European Cricket Network (ECN) brings cricket to English soil with the inaugural ECS England at the beautiful Raynes Park Sports Ground in Wimbledon from 27th May to 31st May. Six top teams, including ECL24 champions Hornchurch, will compete for glory in this historic event.

European Cricket Arrives on English Shores With ECS England

European Cricket Network (ECN) is thrilled to announce the inaugural edition of the ECS England, set to take place at the Raynes Park Sports Ground in Wimbledon from 27th May to 31st May. This marks the first time European Cricket will grace English soil, and the excitement is palpable.

The tournament will feature six formidable teams, including the hosts Wimbledon and the ECL24 Champions Hornchurch, both of whom recently showcased their talent in the ECL24 as England's representatives. Their clash promises to reignite a fierce rivalry, adding an extra layer of anticipation to the event.

Joining them are Tunbridge Wells, who proudly represented England in the ECL22, finishing as runners-up. Spencer, local rivals of Wimbledon, will also be vying for glory, bringing their competitive spirit to the forefront. Twickenham, known for their strong cricketing pedigree, adds further depth to the competition. Finally, the National Counties Cricket Association (NCCA), two-time European Cricket Championship winners (2021 and 2023), will make their mark directly on Finals Day, having earned an automatic qualification.

The format will see the other five teams battling it out in league games, with the top three teams advancing to the Finals Day. With all teams showcasing exceptional talent and capability, the tournament is set to be fiercely contested, offering cricket fans a spectacle to remember.

Wimbledon, synonymous with the prestigious Tennis Grand Slam, adds an iconic backdrop to the tournament. The Raynes Park Sports Ground, located just a short drive from the famed All England Club, will serve as the perfect venue for this historic event. The rich sporting heritage of Wimbledon, coupled with the high-octane cricket action, promises to create an unforgettable experience for players and spectators alike.

As ECN brings European Cricket to England for the first time, the anticipation for ECS England is at an all-time high. With each team eager to etch their name in history as the first-ever winners, the stage is set for a spectacular display of cricketing excellence. Let the games begin!