THE ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO CRICKET GROUNDSMANSHIP
This online tool is a must have companion for club groundsmen everywhere, taking you through all aspects of the job with easy to use guidance and practical tips. Available to use on PC’s, tablets and smartphones—help will always be at hand!
For as long as cricket has been played, one of the most important factors responsible for the quality of play is the surface on which the match is played. We have lots of useful guidance for good management of your cricket surfaces.
ECB Pitch Consultant, Chris Wood, has worked with NatWest to provide a series of helpful video guides for recreational club groundsmen covering everything from marking out a pitch at the start of the season to putting the pitch to bed in the winter and general maintenance in-between.
ECB PITCH ADVISORY SCHEME
ECB provides a network of County Pitch Advisors across England and Wales. The County Pitch Advisors can offer expert advice and support in all areas of groundsmanship and pitch quality. Devon has four ECB pitch advisors located one in each region of the county to provide clubs with advice.
Become a member of the Grounds Management Association and join 1000s of other groundsman and ground staff in enjoying discounted courses, subscription to relevant publications and much more.
Level 1 Cricket Grounds Maintenance - (ONLINE COURSE)
A new online Level 1 module on Cricket Grounds Maintenance to allow you to gain an awareness and general understanding of the tasks involved in maintaining playing surfaces. The three modules are:
- Requirements of the groundsperson and pitch
- Maintenance activities (Equipment and Machinery)
- Safe use and storage (Materials)
Cost: £25.00 (Incl. VAT)
GROUNDSKEEPERS FACEBOOK GROUP
We now have a groundskeepers Facebook group where you can ask questions, share best practice, buy/sell equipment and generally discuss grounds maintenance. Join the Facebook group here.