The Dallas YMCA will be offering a Grassroots Cricket Program

Our Grassroots cricket program is offered in the fall, spring and summer seasons.  It consist of and 8 week program designed to teach the fundamentals of cricket in a fun and instructional way. Each week will consist of 1 practice (weeknight) and 1 modified practice/game Saturday. As the season progresses players will understand and master the fundamentals of cricket.

 2023 Summer Participants should register based on the calendar grade of Fall 2022 to end of Summer 2023 school year.


Meet our Coach- Jaafar Shahabuddin

Jaafar Shahabuddin is an International Cricket Council accredited Cricket Coach that has served as a Professional Player and Coach in North America and abroad. Having grown up in Coppell and climbed through the various levels of competitive cricket across North America, Jaafar is very passionate about building a platform that allows more youngsters in the community to participate in the sport, and to create an environment where the game can be enjoyed at all levels. 

Youth Grassroots Cricket



2024 Spring

2024 Summer

2023 Fall


Opens Jan 1



Late Registration:

I: Begins Mar 4 with $10 add'l late fee

II: Begins Apr 29 with $10 add'l late fee



Registration Ends:

Mar 11 - Spring I

May 6 - Spring II

June 15

Sep 10th


2nd to 8th


Jersey and participation medal included

Member: $125

Non-Member: $150

Member: $120

Non-Member: $150

Member: $150

Non-Member: $150

Season Begins*:

Mar 23 to May 11 Spring I

May 18 to Jul 6 Spring II

June 22 to Aug 10

Sep 23 to Nov 4

Game Days:

8 Saturdays

8:00 am to 9:15 am

7 Thurs & Sat

8:00 am to 8:30 am

7 Saturdays



One practice per week decided by volunteer coach

One practice per week decided by volunteer coach 

One practice per week decided by volunteer coach

*Dates may be subject to change

Game Location:  Wagon Wheel Practice Field - Cricket Pitch

Practice Location: Wagon Wheel Practice Field - Cricket Pitch

Friend/Coach requests are accepted on registration forms but are not guaranteed.  YMCA reserves the right to add  any player(s) to a roster if necessary.  

Coaches: Are volunteers that must register for a Criminal Background Check with Athlete Protection training. If you are interested in coaching please indicate so on your registration form and click on the link of Volunteer Coach on the left sidebar.

Cricket Youth League Registration

Adult Cricket League

Our Adult Cricket Program consist of and 10 weeks of practices. Each team receives a 4 hour time slot on the Coppell Cricket Pitch. Players must register individually but can request to play on a certain team.


Teams will receive a 4-hour slot to practice on the Cricket pitch in Coppell.


  • Teams must have 12 registered players.
  • Players registration cost: $75 members , $125 Non members
  • 75% of the team must be Coppell Residents
  • Teams are not allowed to rent or sublease their practice time slot.
  • Teams cannot run any event that has a registration or entry fee.
  • Teams are responsible for the removal of all trash and ensuring the field is clean after use.
  • Time slot may not be used as a game location for other cricket leagues or associations.

Failure to comply with the rules above will result in the forfeiture of your usage.


Cricket pitch will be assigned on a 11-week basis. All players must be registered and paid by the last day of registration.

Groups will be assigned a slot through a draft system. The draft order will be assigned by a random draw. Team captains will pick based on the available slots.


Once a group has a slot, they will have first right of refusal for the next season if they are registered and paid by the end of that registration.


2024 Fall

2025 Spring


Opens Jun 1

Opens Dec 1

Registration ends: - Mar



Member: $

Non-Member: $

Member: $

Non-Member: $

Season Begins*:

Sept - Dec

Mar  – May 

11 games


One practice per week 

One practice per week 


Practice Location: Wagon Wheel Practice Field - Cricket Pitch

Team requests are accepted on registration forms.  


Cricket Adult League Registration