Make your voice heard and share your perceptions and experiences of discrimination and inclusion in cricket.

What’s the culture of cricket like? Does everyone have the same opportunities to play, progress, coach or umpire, regardless of their gender, race, social class or anything else? Is anyone advantaged or disadvantaged because of who they are rather than how well they do?

The Independent Commission for Equity in Cricket has been mandated to look at issues of diversity, inclusion and equity in cricket, at all levels and in all roles.

We have commissioned Versiti, specialists in this field, to find out about the perceptions, expectations and lived experiences of people connected with cricket - in whatever capacity - and discover what hinders or helps inclusion and equity in the game. 

What this survey covers

This survey explores your experiences of diversity, inclusion, equity and sense of belonging in cricket. We will ask you questions about:
●      You and how you self-identify
●      Your involvement with cricket
●      Your views about, and lived experiences of, equity in the game of cricket
●      Your perceptions of leadership on diversity, inclusion and equity in cricket
●      Your suggestions on how to make the game more diverse, inclusive and equitable

We are keen to gather as many ‘stories’ or detailed descriptions of personal experiences that bring the issues to life. This is why the survey provides many options to describe your experiences in open-ended boxes. Please make use of them: your voices need to be heard.

We are also mindful that it can be upsetting to report experiences of discrimination. This is why we have commissioned experts to lead this project.
If there are themes where you have little to contribute, feel free to skip.  

Whether you are a recreational player or a professional, a volunteer, employee, coach, umpire, parent or a fan, we want to hear from you.

Please take part today.

How long will this survey take to complete?

It will take approximately 20 minutes, depending on your answers. Please answer in as much detail as possible to help us understand your experiences and suggestions for action.
How will my information be used?

Your responses will be used for research purposes only. All information collected will be managed in the strictest confidence, and in line with the Market Research Society (MRS) Code of Conduct and applicable Data Protection Law.  

Versiti will collect your personal data through this online survey and follow up sessions (if applicable) and will share anonymised reports and stories with the Independent Commission for Equity in Cricket.

For details of how Versiti collects, uses and shares your personal data, and your rights in relation to the personal data Versiti holds, please visit https://www.versiti.co/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/privacy_link.pdf.

If Versiti quote you in any report provided to the Independent Commission for Equity in Cricket (which may be published), Versiti will make sure that no one can identify you. 

For details of how the Independent Commission for Equity in Cricket collects, uses and shares your personal data, and your rights in relation to the personal data the Independent Commission for Equity in Cricket holds, please visit http://theicec.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/ICEC-Privacy-Notice.pdf.
At the end of the survey, we will ask those who are willing to take part in follow-up research for their contact details. These are strictly for recontact purposes and will be deleted within three months of the end of the research study.
Thank you for your help. We look forward to hearing your views on this important topic.

Cindy Butts
Chair of the Independent Commission for Equity in Cricket