Everyone at the ECB was saddened to learn of the death of former England and Kent seamer Alan Igglesden, at the age of 57 on Monday.
Our England Men's team will wear black armbands in honour of 'Iggy' in their match against South Africa on Saturday.
Salma Bi is a coach and umpire, working to bring more young girls and women into cricket, mainly from South Asian backgrounds.
Vote for her to win the Grassroots Sportswomen of The Year: ms.spr.ly/6016X4WH8#SWOTY
“Whatever path you choose in life, you’ve just got to keep working hard and keep believing in yourself. There will always be an opportunity there.”
Kiyo Jason, coach at Spencer CC, explains how he uses his experience to help others be their best
Congratulations to @SEStarsCricket and Oval Invincibles' @AliceCapsey on her nomination for the 2021 Young Sportswomen of the Year award!
The victorious Oval Invincibles side have also been nominated for the Team of The Year Award!
Vote here: ms.spr.ly/6017X4mud#SWOTY
Find out more about the @AceProgramme which is opening centres across the country, aimed at engaging more youngsters of African and Caribbean heritage in cricket.
The programme is supporting players from grassroots to the elite game, as well as developing coaches and volunteers.
Five aspiring filmmakers from the cricket community have just finished a 15-week course run by @BFI and funded by the @lv_cricket#Funds4Runs initiative.
Their last assignment took them to the final @CountyChamp game of the year at @Edgbaston
"Creating male and female coaches who are role models for diverse communities is critical"
John Neal, the ECB's Head of Coach Development, explains the progress being made in diversifying coaching and improving standards across the game. Read here 👇👇ecb.co.uk/news/2287850/b…Qx
This year we have been proud to support @englandcricket 🏏 and help deliver the safe return of the sport we love so much! We have provided over £1 million of hygiene products 🧼 to the professional & community game in 2021. We're already excited for 2022!#BishBashBoshsg2
DJ and presenter Omah Howard got his love for cricket from his dad and grandad growing up and is passionate about inspiring a new generation to discover the sport.
This summer, Omah was a host for the Oval Invincibles in @thehundred#BHM#ProudToBe
A well-known face in the London area, Kiyo Jason is playing a key role in the development of young cricketers in the capital, including coaching with @AceProgramme and developing the women & girls section at @SpencerCricket#BHM#ProudToBe
The cricket season's not over! An England XI, made up of players from the National Counties, is competing at the European Cricket Championships in Spain ☀️
See how they're getting on ➡️ ms.spr.ly/6019Xo241
In September, the @AceProgramme opened a new centre in Bristol, in partnership with @RL_Cricket and @Gloscricket.
ACE is providing pathways to support young, talented cricketers and to help develop more elite players from black communities.
"We've got to want a society that is representative and supports people from different backgrounds."
Last summer, Michael Holding and Ebony Rainford-Brent spoke about ending institutionalised racism in this powerful @SkyCricket interview.
Watch the full video ⬇️ #BHM
🗣"We need to ensure we are faced with information and education that challenge our world view. At the ECB we will continue that education both internally and externally and shine the light on EDI in all we do - not just in this month of celebration."
2️⃣1️⃣ black cricketers have represented England Men and Women's teams since Roland Butcher became the first in 1980.
Read about the lives and achievements of the first 10 to wear the Three Lions in part one of our #BHM feature ⬇️
Trailblazers, history makers, role models, icons.
This #BlackHistoryMonth, join us in celebrating the achievements of the people who have broken ground across the game and inspired countless others to say that cricket is a game for me.
Rugeley CC raise awareness for the ‘Blue for Bob’ campaign by raising over £4000 for Prostate Cancer UK.
Members of Rugeley CC travelled to Lords Cricket Ground yesterday to show some support for their neighbouring county Warwickshire CCC in the Bob Willis Trophy final.
How good were these two yesterday! 👏
@VipersKSLL retain the Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy for a second term 🏆 - thanks to Tara Norris and Emily Windsor's 78-run partnership.