Clubs are urged to have their say on future of cricket
Cricketers throughout Wales are being urged to have their
say about the game in a major survey, which could win prizes for them and their
The England and Wales Cricket Board’s (ECB) National Playing
Survey closes in mid-July, and Cricket Wales is urging players and clubs to
respond promptly at
“We've had a great response to the survey so
far, but are keen to get more,” said Cricket Wales insight and innovation
officer Estyn Jones. “The survey is easy to complete online, and it gives us
vital information about attitudes to the sport – what’s good or bad - which
will help to shape its future.”
Last year’s survey showed that most respondents were
satisfied with the game, but there was a problem with retaining players aged
Cricket Wales is aiming for a much larger response this year to provide
more accurate data.
Thanks to support from Glamorgan CCC, the club with the most
responses will win 15 tickets for Glamorgan’s NatWest T20 Blast game against
Gloucestershire on July 25, with a VIP welcome and a signed bat presented on
For the three runner-up clubs, there will be 10 tickets each
to the same game, and for individuals there will be a draw for five pairs of
tickets to the England vs India Royal London One-Day International at the SWALEC
Stadium in August.
In addition, the ECB is offering shirts, signed bats and
England match tickets.