County Cricket Stars Support Runs and Wickets for Change Campaign
11 county cricketers across six counties have signed up to raise funds for the charity through our Runs and Wickets for Change campaign to support disadvantaged and disabled young people throughout the UK.
When county cricket returns this weekend (1 August) the batsmen involved will be helping us by raising money with every run they score in the Bob Willis Trophy and T20 Blast during the shortened 2020 season. The bowlers will be replicating this fundraising for wicket taking, where you can donate to their fundraising per wicket taken in this year’s domestic competitions.
The cricketers listed below follow in the footsteps of England Test batsmen, Joe Denly and Zak Crawley, in supporting this new style of fundraising at a time when the charity’s activity has been hampered by Covid-19.
Batsmen: Tom Westley, Ryan Ten Doeschate, Sam Northeast, Gareth Berg, Luis Reece, David Lloyd, Kiran Carlson, Nick Browne and John Simpson
Bowlers: Jamie Porter, Aaron Beard, Gareth Berg, Michael Hogan and Joe Leach
You can sponsor each run scored, or wicket taken, for as little, or as much as you like – and you can cap the maximum amount you’d like to donate, while also choosing whether you donate for a single match, month or year.
All monies raised will go towards our cricket programmes which support some of the most marginalised and at-risk young people in the UK using sport and recreation to build links between communities and encouraging groups to play sport together.
For more information and to donate to your player/s of choice please click here.
You can also support the charity through social media, whether you can afford to donate or not, by sharing the above links and encouraging sign ups and tagging @lordstaverners.