Disability Squad

Cheshire Cricket Board

Disability Squad

The Cheshire disability squad plays in Hardball D40 and Incrediball Super 9s national championships.

  • Physical Disabilities
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Hearing Impairment

Disability Squad Contact Chris Edwards 

History

  • Formed in 2000 in conjunction with Cheshire Cricket Board
  • National Incrediball League 2000 – 2005
  • Reached finals in 2005 at Southampton Ageas Bowl - Incrediball runners up
  • Two Cheshire players represented England MLDs first ever tour to South Africa and also in England in 2007
  • Entered first season Hardball 2006
  • Two Teams entered for first time in County Championship hardball and softball
  • Won First Incrediball Title in 2007
  • Won Hardball County Championship 3 years running in 2008, 2009, 2010
  • A 3rd Player went on to represent England MLD in Australia in 2009 and is now the Current Captain
  • Runners up in hardball in 2011
  • 2012 saw 3 Cheshire Players represent England PD squad in their first ever tour to Dubai to play Pakistan.
  • Nine players from Cheshire have represented England and England Lions at MLD and PD LEVEL
  • New structure in 2013 to standardise disability cricket
  • Continuing development of Hardball cricket in Cheshire 2012 – 2015
  • A 4th Cheshire player went on to represent England MLD in series in Cheshire in 2017
  • 3 players currently (2021) in England set up
  • League structure reformed 2015 – 2020
  • Squad went back to just Incrediball team for 2019 season due to falling numbers - young and experience players throughout the restructure
  • The introduction of Hearing Impairment players into ECB disability leagues from 2021
  • Hardball and Super9s Incrediball team entered for 2021 ECB National Championships.
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