After checking with the ECB, clubs may also be asked to consult the Home Office at Home Office BusinessHelpdesk@homeoffice.gsi.gov.uk - markFAO Sports Policy Unit, because of the issues below;
• Is playing cricket or the playing of cricket been their main reason for coming to the UK? • Is or has an agent being/been used? • Is airfare being paid for/ has it previously been paid for by someone other than the individual? • Is accommodation being paid for/ has it previously been paid for by the/a cricket club? • Are they being/ have they been paid to provide any service to the club? (This could include bar work, groundsman duties, coaching or playing) • Have they been to the UK to play cricket previously?