Club Cricket Conference

Thursday, 27th November 2014

ECB seek answers after survey hints at dwindling numbers

ECB seek answers after survey hints at dwindling numbers

The number of players active in recreational cricket has drifted downwards, according to major ECB research published this week.

In the absence of reliable figures the ECB have used National Playing Survey responses from 37,500 adult and over-14 youth players. These returns were combined with “player panel” research and an analysis of 1.2 million league play-cricket.com scoreboards in a computer model called Eureka.

Wisden-MCC photo competition awaits entry avalanche

Wisden-MCC photo competition awaits entry avalanche

First prize in the Wisden-MCC Cricket Photograph of the Year competition has doubled to £2,000. 

Foakes set for Sri Lanka taste before new county start

Foakes set for Sri Lanka taste before new county start

Ben Foakes has been chosen as one of four young professionals to play first class cricket in Sri Lanka.

Conference Cup in limbo while grim statistics are digested

Conference Cup in limbo while grim statistics are digested

Worrying statistics have prompted the suspension of The Conference Cup competition for a year.

Stanmore batsman Ramprakash brings rare depth to England

Stanmore batsman Ramprakash brings rare depth to England

The appointment of Mark Ramprakash must be unusual in that he rejoins the international set-up.

Waltham retain Lord's Taverners title at La Manga

Waltham retain Lord's Taverners title at La Manga

The Essex club Waltham won the Lady Taverners Charity T20 tournament at La Manga.

Six-hit netting plan angers Islington residents

Six-hit netting plan angers Islington residents

Sign of the times at Islington thanks to one flying cricket ball that damaged a car in 2011.

Please Support our Petition to save cricket ground

Please Support our Petition to save cricket ground

All over the country sports grounds are being lost and society is the poorer for their passing.

Winners prepare for Kingfisher scholarship trip to India

Winners prepare for Kingfisher scholarship trip to India

Guidance from the former Lancashire spinner Gary Keedy led to a dream trip to India.

South London Sunday take Oval honours

South London Sunday take Oval honours

The South London Sunday League will look back on the 2014 season with pride.

Gordon Greenidge Cricket Academy - Barbados Pre-Season Camp

Gordon Greenidge Cricket Academy - Barbados Pre-Season Camp

Smile are delighted to announce a unique opportunity for aspiring young cricketers

Germany's ironic pledge to bolster Afghanistan cricket

Germany's ironic pledge to bolster Afghanistan cricket

News that has been given less national prominence than the Kevin Pietersen debate.

Club cricket has good reason to welcome Harrison to ECB post

Club cricket has good reason to welcome Harrison to ECB post

Former Teddington CC captain Tom Harrison appointed as the ECB chief executive.

Ryan Davies can aspire to Kent's wicket keeper tradition

Ryan Davies can aspire to Kent's wicket keeper tradition

Ryan Davies, Sandwich Town CC ,has edged closer to international recognition.

Wood's ideas bring OSCA accolades to Chippingdale

Wood's ideas bring OSCA accolades to Chippingdale

Paul Wood, of Chippingdale CC in Worthing, has been recognised by the ECB.

Scorers have chance to win honours at OSCA event at Lord's

Scorers have chance to win honours at OSCA event at Lord's

Scorers might be a theme of the NatWest outstanding services to cricket awards.

Banbury player honoured with Spirit of Cricket award

Banbury player honoured with Spirit of Cricket award

Banbury's girls' bowler Amy Freeman has been honoured with a national sportsmanship award.

Arshad produces amazing league finale for Finchley

Arshad produces amazing league finale for Finchley

Muhammad “Ammar” Arshad took all 10 for Finchley in Middlesex at Arden Field.

Cricket Deal Direct - END OF SEASON SALE!

Cricket Deal Direct - END OF SEASON SALE!

CCC in partnership with Cricket Deal Direct is offering a 30% discount off cricket equipment.

Surrey clubs enjoy the limelight for 2014 season

Surrey clubs enjoy the limelight for 2014 season

Sunbury narrowly failed to repeat their success of 40 years ago when they lost the national club final.

Sri Lanka vs England - Tour Package

Sri Lanka vs England - Tour Package

Experience the highlights of Sri Lanka whilst watching top-class international cricket.