The Edmonton & District Cricket League (EDCL) was formed in 1901. EDCL is one of the oldest cricket league in North America. Over 100 year old clubs like the Edmonton Cricket Club (Founded 1882) and Strathcona Cricket Club (Founded 1883) are still participating in the league.
EDCL has grown many fold in past decade and now comprises of the following different formats of cricket.
- 40/50 Over Games – 36 teams across 4 Divisions in 2016
- T20 Games – 35 teams across 4 Divisions in 2016
- EDCL Junior Team
- EDCL Women’s Team
EDCL is affiliated to Alberta Cricket Association, who represents the EDCL and other Alberta cricket leagues to Cricket Canada. Cricket Canada in turn is affiliated with the ICC. A number of EDCL players have gone on to represent Canada at Senior Men, Senior Women and Junior level.
EDCL matches are held at Victoria Park, Millwoods, Castledowns, St. Albert, PUSHA and Red Deer Cricket Grounds.