Longstanding supporter of cricket in Wales, Thomas Carroll Group plc has been named as the new sponsor of the South East Wales Cricket league.

Thomas Carroll, Wales’ largest independent provider of insurance broking, financial planning and health and safety, has become title sponsor for the newly-formed league.

Jonathan Wellington, Chairman of the South East Wales Cricket League said: “It is important for cricket throughout Wales that the game is supported at community level. Thomas Carroll’s sponsorship is fantastic for the league and will help encourage the grass roots development of the game.”

Dougie Spencer, Thomas Carroll account executive, said: “We have enjoyed supporting Welsh cricket for years; it is all about putting something back into the local communities that have been so loyal to us.

"We are excited to expand our sponsorship with the South East Wales Cricket League and are looking forward to working with the clubs, members and local cricket talent during the season.”

John Moore, chairman at Thomas Carroll Group plc, has a Lifetime Achievement Award for his dedication to cricket in Wales. The award was granted in 2013 by the sport’s governing body, Cricket Wales. Thomas Carroll currently sponsor the South Wales Premiere Cricket League.