Out4Cricket and NBCC Partnership

Out4Cricket (@out4cricket) and No Boundaries Cricket Club (@nbcccic) are pleased to announce a partnership to work together to make cricket more inclusive, diverse and welcoming. Out4Cricket work with and support …

NBCC Club Partnership Mersey Rose Recreationals

We are delighted that Mersey Rose Recreationals CC (@merseyrose) have decided to continue their development journey by becoming a NBCC Club Partner. NBCC and MRCC share a very similar vision: …

NEXX Partnership

When we announced our plans to develop a Women and Girls’ team we had a number of partners in mind and without doubt the UK’s only female specific brand, NEXX …

NBCC Club Partnerships

The challenges and responsibilities facing club cricket are significant, and meeting these challenges and responsibilities is not going to be easy for many clubs. A fundamental change is required: retaining …

Cricket Scotland SACA Partnership

This is great to see, congratulations to all involved. Cricket Scotland has today announced a ground-breaking partnership with the South Asian Cricket Academy (SACA) to tackle inequalities and increase British …

NBCC partners with #HerGameToo

Having written before about #HerGameToo it will (hopefully) be no surprise that we have signed up as a Grassroots Partner to support their campaign against sexism in Sport. Who Are …

The Cricket Kindness Project Partnership

We have long been friends, supporters and admirers of The Cricket Kindness Project and the amazing lady behind it, Tamara Lowe so we are doubly excited to announce that not …

Birmingham Unicorns Update

As we are no longer partnering or working with Birmingham Unicorns we wanted to put some why, when and what to the inevitable questions which arise from these situations. The …

LGBTQ+ Team Captain Darrell Butler

We are delighted that Darrell is taking on the role of Captain of our new NBCC LGBTQ+ Team, as he now embraces the challenge of taking his personal development as …

NBCC Ambassador Melinda Farrell

Melinda Farrell (@melindafarrell) has joined NBCC as an Ambassador (Woman and Girls’ Cricket). Having written passionately about the issue of periods in cricket we are delighted she is joining our …

ECB and Women in Sport Coaching Research

As part of ECB and Metro Bank’s partnership, a Women’s and Girl’s Fund is being developed to help triple the number of girls’ cricket teams by the end of 2026. The …

New Womens and Girls’ Kit Has Landed

Have yet to see the kit in person, but have received the photos and wow! HUGE thanks to NEXX Cricket (@nexxcricket), Lacuna Sports (@lacunasportsuk), and Fab Little Bag (@FabLittleBag) for their support, and to Sue Strachan …

NBCC Womens and Girls’ Team

Delighted to formally announce that we have set up the NBCC Women and Girls Team with the support of leading female focussed brands NEXX Cricket (@nexxcricket), Lacuna Sports (@lacunasportsuk), and …

Birmingham Unicorns 2024

Really looking forward to not only continuing our partnership with the Birmingham Unicorns (@bhamunicorns) in 2024, but also to expanding it as they continue to grow both on and off …

240414 Birmingham Unicorns

Postponed due to ground nit being ready in tine. A pre season game between Birmingham Unicorns and NBCC. Date Sunday 14th April 2024 Venue Church Eaton Cricket Club 92 High …

Use of Video

There is a lot of coaching equipment available these days, most of it very reasonably priced, and it is well worth you and buddy/training partner looking to invest in some, …

Indoor Cricket

I have never understood why Indoor Cricket isn’t a larger part of the Coaches ‘tool bag’, or indeed clubs don’t use it more than ‘traditional nets’. Yes. It can be …

Development Cricket Structure

No doubt over the winter many clubs will be discussing, developing and fine tuning their approach to Development Cricket, and it will be the same here at NBCC, only as …

Coaching Structure

Another topic touched on by Chris on his personal blog and one that should be read alongside the Development Cricket post. Think the first thing to say is that if …