Download the new TS4 document - Recommended Guidelines for the construction, preparation and maintenance of cricket pitches and outfields at all levels of the game.
Successful Management of Dual Use Cricket and football sites
THE ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO CRICKET GROUNDSMANSHIP
This new 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 thanks to its responsive design — help will always be at hand!
GUIDELINES FOR ROLLING IN CRICKET
The guidelines are the result of four years of research by Cranfield’s Centre for Sports Surface Technology commissioned by the ECB, which aimed to develop a scientific understanding of the rolling of cricket pitches in order to optimise pitch preparation. The research marks a significant shift from current practice and understanding in cricket.
PITCH DOCTOR (Essential Guide To Cricket Groundsmanship)
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.
List of Videos available
Introduction to Site
Pitch Repair 1 & 2
Pest and Disease Control
Pitch End Repairs 1 & 2
Winter Maintenance of the Square 1 & 2
Squaring the Square
Mowing a Pitch
Marking a pitch
Creating a Pitch Plan
Equipment Maintenance and Repair 1 & 2
Successful Management of Dual Use Cricket and Football sites
IOG – Institute of Groundsmanship
IOG regularly run training courses covering a range of turf maintenance and management issues for cricket groundsmen