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UK Government gives green light for recreational cricket to return from Saturday July 11

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) is delighted that the UK Government has given the green light for recreational cricket in England to return from Saturday July 11.
3 July 2020

Sam Curran tests negative for COVID-19

England’s Sam Curran has tested negative following his COVID-19 test from yesterday.
3 July 2020

ECB Board approve increase in Unqualified cricketers from 2021 men's county season

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has approved a recommendation to increase the number of Unqualified cricketers that First-Class Counties can field in men’s county cricket from next season.
3 July 2020

England Men to carry Black Lives Matter logo on shirts throughout West Indies series

The England Men’s Test team will wear a Black Lives Matter logo on their playing shirts when they face West Indies in the #raisethebat three-match Test Series, starting Wednesday 8 July.
2 July 2020

CSM Live Appointed by ECB to Deliver Bio-Secure Venues for return to International Cricket

CSM Live, the live experience team of agency CSM Sport and Entertainment, has been appointed by the England and Wales Cricket Board
2 July 2020

Joe Root to miss first Test to be at the birth of his second child

England Test captain Joe Root will leave the training camp at the Ageas Bowl on Wednesday afternoon to be with his wife, Carrie, who is expecting their second child later this week.
30 June 2020

Ben Stokes speaks about returning to cricket

A 30-strong behind-closed-doors training group are living, training and playing at the Ageas Bowl ahead of the #raisethebat first Test against the West Indies starting on Wednesday 8 July 2020 at the same venue.
29 June 2020

ECB update on return to play for men's and women's domestic cricket

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has given its approval for the professional men’s county cricket season to begin on 1 August.
29 June 2020

England’s Stuart Broad speaks about what it is like training behind closed doors

Stuart Broad speaks about training behind-closed-doors and how training group are living, training and playing at the Ageas Bowl ahead of the #raisethebat first Test against the West Indies starting on Wednesday 8 July 2020
28 June 2020

Regional Retainer signings confirmed in the women's domestic game

The eight regions of the new Women's Elite Domestic Structure have announced their Regional Retainer signings.
25 June 2020

ECB announces #raisethebat Test Series with players wearing key workers’ names on shirts

The England Men’s Test series against the West Indies will honour heroic cricketing key workers and be named the #raisethebat Test Series, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) announced today.
22 June 2020

Following West Indies Cricket Board & Cricket Australia - ECB and MCC in governance and financial meltdown

As the ECB Board this week approved £35.7million expedited core payments: we ask again – Was Cricket properly insured?
19 June 2020

England Women return to training ahead of tri-series

Twenty-four England Women cricketers will return to individual training on Monday June 22 as plans continue for a proposed tri-series with India and South Africa in September.
18 June 2020

Alan Jones Glamorgan legend has been awarded an England cap

The former Glamorgan batsman Alan Jones was today awarded an England Test cap, 50 years to the day since he made his only appearance for England in the first match of the 1970 series against the Rest of the World XI.
17 June 2020

Incredible T20 Goes Down To The Final Ball! | England v New Zealand HIGHLIGHTS - Oval 2013

England took on New Zealand at the Oval in 2013, in what turned out to be a thrilling IT20 encounter. A 200+ score with the tie going down to the last ball! Who remembers this nail biter at the Oval in 2013?
17 June 2020

NatWest launches Club Cricket Finance Guide to support grassroots cricket in UK

The coronavirus crisis has had a huge impact on cricket clubs, causing a delay to the start of the season and a great deal of uncertainty for many.
16 June 2020

ECB CEO Tom Harrison states: We're looking at the most significant financial crisis in ECB history - We ask: Was Cricket properly Insured?

Following the ECB AGM on June 2nd and CEO Tom Harrison's recent comments on the BBC's Tuffers and Vaughan Show on Monday this week..
11 June 2020

Return to Cricket: Recreational Clubs in Leicestershire and Rutland receive over £500,000 funding

Following up on our recent article - When will there be a Return to Playing Cricket for Domestic and Recreational cricketers in the UK? – it is great to hear that cricket clubs in Leicestershire and Rutland have received over £500,000.....
9 June 2020

Cricket clubs to get free digital skills training with Google Digital Garage and ECB

Cricket clubs across England and Wales can benefit from digital skills webinars as part of a new partnership between the ECB and Google Digital Garage.
3 June 2020

Ian Watmore ratified as ECB Chair at AGM

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has confirmed that Ian Watmore’s appointment as Chair was ratified at its Annual General Meeting (AGM) which took place virtually today. The ECB’s 41 members voted unanimously in Watmore’s favour.
2 June 2020