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The aim of the batting team is to score as many 'runs' as possible - running between the wickets, exchanging ends with a second batsman (the non-striker), who has been waiting near the bowler's wicket.

An Overview of Cricket

Each completed exchange of ends scores one run, and the match is won by the team that scores more runs. The aim of the bowler's team is to get each batsman out. A player is out if, for example, the bowled ball hits the wicket, or if a fielder catches the ball off the bat before it bounces.

Disability Cricket

As the governing body responsible for all cricket in England and Wales, ECB's vision is to become and remain the world's leading governing body in providing access to the sport of cricket for people with disabilities.

And to deliver a culture of inclusion at all levels within our sport and ensure that people with any impairment are respected and valued for the contribution that they make to the game.

Table Cricket

Table Cricket is a sport played in schools across the county, culminating each year with a National Final at Lord's, "Home of Cricket". Originally developed in 1990 Table Cricket was devised to offer another sporting option for youngsters, who could not take part in Paralympic sports, it was created especially for those with more severe physical impairments. The game involves a table tennis table (or similar surface area), side panels with sliding fielders, a ball launcher, a plastic ball and a wooden bat to simulate the game of cricket.

Find Cricket Activities Near You

Use the search below to find local activities near you.

This Girl Can

Tue, 01 Sep 2020

No one gets to choose how you exercise other than you. Your body, your call. And whatever that looks like, we think it’s worth celebrating.

All Stars Cricket

All Stars Cricket provides a fantastic first experience for all children aged 5-8 years old where they’re guaranteed 8 weeks of jam-packed fun, activity and skills development

Chance to Shine Street

Chance to Shine Street is bringing cricket to thousands of young people in urban areas.

This Girl Can

This Girl Can seeks to tell the real stories of women who get active or play sport in the way that’s right for them using images that show what activity really looks like in all its glory.

National Governing Bodies

England and Wales Cricket Board

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Harrogate Cricket Development Group

A forum for the local cricket clubs within the Harrogate District to share best practice

Ripon Cricket Club

Ripon Cricket Club

Ripon Cricket Club - Seniors and Juniors; Saturday and mid-week fixtures.

Yorkshire Cricket Board

Yorkshire Cricket Board

The YCB is the governing body for recreational cricket in Yorkshire. One of our key goals is to promote the game of cricket at all levels across the County, working in partnership with other appropriate agencies and organisations, including schools and lo

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Love-cricket

Love-cricket is the leading provider of cricket coaching in York and winner of "Best Sports Coaching Company 2017" in the Yorkshire and the Humber Enterprise Awards.
Courses are available for those new to cricket and for those looking to develop their s

Clifton Alliance Cricket Club

Clifton Alliance Cricket Club

A community cricket club situated in Clifton, York welcoming players of all ages to enjoy our excellent facilities.

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Thirsk Cricket Club

We are a cricket club based in Thirsk with 3 senior teams and four junior teams.

City of York Council Sport and Active Leisure

City of York Council Sport and Active Leisure

The Sport and Active Leisure team at the City of York Council provide support to local clubs and organisations regarding the sporting provision across the city. This includes providing information to York residents, signposting them to sporting opportunit

York St John Students' Union

York St John Students' Union

York St John University is situated in the heart of York. With around 7,000 students, the Students Union boast 27 sports clubs for students to join.

ECB & LV Funds for Runs

ECB & LV Funds for Runs

1:00am - Thu 30th September, 2021

#Funds4Runs is a £1million community fund created to financially support areas of the recreational cricket game that have been impacted by COVID-19.

ECB Emergency Support Programmes for Cricket

ECB Emergency Support Programmes for Cricket

As the recreational game returns to play, the two ECB emergency funding schemes that are available to cricket clubs and leagues have undergone some changes to specifically help clubs re-open and get games of cricket on under new COVID-19 guidelines.