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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.

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National Governing Bodies

England and Wales Cricket Board

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skipton cricket club

We are a community cricket club offering coaching and teams from 7 years to adult. We play in the Aire- Wharfe League (seniors) and Upper Airedale JCA (juniors). There are several coaches up to Level 2 and many helping volunteers to support all off on and

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

Ripon Cricket Club

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

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.

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


Skipton Church Institute Cricket Club

Community based cricket club

Dunnington Cricket Club

A village based cricket club welcoming players of all ages to enjoy our excellent facilities.

Community Team Officer Administrator

Established in 1879, Leicestershire County Cricket Club (LCCC) is one of the nation’s 18 first class cricket counties and operates within the sports and entertainment industry.

Community Engagement Officer

Established in 1879, Leicestershire County Cricket Club (LCCC) is one of the nation’s 18 first class cricket counties and operates within the sports and entertainment industry.

Cricket Inclusion Officer

Northants Cricket are looking to recruit a Cricket Inclusion Officer to support our team in increasing participation by delivering a number of targeted programmes, aimed at making it easy for everyone to access cricket in line with Northants Cricket’s Strategic Plan

Tolchards Devon Cricket League Secretary

The Tolchards Devon Cricket League is looking to appoint a new League Secretary during 2020. This is a part-time paid post equating to approximately 18 hours per week. This includes 2 hours per week administrative support for the Devon Women’s Cricket League.