European Cricket League (ECL) is proud to announce that the Hellenic Cricket Federation has signed a long-term partnership ensuring that the Greek domestic champion club in 2021 will be invited to ECL22 - the Champions League of European cricket.
“The passion, dedication and expertise that Joseph Nikitas and his team at the Hellenic Cricket Federation have brought to European cricket in recent years has been impressive,” said Daniel Weston, Founder of the European Cricket League.
“By inviting the Champion club from Greece to compete in the ECL, it will rapidly elevate the sport at domestic level, encourage cricketers new and old to the sport and further grow the community of cricket fans in the country.
“From next season, every club in Greece has a pathway to compete to become the “Kings of European cricket.
President of Hellenic Cricket Federation, Joseph Nikitas, said: "The Hellenic Cricket Federation is delighted to enter into a partnership with the ECL which will considerably enhance the ongoing development process of cricket in Greece.
“The agreement will increase opportunities for clubs, players and umpires, and further boost the quality and awareness of Greek cricket. We very much look forward to working alongside the ECL family.”
Following the postponement of ECL20 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the second staging of the European Cricket League - ECL21 - will now take place from May 30 to June 6, 2021, with 16 champion teams - spread over eight days of exciting fast-paced T10 action at La Manga Club in Spain.