The ECB and The Institute of Groundsmanship’s Performance Quality Standards (PQS) have set standards a ground can be assessed against. 

What’s involved

The standards are Basic, Standard and High.

Timing of use

All year round, helping to ensure the best quality ground possible.

Effects of incorrect procedure

An inadequate cricket ground in terms of structural, presentation and playing quality.

Equipment needed

IOG Guidelines.

Practical Tips

Good groundsmanship and turf management skills contribute to the production of quality sports and amenity surfaces, making the best use of the available resources.