The European Cricket Network, ECN, is a strong and rapidly growing platform to grow the game. The ECN digital platform provides live, high quality TV broadcasts, media content, news and statistics from all European cricket events. Just as importantly, the ECN is expanding on a daily basis as a committed community of people. The ECN is focussed on connecting fans, Federations, players, coaches, administrators, clubs, and national teams. The ECN prides itself in building relationships with people while also creating engaging digital content which entertains new and current cricket fans all over the world. The goal of the ECN is to elevate and promote cricket in Europe as fast as possible and inspire the next generation of players. We aim to achieve this by creating entertaining and engaging “cricketainment” to all corners of the globe with our ECN media partners.
TV Quality Broadcasted matches per year: +1,700
The European Cricket Championship, ECC, is the Euros of cricket, played by Europe's national teams with passion and pride at stake. The 122 match Men's Championship (ECC) is played day and night over four weeks in September-October each year and the 23 match Women's Championship (ECC-W) is played during the day over the course of one week in December. The ECC and ECC-W has fast become the highlight of Europe's international cricket calendar, with a prime time TV audience spanning the globe.
Men's Participating countries: 32
Women's Participating countries: 5
Men's Champions 2021: England XI
Men's Champions 2022: Netherlands XI
Men's Champions 2023: England XI
Women's Champions 2023: TBC
The European Cricket League, ECL, is the Champions League of European cricket. Played by European countries' domestic league club champions. The ECL brings all the domestic champions together in a Champions League format, providing the highest level of competition for European club cricket. The 109 match ECL runs over four weeks during March-April featuring day and night action, culminating in a moment which crowns Europe's champion of champions each year and is enjoyed by TV viewers at prime time across the world.
Participating champion clubs: 35
ECL19 Champions: V.O.C. Rotterdam (Netherlands)
ECL22 Champions: Pak I Care Badalona (Spain)
ECL23 Champions: Dreux CC (France)
The European Cricket Series, ECS, is known as the world’s largest TV broadcasted cricket product, with over 1,000 matches played per year. The ECS ignites competitive club cricket across Europe with events played in over 20 key countries during 12 months of the year. Matches are played both day and night to suit an enormous audience of global cricket lovers.
Participants: +600 clubs and +7,000 players
European Cricket Internationals, are both Mens (ECI) and Women’s (ECI-W) cricket events played over weekends by National teams throughout the year involving over 20 countries across Europe. Unearthing talent, raising the bar and developing rivalries, while capturing a huge Saturday-Sunday TV audience of international matches that lead into the annual European Cricket Championships for Mens (ECC) and Women’s (ECC-W).
Weekends per year: 16