What is the Entry Level Programme?

The ICC Entry Level Programme is an easy to deliver 8-week lesson plan which will introduce the fundamentals of batting, bowling and fielding as well as the basic rules of the game. It provides a fun first experience of cricket to participants new to the game.

Download the ELP Curriculum in one of 12 languages here

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Key Principles

The Entry Level Programme has been developed by leading educational and cricket experts with the main purpose of getting people active. It can be used by schools, clubs, communities and individuals. It is based on a number of key principles:

• A Fun First Experience for someone new to cricket
• An adaptable resource that you can adapt to suit your group (age, ability, space, time)
• A programme which is Facilitated not coached

Video Resources

We'll soon be sharing a number of videos to help you deliver the ELP if you are a coach, teacher or volunteer but in the meantime check out our catalogue of 'What is Cricket?' and 'Cricket Everywhere' videos for more helpful information