Return to Activity in a Cricket Club Setting (Small Groups)


Please note message contains updated guidance from the guidance issued in mid May regarding use of nets and outfields. Specifically this updated guidance relates to the most recent announcements from Government permitting exercise in small groups (up to six individuals).

The purpose of these guidelines is to offer practical guidance to players and clubs on the steps they should take whilst undertaking recreational cricket activity and informal cricket activity in an outdoor environment given the current restrictions in place due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The key update in the guidance is the allowance of small group sizes (now up to six individuals), however a number of other subtle but important changes are listed throughout the document.

The below provides a summary of the latest guidance. Detailed guidance in relation to outdoor cricket activity can be found here.

Consistent with UK Government guidance, published on 1 June 2020 relating to the phased return of outdoor sport and recreation in England, the following applies to outdoor cricket: