Chance to Shine urges cricket to tackle ‘postcode lottery’

Laura Cordingley, head of leading cricket charity Chance to Shine, has called on the professional game to look beyond its traditional pathways and tackle the “postcode lottery” that holds some young talent back.

As chief executive of Chance to Shine, Cordingley oversees a network that brings the sport to state schools and some of the poorest areas in the country with a reach of almost 600,000 children annually.

It is a long-term partner of the England and Wales Cricket Board, which has increased its financial support by £200,000 per year as part of its response to the damning ICEC equit…

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