Playing cricket is the perfect way to make friends and learn new skills. Cricket is open to all and many schools and cricket clubs offer opportunities for children aged five upwards to learn the game.
All Stars Cricket
All Stars Cricket is the new ECB programme providing children aged five to eight across England and Wales with a great first experience in the game.Sign up your child
Junior club cricket
There are over 2,000 Clubmark-accredited cricket clubs in England and Wales, providing training and playing opportunities for children and young people aged nine to 19. Cricket is a great way for kids to be active while making new friends and developing valuable skills inside and outside the boundary.
Kwik Cricket aims to give children of all abilities and experience an opportunity to regularly play cricket in a fun, fair environment. This format of the game can be played by all ages but is most suited to players under the age of 11.More Info
Cricket in primary schools
Primary schools can access the Chance to Shine Schools’ Portal with over 100 cricket-themed activities for five- to 11-year-olds and free resources including a coaching plan, step-by-step instructions, diagrams and videos to guide teachers and give them the skills to deliver cricket in their school.