Download this file (ECB-Managed-Migration-QAs-19-Jan-17.pdf)ECB-Managed-Migration-QAs-19-Jan-17.pdf375 kBFri 27th Jan 2017

It is advisable that all member clubs of league read the following, especially the final section: Sanctions and Penalties

All non EEA citizens will require prior permission (a visa) to come to the UK to participate in sport if they do not hold:

  • British passport (or is a spouse/ dependant of)
  • European passport (or is a spouse/ dependant of)
  • Ancestral visa

Most common visa types within Cricket are:

  • Tier 5 Creative & Sporting
  • Standard Visitor Visa
  • Non Visa Nationals (not an actual visa)
  • Tier 5 Youth Mobility
  • Tier 4 (Student)

The ECB are not registered immigration officials and cannot offer definitive advice. Our understanding of the immigration rules for each visa is:

Read more: Overseas Players & Managed Migration – Immigration Rules (Home Office) January 2017

Download this file (Helmet Guidance.pdf)Helmet Guidance.pdf300 kBSun 8th Jan 2017

The ECB has recently announced new helmet safety measures, which are being introduced with a view to reducing the risk of head and facial injuries within the game. The purpose of this brief note is to assist Leagues and Clubs at the recreational level to understand the key elements of these changes and what they mean.

The ECB have issued guidance and advice around concussion.

Please follow this link for more information:

Another round of courses are now available. Reminder to everyone that all coaches must renew their SYC every 3 years , although this can be done on line if you can provide , Date Of Birth, Postcode & ECB Coaches Association number to Graham Smith at Essex, who will allocate a registration number 

For all clubs that play League Cricket, whether you run a Junior Set Up or not, must have a qualified Child Welfare Officer (CWO). Part of the process is to attend one of the CWO courses and again must be renewed every 3 years.