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Bopara hails Hackney

Bopara hails Hackney

Ravi Bopara was thrilled to see the impressive new cricket pitches at Hackney Marshes near where he grew up. Three years ago it had just one cricket pitch but now boasts three grass and seven non.

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St. Bede’s gets grant award

St. Bede’s gets grant award

The England and Wales Cricket Board is pleased to announce that St. Bede’s Roman Catholic High School has been awarded a grant from the England and Wales Cricket Board in partnership with Sport England.

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Three and easy for Churchfields

Three and easy for Churchfields

Churchfields were crowned ASDA Kwik Cricket champions just three years after introducing the game into the school.

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Vale unveiled as champions

Vale unveiled as champions

Vale First & Middle School were celebrating after winning the ASDA Kwik Cricket girls' competition for the first time in their history.

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ECB backs facilities protection

ECB backs facilities protection

Hosting the 2012 Olympics in London next year will put the spotlight on sport in the UK and so ECB are pleased to be supporting an initiative to create a grassroots sporting legacy to protect facilities and increase participation.

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Finalists set for Derby

Finalists set for Derby

The 32 teams who will contest this year's ASDA Kwik Cricket Finals at Derby have been confirmed.

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Disability forum chairmen unveiled

Disability forum chairmen unveiled

The ECB has appointed Jeff Levick, Martyn Dobson, Paul Millman and Mahesh Patel as voluntary chairmen for the four newly-created Regional Disability Cricket Development Forums.

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North Maidenhead made up by BT volunteers

North Maidenhead made up by BT volunteers

North Maidenhead Cricket Club were given a boost when Graham O'Neill and his team of volunteers helped improve the facilities as part of BT Cricket Volunteer Day.

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BT volunteers online in Hallam

BT volunteers online in Hallam

As part of BT Volunteer Cricket Day - where company employees helped out at grassroots level - Mick Hughes and his team lent a hand a Hallam Cricket Club.

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England Deaf handed Academy lesson

England Deaf handed Academy lesson

England Deaf team collapsed in spectacular fashion as they slipped to a 76-run defeat to Northamptonshire Academy - their second defeat in as many days.

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