Super 1s gives young people with a disability the chance to play regular competitive cricket while improving confidence and independence.
Discover Super 1s
- Super 1s gives young people with a disability aged 12-25 the chance to play regular, competitive cricket.
- Community cricket hubs allow participants the chance to receive coaching, compete against their peers and enjoy the benefits of playing sport.
- We celebrate the development that can be made by young people living with disabilities involved with Super 1s through our annual Inspire Awards.
- Our Super 1s competition gives participants a real sense of achievement, with many county and regional finals being held at iconic cricketing venues including Edgbaston, Emirates Old Trafford and Lord’s.
Our Super 1s Impact
Watch this video to see how young people with disabilities are being empowered through inclusive cricket environments.
How does it help young people?
- Provides young people with a chance to realise their potential, both on and off the pitch.
- Improves participants physical and mental well-being.
- Combats loneliness by taking part in regular competitive sport.
- Gives a sense of belonging as they make friends and gain skills for life such as confidence and independence.
- Engagement in a variety of workshops allows crucial life-skills to be learnt.
- Progression for young people from participant to role model, whether as a player, coach or volunteer.
Find Super 1s Near You
Markers are grouped by county, please click the one nearest to your location for more information about hubs and who to contact.
"It just proves that anything is possible in life"
This is Jonny.
England Learning Disability cricketer, Ashes winner, Super 1s coach.
By providing positive role models, Super 1s helps empower disabled young people like Freddie to fulfil their potential.
Our Super 1s programme has allowed young people to interact with others and play a sport that they wouldn't otherwise have been able to participate in.
Improving Future Prospects
With the help of partners and volunteers, we can provide workshops to help participants learn crucial life skills. Watch this video to see what happened when some of our participants visited the Berkeley Group offices for an employability workshop.
Opportunities in disability cricket
To find out more about all the different ways you can get involved in disability cricket, download the ECB Disability Cricket Pathway Booklet here for more information.
To find out more about Super 1s please contact your local county cricket board or email our Disability Cricket Programme Managers:
Find out how you can get involved in Super 1s and support the work of our national disability cricket programme