All Stars Cricket


All Stars Cricket – the biggest youth initiative to be introduced in the UK is coming to Gloucestershire.

42 of the county’s clubs in 2017 signed up to run the scheme, which aims to  provide a fun and inspirational first taste of cricket for 5-to-8-years-olds.

The nationwide programme – which has been created by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) – will enable children to acquire the skills to play the game and connect them to England’s cricketing heroes.

All Stars Cricket offers eight weeks of coaching in a safe and inclusive environment, with the focus on having fun and making friends.

All girls and boys are welcome, and each registered child will receive a pack of cricket goodies including a cricket bat, ball, backpack, water bottle, personalized shirt and cap to keep, so that they can continue their love of cricket when they go home. Registration is now open for the programme, which started in May 2017.

All Stars Cricket will provide your child with all of the fundamental skills they need to play cricket through, lively, fun games.

Over the eight-week programme, the trained activators will teach your child to:

  • Catch and throw a ball
  • Hit a moving ball
  • Bowl with a straight arm
  • Play a basic game of cricket
  • Work and communicate as a team
  • Have lots of fun with new friends

All Stars Cricket is also fantastic for parents. For an hour a week all mums and dads are invited to get involved and play cricket with their children. We know this is a great way to spend time with your child and create memories that will last a lifetime.


If you are a club that are interested or would like more information about All Stars Cricket there are opportunities coming up that will provide you with all of the information.

GCB Local Roadshows- We are really keen to give clubs information about what All Stars Cricket in year 2 looks like whilst at the same time invite new clubs to attend where we can show all of the benefits of running an All Stars Cricket programme. The details are below:

Tuesday 21st November 2017- 7pm – 9pm- Brightside Ground, Premier Lounge, Nevil Rd, Bristol, BS7 9EJ


Thursday 23rd November 2017- 7pm- 9pm- Hatherley & Reddings Cricket Club, Shurdington, Cheltenham, GL51 4XF

To register your attendance on either of these local roadshows or if you have any questions please contact the Gloucestershire Cricket Board projects and programmes manager Chris Munden at

Aston InghamBishopston
Bourton Vale Brislington
Bristol Carsons and Mangotsfield
CheltenhamCinderford St John
Cirencester Coalpit Heath
Coopers EdgeCorse and Staunton
DownendDown Hatherley
Dymock Fairford
FrocesterGloucester City Winget
Great RissingtonHanham
Hatherley and Reddings Lydney
NewentNorth Cotswolds YCs
Old Down Patchway
Poulton Pucklechurch
Quedgeley and Hardwicke Sheepscombe
Sherston MagnaShirehampton
Stroud Twyford House