The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) will be hosting the International Cricket Council (ICC) Champions Trophy and the Women’s World Cup in June and July of 2017. Both events are a fantastic opportunity to showcase cricket at its absolute best and will provide exciting volunteering opportunities, enhancing both tournaments.
Volunteers at the events will be known as Cricketeers and they will be an integral part of the Champions Trophy and Women's World Cup in a number of functional areas. Individuals will have the opportunity to volunteer at one or both tournaments.
The Cricketeers programme will support six functional areas at each tournament:
- Event and sponsors activation
- Spectator services
ICC Champions Trophy
The ICC Champions Trophy 2017 is an elite 50-over cricket event for the top eight one-day international nations in the MRF ICC ODI rankings.
The tournament takes place from 1-18 June and matches will be played at the following venues:
- Cardiff Wales Stadium, Cardiff
- Edgbaston Cricket Ground, Birmingham
- The Oval, London
ICC Women's World Cup
The ICC Women’s World Cup 2017 is the pinnacle of the women’s 50-over game and will see the top eight one-day international nations, as reflected in the MRF ICC ODI rankings, competing to lift the coveted trophy on 23 July 2017 at Lord’s Cricket Ground.
Kicking off on 26 June, the Women's World Cup will culminate in the final at Lord's on 23 July. The following venues will host matches during the tournament:
- County Ground, Bristol
- County Ground, Derby
- County Ground, Somerset
- Grace Road, Leicester
- Lord’s Cricket Ground, London – World Cup final
How to apply
Please take the time to read all information to ensure you meet the criteria to be a Cricketeer, it will also help you when completing the application form.
If you require further information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Cricketeers will be the face of the ICC tournaments, meeting and greeting the spectators, supporting on/off field entertainment and assisting in roles as diverse as ground staff through to media operations.
All Cricketeers must be over the age of 18 by 31 March 2017. There is no upper age limit.
Applications to become a Cricketeer close on Monday 16 January 2017.