Official Statement from the ECB Board
"The ECB has a longstanding commitment to tour Pakistan as part of the Men's Future Tours Programme in 2022.
"Earlier this year, we agreed to play two additional T20 World Cup warm-up games in Pakistan in October, adding a short women's tour with double headers alongside the men's games.
"The ECB Board convened this weekend to discuss these extra England Women's and Men's games in Pakistan a
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
Castore confirmed as Official Kit Supplier to England Cricket
Castore to be Official Kit Supplier to England Cricket The long-term partnership begins in April 2022 All of England’s national teams will wear bespoke women’s and men’s teamwear that the athletes will help to design Recycled materials to be used in the manufacture of matchday playing kits Castore is a fast-growing British organisation committed to producing premium sportswear for men and women <
England Men's 2022 home schedule announced
The England Men's international summer will start with three LV= Insurance Tests against world champions New Zealand India return for three-match Vitality IT20 Series and three-match Royal London Series England to host South Africa in a three-Test LV= Insurance Series, starting in August South Africa will play a three-match Vitality IT20 Series and three-match Royal London Series before the Test
More than 16m tune in to The Hundred as competition welcomes new fans to cricket
The Hundred has entertained and captivated millions of new and existing cricket fans – with a total of 16.1m people watching some of the action on TV alone, new figures show today.
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.
England’s Men’s tour of Bangladesh rearranged for March 2023
England’s Men’s planned tour of Bangladesh, which was due to take place in September and October 2021, will now take place in March 2023, it has been confirmed.
The England and Wales Cricket Board and the Bangladesh Cricket Board have mutually decided to reschedule the tour, which includes three One Day Internationals and three T20 Internationals.
The tour is planned to take place in the
Joint Statement: Ashes Tour planning
The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) and the Professional Cricketers’ Association (PCA) have issued a joint statement regarding the proposed Men’s Ashes tour to Australia planned for winter 2021/22.
This week, several meetings have been held between the England Men’s players, ECB and Team England Player Partnership to discuss provisional plans for the tour of Australia later in the year.
ECB and wider game celebrate Rainbow Laces
The England and Wales Cricket Board will celebrate Rainbow Laces from July 30-August 1.
INDEPENDENT COMMISSION FOR EQUITY IN CRICKET APPOINTS FOUR COMMISSIONERS AND DETERMINES SCOPE OF ITS ENQUIRY
The Independent Commission for Equity in Cricket (ICEC) has now appointed four Commissioners, with expertise in cricket, equality and organisational change, to take forward its independent examination of equity in the sport.
The Commissioners are:
Zafar Ansari – a former professional cricketer who played for Surrey and England. Zafar came through the Surrey academy system representing both
Bouchier bowling action cleared
All-rounder Maia Bouchier has been cleared to resume bowling in competitive women’s cricket following an independent assessment at Loughborough University.
The independent assessment confirmed that Bouchier had remedied her bowling action within the prescribed 15 degrees of elbow extension threshold as defined in the ECB Regulations for the Review of Bowlers Reported with Suspect Bowling Ac
Rhodes to captain County Select XI against India
Young Lions head coach Richard Dawson will oversee a County Select XI to play India at the Emirates Riverside in a three-day match, starting on Tuesday 20 July.
The match will be played behind closed doors and will form part of India’s warm-up schedule ahead of the LV= Insurance Test Series.
Warwickshire captain Will Rhodes will lead a 14-man squad which also includes recent Test debuta