What is Dynamos Schools
Building on the success of Kwik Cricket, Dynamos Schools has been designed to deliver an exciting new brand of competition connecting to the elite via The Hundred.
Dynamos Schools introduces children to the countdown cricket format and provides a consistent experience across schools and clubs.
For those wishing to continue participating in Dynamos beyond school, more information can be found here.
How to get involved
Dynamos schools’ is open to state primary and middle schools throughout England and Wales.
There are mixed (open) and girls competitions for Year 4, 5 and 6 alongside a fully inclusive disability competition.
Dynamos Schools forms part of Cricket in the School Games with more information available here.
How to play
Dynamos Cricket provides a perfect introduction for all 8–11-year-olds new to the sport. It provides children with a more social offer and in schools, an exciting game of countdown cricket
The game can be easily adapted depending on the size of your group and more details including rules, equipment and how to score the game can be found in the downloadable Dynamos Schools competition pack.
For any schools wishing to purchase equipment, please reach out to your local County Cricket Board for more information.
How to officiate
We have created a training aid to help those new to cricket (or those unfamiliar with the new format) to develop a better understanding of their role officiating a game.
The video below highlights the key events that could happen during a game of Countdown Cricket and the tutor notes have been designed to help facilitate discussion with those taking part. The training resources can be found here.