Isle of Wight Cricket
13 September 2020. Porchfield v Carisbrooke High School Old Boys : CHS Old Boys beat Porchfield by 111 runs 27 September 2020. Ryde I v Ventnor I : Match drawn: Ryde won on super over by 6 runs 26 September 2020. Ryde v Shanklin & Godshill : Ryde beat Shanklin by 3 wickets 20 September 2019. Shanklin v Freshwater : Shanklin won by 6 wkts 20 September 2020. St Helens v Carisbrooke High School Old Boys : win for chob by 41 runs 20 September 2020. Porchfield v Ryde I : Ryde beat Porchfield by 6 wickets 20 September 2020. Ventnor I v Island Bakeries : Ventnor beat Island Bakeries by 9 wkts in September Cup 20 September 2020. Arreton U11 v Bembridge and St Helens U11s : Arreton won by 102 runs 18 September 2020. Ryde Rattlers U13s v East Cowes U13s : Ryde Rattlers U13s won by 4 runs 19 September 2020. Arreton U13s v Ryde A U13s : Ryde beat Arreton by 52 runs 12 September 2020. Ventnor U13s v East Cowes U13s : Ventnor won by 1 wicket 14 September 2020. East Cowes U11s v Ryde U11s : East Cowes won by 20 runs

Covid-19 update on cricket in England and Wales (Jan 4th)

This statement applies to changes in England following the Prime Minister’s announcement on 4 January of new national lockdown restrictions.

Wales continues to remain in a national lockdown since 20 December with all cricket activity suspended.

In England, ECB can confirm that unfortunately all indoor and outdoor privately owned cricket facilities will now need to close fo...

Isle of Wight Cricket Challenge - Goes Live

Sadly, here we are again. I was hopeful the IOW Cricket Challenge would be a 1 test wonder.

Happily though Kate Barton, the new Chair of IOW Cricket Board and her fellow directors have embraced the IOW Cricket Challenge and we now fall under the IWCB banner.

So firstly, please go and look at the IOW Cricket Challenge (IOWCC):

Icoachcricket - & on YouTube – Search ‘IOW cricket challenge’. A...

ECB Indoor Cricket Activity Guidance

Our latest update is aligned to the government advice as it stands on 7 December 2020 and includes the following principal differences from Update 2 issued last week:


a. The definition of U18 now includes those who were U18 on 31 August 2020, meaning that this now aligns with normal understanding of age groups in sport.


b. Coaches and match officials are not included in the count for group size restrictions.


c. T...

ECB unveils plans to host full summer of international cricket in 2021

Provisional schedule includes a five-Test series against India, with Sri Lanka and Pakistan also expected to visit in June and July

England Women plan to host South Africa and New Zealand
England Visually Impaired team expected to line up against Australia in August
Matches due to take place across England and Wales

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has today s...


The Isle of Wight Cricket Board AGM will be on the 7th December at 7pm.

The meeting will be run online

Nominations: Anyone wishing to stand as a director will need to find an affiliated club or association to propose them and another to second their nomination. Nominations need to come from the chair or secretary and emailed by them by the 23rd November to

COVID-19 Update

Further to our update yesterday, DCMS and Sport England have today released the clarification here on outdoor exercise.

DCMS and Sport England have confirmed that 1:1 coaching is permissible during lockdown in England in a public outdoor space as long as social distancing is maintained. 1:1 Coaching cannot take place with multiple people from one household.


Cricket Stops for Lockdown

As a result of the UK Government’s new national COVID-19 restrictions, and subject to Members of Parliament voting today and the publication of bespoke guidance from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport [DCMS], ECB understands all organised recreational cricket activity indoors and outdoors will be suspended from 5th November until 2nd December in England. Professional cricket that is classified as elite by the UK Government can continue as an exemption dur...

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2020/21 Winter Perforamnce Training

The first block of winter performance training gets under way on the week beginning the 9th November and will run for 6 weeks. We will be following the ECB indoor guidance and below you will find the risk assessment for the venue providers and our training provider risk assessment attached below.

We will be operating this winters training differently due to the Covid-19 pandemic so please read carefully the information below

Before Training Starts: -


ECB Indoor Cricket Activity Guidance & Risk Assessments

Guidance for Cricket Indoors – Due to the Governments Statement of 28th September, this has been paused, we are awaiting new guidance from DCMS and the ECB linked to the Rule of 6′.

The purpose of these guidelines is to offer practical guidance to venues, coaching providers and clubs on the steps they should take while undertaking cricket indoors. They should be read in conjunction with latest UK and Welsh Government regulations.  These guidelines...

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