Cricket

National Finals Day at Lord’s Cricket Ground
Sunday 12th May 2024

Regional tournaments
Park Avenue Cricket Ground, BRADFORD – Saturday 27th April
The Trafford Cricket Centre, MANCHESTER – Saturday 27th April
BIRMINGHAM – Sunday 28th April
Leyton Sports Ground, LONDON – Saturday 11th May

Welcome to The Eman Cup, a national inter-Madrassah cricket competition supported by the ECB!

We are thrilled to announce this exciting opportunity for students aged 8 to 11 from Madrassahs across the UK. This competition aims to foster a love for cricket, promote teamwork and provide a platform for young talents to shine.

The tournament will be held in Birmingham, Bradford, London and Manchester. Madrassahs can choose the most suitable regional tournament to participate in.

  • Each region will host a 10-team tournament 
  • Teams will be divided into two groups of 5.
  • Each team will play four matches in its group.
  • The winners of the two groups will face off in the final
  • The regional champions will proceed to the National Finals Day.

BRADFORD VENUE

Park Avenue Cricket Ground
78 Canterbury Ave
Bradford
BD5 0PY

LONDON VENUE

Leyton Sports Ground
Crawley Road
Leyton
E10 6PY

MANCHESTER VENUE

The Trafford Cricket Centre
Talbot Rd
Old Trafford
Stretford
M16 0PX

Mark your calendars for this spring, as the regional tournaments will take place on weekends in April and May. The grand finale will be held in May at the home of cricket – Lord’s Cricket Ground, London.

FREE ENTRY

We encourage both boys and girls aged 8 to 11 to take part in this exhilarating event. The best part? It is completely free to enter! Not only will participating Madrassahs have the opportunity to showcase their cricket skills, but they will also receive free kit and equipment courtesy of the ECB. Additionally, the ECB will provide free training to staff and volunteers, equipping them with the necessary coaching skills to nurture young cricketers.

REGISTER NOW

To register your Madrassah for the competition, simply click the button above and complete the online form. Once the registration is complete, we will be in touch with you to confirm your entry.

Don’t miss out on this incredible chance to be a part of the The Eman Cup. Let’s come together, celebrate the spirit of cricket and witness the next generation of cricketing talent unfold on the field!

Key FAQs for the Eman Cup:

What is the Eman Cup?

A national inter-Madrassah cricket competition for Madrassah students aged 8 to 11, supported by the ECB, aimed at fostering a love for cricket, promoting teamwork, and showcasing young talents managed by Faith Associates.

What are the dates and venues for the regional tournaments?

Regional tournaments are scheduled for late April and early May in

  • Bradford – 27th April
  • Manchester – 27th April
  • Birmingham – 28th April
  • London – 11th May

National Finals Day on 12th May 2024 at Lord’s Cricket Ground, London.

How and when can we register?

Registration is online through the provided “Register Now” link. It’s essential to complete the registration by the deadline mentioned in the announcement.

Registration link : https://lnkd.in/ea-6caN5

Who is eligible to participate?

Boys and girls aged 8 to 11 enrolled in Madrassahs across the UK.

Can parents and coaches be involved?

Yes – ECB and Faith Associates are actively providing training and support for organisations and individuals to be actively involved in the Eman Cup and other grassroots initiatives. We are actively looking for volunteers

Is there a registration fee?

No, the tournament is free to enter. Participating teams will also receive free cricket kits and equipment courtesy of the ECB.

Who can I contact for more information?

For further details, participants should contact the organizers through the information provided in the registration form or the announcement.

How will the tournament be structured?

The tournament features regional competitions leading to a National Finals Day. Each regional tournament hosts 10 teams divided into two groups, with winners advancing through to the finals.

Who is managing the tournament?

Faith Associates is managing the programme. Its part of the Beacon Mosques initiatives in raising the quality and standards of Mosques and Madrassah with improving diversity and inclusion in sports

Its also looking to help in the grassroots development of sports and recreational activities in partnership with governing bodies

Its also part of Faith Associates drive in the “Strive sports” and “active Sunnah” arena, helping organisations and individuals get actively involved in structured play and developing talent

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