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ECB: Cricket interest soars in record year for the game

Photo Credit: ECB New data, presented at the ECB's AGM, reflects a year of growth for the sport. As the game gathers in Cardiff today for the England and Wales Cricket Board’s (ECB) Annual General Meeting, new data shows that the...

ECB saddened by the passing of Raman Subba Row CBE

Photo Credit: ECB Raman Subba Row has died at the age of 92 The England and Wales Cricket Board is deeply saddened to learn of the death of former England Men’s Test cricketer and renowned international referee Raman Subba Row at...

ECB: Derek Underwood MBE – 1945-2024

Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons Kent and England cricketer Derek Underwood has passed away. The England and Wales Cricket Board is saddened to learn of the death of former Kent and England bowler Derek Underwood MBE, aged 78. A famed left-arm spinner, Underwood’s...

ECB: Prime Minister announces multi-million pound boost for grassroots cricket

Photo Credit: ECB/Getty Images Prime Minister Rishi Sunak announces £35 million package to deliver the construction of 16 new urban all-weather cricket domes. Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has announced a £35 million investment in grassroots cricket facilities and widening access to...

ECB: ICEC progress update

Photo Credit: ECB ECB Chair Richard Thompson, Chief Executive Officer Richard Gould and Deputy Chief Executive Officer Clare Connor have been giving evidence to the Culture, Media and Sport committee today on the action being taken across cricket to address...

MCC: World Cricket Connects to take place at Lord’s in July 2024

Photo Credit: Marylebone Cricket Club WORLD CRICKET CONNECTS IS A NEW INVITATION EVENT FOR THE MOST PROMINENT THINKERS, VOICES AND INFLUENCERS IN THE GAME. IT WILL TAKE PLACE AT LORD’S ON FRIDAY 5 JULY 2024. This is a forum designed for...

ECB: England cricket stars named in New Year’s Honours

Photo Credit: ECB England cricket stars Stuart Broad and Marcus Trescothick have both been named among the New Year’s Honours List Broad, 37, who retired from cricket this summer with 604 Test wickets to his name, is awarded a CBE for...

An end-of-year message from ECB Chair Richard Thompson

Photo Credit: ECB At the end of 2023, ECB Chair Richard Thompson writes a letter of thank you to everyone in the game of cricket. To the volunteers, the players, the officials, the staff, the fans. To everyone who works hard...

ECB: Trailblazing all-weather cricket dome officially opens in Bradford

Photo Credit: ECB A state-of-the-art £1.5million, 10-bay all-weather cricket dome has been officially opened in Bradford Park Avenue. The facility – the first of its kind – is funded by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) in partnership with City...

ECB congratulates record-breaker Sir Alastair Cook

Photo Credit: ECB/Getty Images The England and Wales Cricket Board congratulates former England Men’s captain Sir Alastair Cook on an extraordinary 20-year career for England and Essex following his retirement announcement. The left-handed opening batter established himself as an all-time great...

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Cricket Australia: Australia A v India A Showdowns Part of the Blockbuster Indian Summer

Photo Credit: South Australian Cricket Association Two four-day matches between Australia A and India A and a three-day internal match...
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