LCB supports the development of cricket in areas such as women & girls, disabilities, MEC and schools. CDMs and their staff assist delivery of programmes in these areas.
Women & Girls Cricket
The Lancashire Cricket Board (LCB) work closely with the Lancashire Girls’ District Cricket Partnership (LGDCP) – Junior Girls Cricket and Lancashire Women’s Cricket Association (LWCA)-Senior Women’s Cricket for the development of women and girls cricket within the County. Its aim is to give all women and girls the opportunity to play cricket and provide a clear pathway to enable them to represent ultimately the County.
LCB's disability activities come under the LCB's Lancashire Disabilities Cricket Development Group. It is through this group that all aspects of the County Disabilities Plan are reported, from local schools coaching programmes, the Chance to Shine Disabilities Programme, club development, coach education and the County Hardball and Softball squad. Matters relating to the International Disability Teams, England MLD Squad, England Deaf Squad, England Blind Squad, British Association for Cricketers with Disabilities (BACD) Regional Physical Disabilities Tournaments are also reported at this group.
Minority Ethnic Community Cricket
To discuss any matters regarding development of cricket within Minority Ethnic Communities please contact Rudra Singh (Cricket Development Manager) on 07764 922841 or [email protected].
Nationally the ECB have an Equity Policy under the 'One Game' ethos that all County Cricket Boards have adopted in its entirity including racial equality in cricket. This information can be accessed from: http://www.ecb.co.uk/ecb/one-game/anti-racism/.
Schools are the starting point for the LCB in its player pathway. Delivery of cricket in schools vital and enables children access the sport in the hope they would want to contimue playing it at a club. The Lancashire Schools Cricket Association (LSCA) is a group that works under the LCB umbrella to deliver schools competitions throughout Lancashire.
Cricket Development Managers (CDMs)
The 3 Lancashire Cricket Development Managers form part of the nationwide development network, set up to administer the growth of the game. CDMs along with other staff are available to provide help and advice on all aspects of cricket.
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