Glamorgan County Cricket Club launches Youth Cricket App with Cricket AllRounder

5 Jul 2024 | Community

Glamorgan County Cricket Club is proud to announce the launch of an innovative new app in partnership with Cricket AllRounder, designed to inspire and develop young cricketers. Glamorgan is the first county to introduce this cutting-edge technology, underscoring its commitment to advancing cricket in Wales.

The Cricket AllRounder app features 96 interactive challenges that cover all aspects of cricket, including batting, bowling, and fielding, with a strong focus on individual player development. Additionally, it offers exclusive coaching sessions from Glamorgan County Cricket Club players, providing expert advice to educate and excite the next generation of cricketers. Key features include a leaderboard, a player profile page where users can upload their training videos, and a 'cricket at home' section, ensuring accessibility for all users regardless of environment, age, gender, or skill level.

Steve Crane, Managing Director of Cricket AllRounder said, "We are thrilled to partner with Glamorgan County Cricket Club to support their community initiatives and advance cricket in Wales. This collaboration aims to instil a lifelong passion for cricket in users and encourage them to become part of the Glamorgan family."

Ed Rice, Head of Commercial at Glamorgan County Cricket Club, added, “By partnering with Cricket AllRounder for the launch of this app, we’re excited about offering players of all ages a user-friendly platform for skill development. Our goal is to inspire more children to discover and stay engaged with cricket, regardless of their background or access to coaching and facilities.”

As the first county to adopt this technology, Glamorgan County Cricket Club and Cricket AllRounder, aim to encourage more children across Wales to play cricket, whether they are current players or new to the game. This partnership will not only broaden the app’s reach but help create a positive impact throughout the community.

The Cricket AllRounder app is available for free download on both Apple and Android stores.