THOUSANDS OF FREE ‘HAVE-A-GO’ CRICKET SESSIONS UP FOR GRABS
England’s ICC Men’s World Cup winning heroes are encouraging children aged five to eight to follow in their footsteps and experience playing cricket for the first time. To celebrate England’s historic victory, ECB is offering 10,000 free taster sessions of the All Stars Cricket programme that provides children with a memorable first experience in cricket.
One Million Not Out - ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Helps to Inspire Future Generations of Players and Fans
Ahead of England’s World Cup semi-final clash against Australia, England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB) and International Cricket Council (ICC) celebrated the impact that the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup has had in inspiring young people – with over one million children aged five-12 connecting with the sport.
DREAMS COME TRUE AS ‘HEATHER’S PRIDE’ WINNERS TRAIN WITH ENGLAND CRICKET TEAM
On Saturday 29 June, eleven young competition winners enjoyed a once-in-a-lifetime training session with the England Women’s team ahead of the Ashes at England and Wales Cricket Board’s (ECB) National Cricket Performance Centre in Loughborough University.
SOUTH ASIAN ACTION PLAN MARKS ONE-YEAR ANNIVERSARY WITH URBAN CRICKET CENTRE OPENING
England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB) today celebrated the opening of the new Urban Cricket Centre, ‘Leyton Cricket Hub’, just over a year on from the launch of the South Asian Action Plan.
ENGLAND CRICKET LAUNCHES ‘EXPRESS YOURSELF’ CAMPAIGN
England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) and the England team today launched a new campaign – Express Yourself - to inspire fans across the country as England prepare to compete in the upcoming ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup, which will be hosted in England and Wales for the first time in 20 years.
ECB and Counties reveal winners of #HeathersPride competition
Today, England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB) and the nine First Class Counties hosting England Women’s fixtures this summer have announced the 11 winners of the nationwide #HeathersPride competition.
England name preliminary ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Squad
England have announced its 15-man preliminary ICC Men's Cricket World Cup Squad.
England cricket stars and volunteers celebrate start of the season at NatWest CricketForce Weekend
This weekend (5-7 April), tens of thousands of volunteers across England and Wales pitched in alongside England stars Jason Roy, Chris Woakes and Danielle Wyatt to help local clubs get ready for the season as part of NatWest CricketForce.
Changes to Junior Formats of Cricket Set to Enhance Experience
To ensure children have a great experience playing cricket, ECB has spent the last 3 years researching how to help boys and girls develop skills that will stay with them for life, alongside having fun while playing. This has led to new recommended Junior Formats intended to support children developing at their own pace, in games and activities best suited to their age and ability.
Fresh feel for Vitality Blast Finals Day
There will be a fresh feel at a familiar venue for Finals Day this weekend, as four captains bid to be the first to lift the new Vitality Blast trophy.
Birmingham’s place as the home of Finals Day was confirmed earlier this year when Edgbaston was named host venue until 2024 – meaning this will be the sixth of at least a 12-year run.
Another capacity crowd of more than 24,000 is guaranteed r
England player availability for the rest of the season
After yesterday's victory at the Kia Oval completed a busy international summer with a 4-1 win over India in the Specsavers Test Series, the England management have asked for the majority of the squad to take a break before winter trips to Sri Lanka and West Indies - with the squad for the One-Day series in Sri Lanka to be named later this week, ahead of their departure on September 30.
Vitality Blast Finals Day - media arrangements, Friday September 14
Details below of media opportunities before Vitality Blast Finals Day at Edgbaston on Saturday.
Representatives of the four teams will be at Edgbaston on Friday, and available for photographs with the new Vitality Blast trophy, and for brief interviews.
Schedule as follows:
Somerset practice 12-2pm. Captain Lewis Gregory available for interview approx. 2-215pm. Further details, Spencer Bi
Vitality Blast Finals Day - media advisory
Details below of media opportunities at each of the four semi-finalists before Vitality Blast Finals Day at Edgbaston on Saturday September 15.
In addition, three of the four teams will be practising at Edgbaston on Friday September 14, when each of their captains will be available for photographs with the new Vitality Blast trophy, and for brief interviews. (Worcestershire will be practising a
Vitality Blast semi final draw
The draw for Vitality Blast Finals Day was made at the Cooper Associates County Ground in Taunton this afternoon, after the quarter final between Somerset and Notts Outlaws had been put back to its reserve day tomorrow (Monday).
Vitality Blast Semi Finals - both matches to be played at Finals Day at Edgbaston on Saturday September 15 (followed by the final)
Sussex Sharks v Somerset or Notts
Six players penalised under ECB Discipline Code
Below is a round-up of Fixed Penalty Directive breaches from June 25 - July 16.
Stuart Whittingham was reported by umpires Martin Saggers and Billy Taylor during Sussex’s Specsavers County Championship match against Nottinghamshire on 25 - 28 June 2018. The Cricket Liaison Officer, Tim Boon, determined that Whittingham had committed a Level 1 breach of the Directives (bowling a dangerous or
Burns to lead England Lions
Surrey captain Rory Burns will lead England Lions in their four-day match against India A which starts at Blackfinch New Road on Monday
England Under-19s squad for Royal London One-Day Series
England Under-19 selectors have chosen a 15-man squad for the three-match Royal London One-Day Series against South Africa
Cricket Discipline Commission, fixed penalty update
A round-up of fixed penalties from county cricket from June 9-28 inclusive
Vitality Blast, 2018
Ticket sales are at record-breaking levels ahead of the first matches of the Vitality Blast on Wednesday night