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5 million not out: Chance to Shine celebrates 15th birthday with new milestone

As the national children’s cricket charity Chance to Shine turns 15 years old, it is announcing today (Thursday 21 May) that it has delivered coaching to its five millionth child. Nine-year-old Yunis Omar attends Percy Shurmer Academy in Birmingham and, alongside his...

Cricket Family is ‘Together Through this Test’ during Lockdown

The Gloucestershire Cricket Board has joined the campaign to celebrate over 200 cricket initiatives across the game in support of the nation during COVID-19 An emotional short film, narrated by cricket fan Stephen Fry, pays tribute to the response of the cricket...

Unified approach as all Gloucestershire Cricket Leagues announce no promotion or relegation for the 2020 season

Due to these unprecedented times, decisions have had to made by local cricket leagues for the 2020 season. Led by the three County Cricket Boards in the West of England (Gloucestershire, Somerset, Wiltshire), a united approach has been taken. The West of England...

ECB Update: Guidance for the use of outdoor cricket facilities in lockdown

This guidance is provided to support the advice of government and medical experts, as well as to offer practical guidance to players and clubs on the steps they should take to remain safe whilst undertaking exercise in an outdoor cricket club environment. Furthermore,...

ACO launch free online Umpire and Scorer Courses

The Association of Cricket Officials have launched of three, free of charge, online courses for anyone involved in cricket.  In addition, scorers can follow Sue Drinkwater’s series of live scoring demonstrations on a range of topics over on YouTube. The ECB ACO online...

Crowdfund Sport – Get up to £10,000 with Sport England’s Extra Funding Scheme

Crowdfunder and Sport England have teamed up to make £1 million of match funding available to help the sport and physical activity sector through the ongoing coronavirus crisis. This investment aims to help community sport and physical activity organisations who are...

Chance to Shine – Week 9 – keeping kids active at home & at school

We know that it is going to be tricky to keep pupils/your children active during this period, but we also know that it is vital to do so to support children's physical and mental wellbeing. Chance to Shine have brilliant, free to access and key stage specific...

Grounds Management Association: Online Cricket Ground Maintenance Course & Webinar

GMA produce Online Cricket Grounds Maintenance Course & Back to Play Webinar to upskill and support Club groundskeepers and their teams/helpers. Online Level 1 Cricket Grounds Maintenance The Grounds Management Association (GMA) have a range of training courses...

Covid-19 – Latest ECB Update for Clubs & Leagues

Following the Government broadcast on the evening of Monday 16th March, the Gloucestershire Cricket Board have received enquiries from the cricket community regarding the latest ECB position on Coronavirus, particularly in relation to the upcoming playing season. ...

Super 1s: Frenchay Falcons participants receive surprise parcel

Participants of the Frenchay Falcons, a Lord’s Taverners Super 1s Hub, received a surprise parcel containing a bat and ball from Martin Berrill Sports as Wesport redirect funding. As the suspension of cricket due to Covid-19 was implemented, the remaining Frenchay...

Vitality U19 T20 with First Class Comms & Marsh Commercial U16 T20

The summer of 2020 will see 27 teams compete in Gloucestershire’s Vitality U19 Club T20 (14) and Marsh Commercial U16 T20 Competitions (13).

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Steve Hill brings you the latest league & cup results, features and previews from adult club cricket.

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