What is a Cricket Development Group (CDG)?
A Cricket Development Groups is a group of people who come together to share time and energy and take an ACTIVE part in the development of cricket in their local area.
The CDG is overseen by the Borough Cricket Development Co-ordinator (CDC), if applicable, or via the Cricket Partnership* if a CDC doesn't exist in their Borough.
Who could be involved in CDGs?
- Cricket Development Co-ordinator (where applicable)
- Cricket Club Representative
- Junior Team Managers
- District Team Managers
- Cricket Coaches
- Local School Teachers & School Sports Association
- Umpires & Scorers
- County Sports Partnerships
- Local Leagues
- Local Authority Sports Development Officers
Aim of CDGs?
“To improve the standard of cricket within the Borough by producing and co-ordinating a Borough Cricket Development Plan and sharing good practice, resources and ideas”
Lancashire Cricket Board
* Cricket Partnerships in Lancahire are overseen by the LCB Head of Development. These groups are divided into 3 areas or Cricket Parnterships, specifically being Greater Manchester, Lancashire and Merseyside & South West Lancashire. The groups bring together Cricket Development Group Chairpersons from the area, plus representitives from the Lancashire Schools Cricket Association, LCB Association of Cricket Officials, LCB Groundsman's Association, LCB Coaches Association and County Welfare Officer. The purpose of the Cricket Partnerships is to bring all key stakeholders together to oversee cricket development and disseminate information for the area.