Isle of Wight Cricket

September Cup Finals Day

This coming Sunday (26th Sept) will see the second September Cup Finals day at Newclose. This year sees the U13 do battle in the monring starting at 10am playing The Hundred format. Followed by the senior finalist who will play a 30 over a side game. The senior game will see Ryde playing Ventnor in a repeat of last years final, which was settled by a super over in Ryde's favour. The Under 1...

ECB Players Survey Is Open

This week the ECB released this year’s Cricket Playing Survey, giving everyone the chance to have their say and influence the future of cricket. It is the players and volunteers chance to have a say on the future of the game and give their opinion on what cricket they want to see in the future. Once again this year, the survey is incentivised, with those who complete it being added into a...

Defib Fund

The need for this equipment has been repeatedly highlighted by the frequency of tragic deaths due to cardiac arrest on and off the cricket field. Cricket grounds are, by their nature, usually remote sites away from hospitals and not in easy reach of emergency services. There is only a vital FIVE MINUTE period before permanent or irreversible damage can occur. A portable defibrillator can be the...


The County Grants Fund aims to support ECB affiliated Cricket Clubs to create welcoming environments, provide enhanced facilities and playing opportunities, and to tackle climate change.

Priority will be given to applications from Clubs that are actively engaged with ECB prog...

League and Cup Covid-19 Response

Dear League and Cup Teams

Now we have entered Step 4 of the Covid-19 Guidance we would like to clarify the way forward until the end of the season or until there is any other changes to the guidance. It is important that we continue to keep everyone safe. Therefore we are rec...

Covid 19 - Update 19th July

In England, as we move into Step 4 of the Government Road Map from 19 July 2021, we have produced the accompanying documents with headline information on what activities are permissible. The key focus is keep as many people enjoying the game as safely as possible.

1. Social distancing (1 m+) rule is removed

2. Group size restrictions indoors and outdoors are removed (includi...

Southern Vipers at Newclose

Watch a video of the Southern Vipers playing at Newport.

The Grassroots Cricket Awards

We are pleased to be able to share the categories for this year’s awards that celebrate our grassroots cricket volunteer superstars.

The ECB have created eight award categories that will allow each county/club to recognise and reward those in your area that have made an outstanding contribution to cricket this year, be it a young volunteer who has gone over and above or a club t...

MCC Tour is hit by Weather

Last week saw the MCC visit the Island for their annual tour, where they played three games (IWCB 1st XI, Ryde School and IWCB U18s). The weather caused havoc with the schedule as Mondays game against the Isle of Wight 1st XI was moved to Ryde School due to a waterlogged pitch at Ryde CC. Wednesday fixture against the IWCB U18s ended up at Ventnor CC due too Newclose's outfield still being ...

Women's and Girls Cricket Festival


What a great day on Sunday at the Isle of Wight Womens and Girl...

Upcoming fixtures

26th Sep IWCB 1st XI v Herefordshire Shanklin CC Friendly

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