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ECB COVID-19 announcements and updates

All news and updates regarding the impact of COVID-19 on all areas of cricket.

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ECB COVID-19 announcements and updates

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International Cricket

The ECB board have announced that no professional cricket will be played before 1 July.

In mid-March England men's Test tour of Sri Lanka was cut short. For full information click here.

The Professional Game 

The ECB have announced a delay to the professional cricket season with the Board agreeing that no professional cricket will be played in England and Wales before 1 July.

For full information on the delay to the professional season click here.

The launch of The Hundred has been moved to 2021. For full information click here

For more information and advice for County Board Chairs and Leads click here.

Your Game

The ECB has made a statement which has suspended all forms of the recreational game for now in light of the developing COVID-19 situation.

This extends to training, pre-season friendlies and any associated cricket activity. For full information click here.

For the latest information and advice for Clubs and Leagues click here.

National Programmes

Following the ECB's announcement that all recreational cricket will be suspended until further notice, this unfortunately encompasses both the All Stars Cricket and Dynamos Cricket programmes.

For all the latest information relating to our National Programmes click here.

Support for professional and recreational cricket

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) is providing a £61 million package to help cricket withstand the financial impact of COVID-19, with financial assistance available at every level of the game – across counties, boards and clubs.

Find out more about the interim support package here

Cricket clubs and leagues are now also able to apply to three new funding schemes specifically designed to help see them through the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Cricket and COVID-19 – your questions answered 

 On our FAQs page, we have brought together all of your questions about the impact of COVID-19 on every area of our game.

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