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Covid-19 adaptions – guide for players

We have produced a brief guide for players to help you understand some important DOs and DON’Ts whilst playing games of cricket this summer.

Returning to play- Updated 22nd July with new resources

The very latest information for clubs, players, officials, coaches and groundskeepers

ECB emergency support programmes for recreational game updated to support returning to play

Cricket clubs and leagues can now apply to two funding schemes designed to help them through the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.


Over the next couple of weeks, Somerset County Cricket Club will run a competition to find the South West’s official favourite recreational cricket ground!

Three Counties Statement: For players, volunteers and supporters of recreational cricket

Joint Statement from Gloucestershire, Somerset & Wiltshire Cricket Boards for players, volunteers and supporters of recreational cricket

Latest News from the Somerset Cricket Board

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Three things that we think will be of interest to you..

Return to play - playing survey

Return to play - player survey

We are hopeful for a return to cricket in the not so distant future and we want to hear from players who were planning on playing this year to help us get things right.

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Covid - 19 updates

The latest updates from Somerset Cricket Board regarding Covid-19 can be found here


Interim safeguarding measures

The ECB has released new information on safeguarding during the current lockdown period.


About Somerset Cricket Board

We are here to facilitate the playing of and improvement of recreational cricket in Somerset. This involves working in close partnership with many organisations and individuals as well delivering courses, programmes and projects. Our main areas of focus can be broken down into the following six categories:


Supporting and inspiring clubs and leagues is at the forefront of our operations.
Relevant web pages: Club Development, Youth Cricket, Adult Cricket, Associations


We run courses for volunteers at clubs to develop as well as coaching courses for children to enjoy and improve.
Relevant web pages: Education courses, Children’s coaching


We deliver Cricket for Good programmes to make a difference in the community.
Relevant web pages: Disability, Street Cricket


We run a significant schools coaching programme to inspire the next generation to say “Cricket is a sport for me”.
Relevant web pages: Schools

Performance Cricket

We deliver performance cricket programmes to boys, girls and women and support our county Disability sides too.
Relevant web pages: Performance cricket, Disability cricket


Our Associations support individuals who are critical to the running of the game.
Relevant web pages: Coaches, Groundsman’s, Umpires & Scorers.