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
New coaching appointments confirmed for England Disability Teams
The England Disability Cricket Performance programme has made several new appointments ahead of the 2022 season.
Former Assistant Coach for the England Learning Disability Squad, Ben Silver, has been recruited as permanent Head Coach of the England Physical Disability Squad. The Leicester-born Silver has worked extensively with Leicestershire County Cricket Club's women's programme in the past
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 and Lord’s Taverners partnership to make disability cricket accessible in every county
A game changing £2m partnership will make life-changing disability cricket accessible in every county in England and Wales as part of the biggest investment into a disability cricket programme.
Launched today (April 29) the landmark partnership between the Lord’s Taverners and the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) will see the Super 1s disability cricket programme launched in every county a