First session of All Stars Cricket a success

This week saw the first All Stars cricket coaching session at Fordhouses Cricket Club. The club’s Director of Cricket, Chris Guest, was delighted with the turn out. “It was great to see so many young kids trying cricket for the first time, despite the rainy weather! I look forward to seeing them progress in the forthcoming weeks”.

All stra cricket at Fordhouses CC

All Stars Cricket is a new ECB initiative aimed at teaching 5-8 year old’s the basics of cricket. Courses will be starting at Fordhouses Cricket Club on Monday 22nd May from 5-6pm. To sign-up to the All Star Cricket course, please go to

During the 8-week course, children will meet new friends and learn all of the fundamental skills to play cricket. Our coaches will teach your children the following skills:

– How to throw and catch a ball
– How to hit a moving ball
– How to bowl with a straight arm
– The basic rules of cricket
– How to work as a team

We would also encourage parents to get involved. Mum and/or Dad are encouraged to stay for the hour long session and get involved.

The 8-week course costs £40 and includes an All Stars Cricket branded pack including a cricket bat, ball, shirt, cap, backpack and water bottle.

cricket pack fordhouses cricket club

To sign-up to the All Star Cricket course, please go to

For other junior coaching sessions at Fordhouses Cricket Club, please click here

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