Dynamos Cricket, the new ECB programme for 8-11 year olds, is making cricket accessible for even more children across the country and provides the next step for those who have taken part in All Stars.
What is Dynamos Cricket?
It’s a brand new ECB programme which makes cricket accessible for everyone. It is the perfect place for children to begin on their cricket journey, but also as the next step for those who have finished All Stars cricket.
- A national programme (details to follow about finding your nearest centre)
- For anyone aged eight to eleven
- 8x 60 – 90 minute sessions, held over eight weeks
- Fun sessions, where skills are learned and developed
- A game each week, where new skills can be applied
- New format cricket
- Easy online registration
- Includes a personalised New Balance t-shirt
- Safe and fully accredited- delivered by Dynamo Activators
- Playing with wooden bats.
- Money can’t buy experiences
A new format… Countdown Cricket
- Pairs cricket
- Teams of 6
- 60 balls per team (20 per pair)
- Stay in and see out 20 balls even if given out
- Simplified rules, soft ball, guaranteed opportunity
The ECB have produced 7 videos to breakdown each section of Dynamos Cricket…
What will your club will receive?
- Dynamos Cricket equipment and resources (with no cost to the centre)
- Access to national marketing campaigns and marketing guides to promote your centre to the local area
- County Cricket Board staff to help implement Dynamos Cricket at your clubs/centres
- Easy to use online system and tools
- £100 seed-funding on crowdfunding platform Spacehive
- New Balance t-shirts for Activators
- 20% Discount for activators at New Balance
- Online and face-to-face activator training for willing volunteers
How can it work at your club?
- Alongside what you already offer for 8-11 year olds, run as a participation programme
- Your club offer for 8-11 year olds
- As a summer holiday programme
- As a girls only programme
Registering your club
For those who have previously run an All Stars Cricket programme:
Note – If you have ran an All Stars Cricket program previously, your centre’s details will already be saved on ClubSpark, and can be used for Dynamos Cricket registration.
New clubs who have not run All Stars before:
Note – To run either Dynamos Cricket or All Stars Cricket sessions, you will be required to create a new account on ClubSpark.