The ECB has launched an online course to enable players and aspiring umpires alike to gain the stage one qualification in umpiring via an online course. Essex cricket have now set up a league to encourage clubs to get their members involved.
The current lock down gives many of us the opportunity to improve various skills so why not give umpiring a go. Several club members have actually attended a stage one course and it's an excellent way to help players understand the principles of umpiring.
To get involved click HERE and follow the instructions.