Lucky thirteen in Hamburg – ICC Coaches Award

Coaching course Hamburg April 2015From April 10-12, a baker’s dozen of coaches committed and dedicated to developing cricket in Germany, converged on Hamburg from as far afield as Bremen, Hannover and Berlin to complete the ICC Coaches Award course.

Under the expert guidance of ECB/ICC tutor Dave Gelling, the participants were taken through a range of demonstrations, drills and games for batting, bowling, fielding and wicket-keeping. Dave also highlighted important aspects of coaching related to the technical, tactical, physical and mental elements of cricket. Weiterlesen

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2015 Wintech Bundesliga set to begin across Germany

Bundesliga-LogoThe wait is finally over! After a long and hard winter, this season’s Wintech Bundesliga cricket competition is set to begin this weekend in various cities across Germany.

In Offenbach, OCC will play Frankfurt Cricket Club on Saturday in the first of many games in the busy Bundesliga-Mitte region this weekend. The Offenbach team will go into the match as slight favourites, after finishing runners-up in last year’s DCB Vereinspokal (T20 Championship).  Weiterlesen

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New coaches: Bonn hosts ICC Europe Coach Award course

Coaching course Bonn April 2015Last Easter weekend saw 14 up-and-coming coaches take part in a two-and-a-half day course in the North-Rhine Westphalia city of Bonn. Experienced tutor Dave Gelling (pictured back right) from ECB/ICC came over from England to run the course.

Participants learned about the finer details of how to coach bowling actions and various batting strokes, as well as wicketkeeping and fielding. At the end of the course, each participant ran their own short coaching session for the rest of the group. Weiterlesen

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More qualified ECB Level 1 umpires in NRW

UmpiresThe second ECB Level 1 umpires course in Germany this spring  took place in Cologne last week with ECB umpire tutor Ken Amos. The three day course into all aspects of umpiring and the laws of the game was a huge success and a great learning eyperience for all those who took part.

The newly qualified umpires will join those already with the qualification in NRW in forming a panel of umpires who will umpire in the Bundesliga and Regionalliga West which is run by the Westdeutscher Cricket Verband. Weiterlesen

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Kajnok sponsert DCB Damen Bundesliga

KajnokDer DCB ist stolz mitteilen zu können, dass es dieses Jahr auch erstmals einen Sponsor für die DCB Damen Bundesliga geben wird.

Die Firma Duo-Trade GmbH mit ihrem Produkt „Kajnok“ spricht vor allem Frauen an und ist daher ein optimaler Unterstützer der neuen „Kajnok DCB Damen Bundesliga“.

Weitere Informationen zu den Produkten des neuen Sponsors gibt es unter
Der DCB freut sich auf eine gute Zusammenarbeit mit dem „damengeführten“ Unternehmen unter der Leitung von Geschäftsführerin Sonja Zuber.

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Youth season starts in Hessen with 12 teams in U16 league

HCVThis weekend will see the Hessen U16 league start with an incredible 12 Teams taking part in a season long league structure that is the climax of some amazing youth development over recent years.

At a meeting in Frankfurt a few weeks ago between the regional HCV board and DCB General Manager Brian Mantle, a league structure was set up for a record eight teams, but the resonance from the Frankfurt based clubs has been so great that the HCV youth officer Jawed Khan has been able to expand this to 12 teams, making this the biggest youth league in German cricket. Weiterlesen

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Twenty20 Cricket Company to sponsor Germany U19 team in 2015

T20UK-based Twenty20 Cricket Company will be extending their partnership with cricket in Germany by sponsoring their Under 19 team for the 2015 season.

The announcement with the Deutscher Cricket Bund (DCB) in Germany is set to continue the excellent partnership between both organisations which has seen cricket in Germany continue to develop and flourish in recent years. Weiterlesen

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Am 22.03.2015 ist Meldeschluss für die Spielermeldung

Ausweis_Muster_MitgliedDie Cricket Saison 2015 beginnt in weniger als einem Monat. Wie in jeder Saison sind die am DCB-Spielbetrieb beteiligten Vereine dazu verpflichtet ihre Spieler beim DCB und dem jeweiligen Landes- bzw. Regionalverband zu melden.

Für diese Saison gibt es eine Neuerung und zwar wird ein national einheitlicher Spielerpass ausgestellt und die Spielermeldung zentral beim DCB verwaltet. Weiterlesen

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Sixteen newly qualified umpires in Berlin

BerlinLast weekend saw ECB Umpire tutor Ray Holyer travel to Berlin to run an ECB Level 1 umpires’ course with sixteen participants from the East German clubs.

We are happy to say that all participants passed the examination with flying colours, leading Ray Holyer to say that it was the best course he had held in Europe. The umpires will now gain experience in this season’s DCB Wintech Bundesliga Ost and Regionalliga Ost which all starts in a few weeks time.

Further umpires courses are planned for Cologne this weekend and Frankfurt in early April.

If you are interested please contact DCB Umpires Officer Vignaesh Sankaran by mail (


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Entries open for Dresden Corporate 6s tournament

Dresden Corporate 6s - 2015After the success of their recent indoor tournament in February, the Rugby Cricket Dresden club is already planning this year’s “Dresden Corporate 6s”. Set to take place on April 18, the event puts the emphasis on fun and participation, rather than league-level cricket. The day will also involve a Street20 demonstration.

After enthusiastic participation from 10 teams in the one-day competition last year, the club is now calling for entries up until the end of March. If you’d like to get your team involved in the six-a-side tournament, then now is the time to get in touch. Weiterlesen

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