- ECB sets out formal response to Icec report on discrimination
- Chairman repeats ‘apology to those we have let down’
Access to cricket in state schools is “a real problem”, the chief executive of the game in England and Wales has acknowledged, as he set out the game’s initial plans to tackle the systemic discrimination identified by an independent commission.
Reiterating his aim that cricket should become “the most inclusive sport in England and Wales”, Richard Gould, the chief executive of the ECB, announced a host of wide-ranging measures – including changes to governance, education, funding and regulation – that aim to meet the 147 recommendations made by in a report by the Independent Commission for Equity in Cricket (Icec) in June.
Written by Emma John
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2023/sep/25/access-to-cricket-state-schools-england-wales-ecb-icec-report under the title “Access to cricket in state schools in England and Wales ‘a real problem’”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.