Bars in clubhouses can re-open from the 4th July and we have pulled together the key guidance clubs will need to follow and implement to ensure you can safely open their bars if they wish.
Please read carefully and please open once you are read to do so.
Further guidance for players and clubs on undertaking recreational cricket activity and informal cricket activity in an outdoor environment, consistent with UK Government guidance.
Nets should be used on an ‘every other&rsqu...
ECB Holding Statement:
’We are extremely heartened by today’s announcement from Government, which supports a meaningful return for recreational cricket in England. It is important that we are aware of all safety protocols that must be adopted to see cricket begin to reopen. Over the coming week, we will seek to understand the specific guidance from Government’s medical teams so that we can provide support for clubs who will be eager to reopen their...
The ECB has confirmed a further delay to the start of the professional domestic cricket season, with no domestic cricket to be played before 1st August.
The recreational game currently remains suspended except for the use of outdoor cricket facilities t...
As the national children’s cricket charity Chance to Shine turns 15 years old, it is announcing today (Thursday 21 May) that it has delivered coaching to its five millionth child. Nine-year-old Yunis Omar attends Percy Shurmer Academy in Birmingham and, alongside his Year 5 classmates, received a Chance to Shine session before the COVID-19 lockdown was introduced.
We are Together Through This Test. The cricket community has come together to support each other and the nation through the COVID-19 pandemic, with over 200 initiatives running to support local communities.
Players and clubs – both professional and recreational – are going above and beyond in their efforts to boost morale, raise money and help those most in need during this difficult time.
From supporting vulnerable members with phone calls from county cricket ...
The purpose of the following guidelines is to offer practical guidance to players and clubs on the steps they should take to remain safe while undertaking exercise in an outdoor cricket club environment.
These guidelines currently apply to England only. Lockdown restrictions r...
Check out a short video capturing the great year of cricket on the Isle of Wight
ECB Association of Cricket Officials has created a range of free online courses for aspiring umpires and scorers. The courses are a great way for people to use the current downtime to learn a new skill or brush up on their knowledge.
Basics of Umpiring – This course is aimed at umpires who simply want to learn the fundamental laws and basic field craft and those players who umpire 5 or 10 overs at the weekend. Book now
The safety and wellbeing of all people involved in cricket is our absolute priority and so whilst we continue to work through solutions, All Stars and Dynamos Cricket remain suspended for the time being in line with government guidance. We will do everything we can to run programmes later in the year should the government guidance allow us to do so and we will remain in touch with any updates as and when they are available. If the situation means we are unable to reschedule programmes f...
|5th Jul||Oxford U13s v IWCB U13s||TBC||Friendly|
|5th Jul||Essex v Isle of Wight Disability XI||Harlow CC||ECB Super 9s|
|8th Jul||IWCB over 50s v Dorset O50s||Porchfield CC||ECB over 50s County Championship|
|12th Jul||IWCB U14s v Devon U14s||Shanklin CC||Friendly|
|12th Jul||Wales U15s v IWCB U15s||TBC||ECB Under 15 County Championship|
|12th Jul||IWCB over 50s v Channel Islands O50s||Northwood CC||ECB over 50s County Championship|
|14th Jul||IWCB U17s v Cornwall||Newclose CCG||ECB Under 17 County Championship|
|15th Jul||IWCB U17s v Cornwall||Newclose CCG||ECB Under 17 County Championship|
|16th Jul||IWCB U17s v Cornwall||Newclose CCG||ECB Under 17 County Championship|
|16th Jul||IWCB Seniors v Wiltshire||Porchfield CC||Friendly|
|19th Jul||Dorset U10s v IWCB U11s||TBC||Friendly|
|19th Jul||Isle of Wight Disability XI v Middlesex||Shanklin CC||ECB Super 9s|
|21st Jul||Dorset v IWCB U17s||TBC||ECB Under 17 County Championship|
|22nd Jul||IWCB U15s v Berkshire U15s||Ventnor CC||ECB Under 15 County Championship|
|22nd Jul||Dorset v IWCB U17s||TBC||ECB Under 17 County Championship|