Schools competitions

Playing cricket is a great way for children to make friends, learn new skills and to develop their fundamental movement skills. Cricket is open to all and there are lots of opportunities for children aged five upwards to learn the game.

Dynamos Schools

Building on the success of Kwik Cricket, Dynamos Schools has been designed to deliver an exciting new brand of primary inter-school competition connecting to the elite via The Hundred.

Chance to Compete

Chance to Compete is Chance to Shines national secondary school competition aimed at giving secondary state school children an opportunity to play competitive cricket.

Matches are played in under an hour and all participants play a significant part in the game. The format and rules are adapted so to remove many of the traditional barriers to schools being unable to play competitive cricket, albeit without veering too far from the fundamentals of a game of cricket.

Table Cricket

Table cricket is an adapted version of the game, played on a table tennis table and specially designed to give young disabled people the chance to play and compete in the sport of cricket.

ECB Girls U13 & U15 Schools Indoor Competition

Eight-a-side, indoor, eight overs per innings. This exciting format of the game is open to all state and independent schools and attracts over 1,700 entries each year.

Competing initially at County level to begin with the 40 County winners for both age groups then play at one of 5 regional finals after Easter with the 5 winners from each age group competing at the National Finals hosted at Lord’s in May.

This popular competition has been the starting point for many of our past and current England Womens’ cricketers, Heather Knight, Anya Shrubsole, Sarah Taylor and Issy Wong to name but a few.

Please email us on the link below for details of how to enter from September

English Schools Cricket Association (ESCA)

The English Schools Cricket Association sets out to encourage, promote and facilitate the playing of cricket in state and independent schools across England through the development and delivery of competitions at U11 through to U15.

Individual County Associations will run competitions at a local level with the winners of County competitions feeding into regional and national competitions facilitated by ESCA

Schools Cricket Committee

The Schools Cricket Committee provides hardball competitions for state and independent schools at U17 and U18.