Scorer Courses

We host a wide range of courses throughout the winter months for scorers at all levels. Please come back to this page soon to find out the dates of courses during 2017/8 and to learn how to book a place.

In the meantime, the ECBACO has released an online course for scorers called 'Club Scorer Online'. The course is free and is for everyone - beginners, kids and existing scorers.

In February 2018, Pay-Cricket Scorer Pro will be made available. Details of the software package can be found below. Watch this space for further details!

Club Scorer Online

The ECBACO has released an online course for scorers. The course is free and is for everyone - beginners, kids and existing scorers. To enroll on the course, click on the link below and follow the instructions.

Click here for Online Scorer Course

If you would like more information about how to become a scorer in Middlesex, please contact either Mark Williams or scorers.mcbaco@middlesexccc.com

Play-Cricket Scorer Pro

ECB is delighted to bring free software for laptop scoring to recreational cricket and the professional game ahead of the 2018 season. Play-Cricket Scorer Pro, a professional digital scoring product, is a fabulous addition to the Play-Cricket family that brings laptop scoring with analysis capability for the dedicated scorer. Bringing a complete scoring package for the first class and recreational cricket game. It’s powered by NV interactive, with over 10 years’ experience in scoring, and providers of both digital scoring for the NZ cricket team and data and analysis for the High Performance team in Loughborough and 18 First Class Counties.


Key features of Scorer Pro include:

     •     Live scoring on a laptop (including Apple Macs via parallel software)

     •     Offline working

     •     An analytics engine and advanced stats wizard

     •     Integration with LED scoreboards and replay screens, websites and social media.

You will be able to access a club's Play-Cricket database of players and teams, use pitch maps, keyboard shortcuts, easy editing and undo, and configure the setup to meet your own needs and preferences.

Score a game using the new laws of cricket, with only one click to score a ball.

However, we're not stopping there - beyond spring 2018 we'll continue developing Scorer Pro with the scoring community to make sure we have the best possible scoring product available.

The ECB is currently working extensively with a group of the country's most experienced scorers from the ECB ACO's Scorers Committee to fine tune the product ready for the 2018 season. Every other scorer, club or league will be able to test the product themselves from the end of February.

As always, customer queries will be supported via the Play-Cricket Helpdesk, and further training will be available in due course. Further information about Play-Cricket Scorer Pro will be added to www.ecb.co.uk/play-cricket.