People of all ages, genders, races and abilities are getting into umpiring. Described by some as the “Best seat in the house”, being in the middle of the game and making decisions to ensure the game is played fairly and in accordance to the Laws of the game is the main role of an umpire
Umpiring can provide some the opportunity to progress from starting to umpire at their club, through the higher levels of the game to operate within Professional Cricket and beyond, in both genders of competition.
Umpire pathway
The pathway is open to all and anyone can operate in either gender of competition. For all individuals wishing to start their umpiring journey, then first starting point is the ECB Umpire Course.
For more information on the umpire pathway in 2024, click here.

Umpiring Courses

Our ECB Umpire Course is the ideal starting point for individuals wishing to start their umpiring journey.