Online training available
With the last Season behind us we are already looking ahead to Season 2018 and what we will need. As ever umpires and scorers are in demand, there are just not enough of them to go around!
The ECB Association of Cricket Officials (ACO) are very aware of the lack of umpires and scorers and have launched some online umpire and scorer training for complete beginners or for those who want to improve their skills and knowledge.
The learning resources are completely free, all you have to do is register. There are two links below:
There is also an umpires course being run by the Sussex Association of Cricket Officials, details available at https://sussexcricket.co.uk/umpiring-scoring-aco
Without cricket officials there would be no cricket!