge of a historic Ashes win
A brilliantly paced, patient unbeaten 82 from Josh Price eased England to a seven-wicket victory over Australia in the opening ODI in Brisbane to put the Deaf Ashes within tantalising reach.
Guaranteed a share of the spoils, George Greenway’s men now need one win from the remaining two games to lift the trophy for the first time.
After Australia’s dramatic super-over win in Sun
England Learning Disability side complete T20 series win Down Under
A dramatic day and night – and another hugely powerful advert for disability cricket – ended in mixed fortunes for England’s double Ashes assault down under.
While Jack Perry’s blistering century tightened the Learning Disability side’s grip on the series, there was heartbreak for the Deaf XI. Chasing 106 to mirror the LD side’s 4-1 commanding T20 performance, George Greenway’s m
England PD teams continue to lead in Australia
A nail-biting, one-run defeat under the lights for England’s Learning Disability side kept hosts Australia’s hopes of a share of the Commonwealth Bank International Inclusion Series alive.
Targeting 124 to go 4-0 up at the halfway point of their eight-game rubber after an impressive 49-run win in the morning’s first T20 meeting, Chris Edwards’ men fell agonisingly short at the
England teams defeat Australia in International Inclusion Series
England’s two-pronged Ashes attack got off to a dream start in the International Commonwealth Bank Series, with a clean sweep in three T20s for the Learning Disability and Deaf XIs in Brisbane.
The LD lads will be particularly pleased with their day’s work on a sluggish, tacky surface which offered plenty to keep the bowlers interested.
Chris Edwards’ LD charges won
Castore announce electric ODI kit for England Cricket teams
The partnership between the ECB and premium sportswear brand Castore goes from strength to strength with the final release of the summer: the Official England Cricket One Day International (ODI) Kit. The ODI collection, designed by Castore in collaboration with England players, features a bespoke design with a geometric print that represents the passion and intensity shared between England players
Dr Jane Powell appointed as Disability Performance Manager
The England and Wales Cricket Board have confirmed the appointment of Dr Jane Powell as Performance Manager for England Disability Cricket.
Jane has had a lifelong involvement in cricket and sport including captaining the England Women’s cricket team in the 1988 World Cup final before going on to be Head Coach of the England Women’s side. Jane also represented England at Hockey and led the stra
CASTORE UNVEIL NEW PERFORMANCE-FOCUSED IT20 KIT FOR ENGLAND CRICKET TEAMS COLLABORATION
Earlier this week the long-term partnership between the ECB and Castore was launched with the high-performance training range for all of England’s national teams – including Women, Disability, Pathway and Men. Following on from the training kits, the IT20 kit has been released today. The three lions are at the heart of the bespoke kit design, which will be worn by the England men’s team at the upc
Worcestershire to host England Physical Disability Team v Lord's Taverners XI
The England Physical Disability Team will play the world-famous Lord’s Taverners XI in a prestigious match to be played at New Road on Friday, 10 June.
The match will take place ahead of the Worcestershire Rapids versus Derbyshire Falcons meeting in the Vitality Blast.
The day will help to raise awareness and funds to support the work of the Lord’s Taverners, which is the UK’s leading yo