Chance To Shine

Sports-mad youngsters start a game of cricket on the tube

Tube passengers were stumped when two teams of sports-mad youngsters leapt on a carriage and started a game of CRICKET.
11 September 2019

Sussex CCC's Jofra Archer & Danny Briggs Join in Street Cricket

Sussex cricketers, Jofra Archer and Danny Briggs used a break in their busy winter schedules to take part in Sussex Cricket Foundation’s (SCF) Chance to Shine Street Cricket project last week.
15 March 2019

Heather Knight launches ICC's Cricket for Good School Resource

As a part of the International Cricket Council's campaign to inspire young girls and boys to take up the game, England Women's team captain Heather Knight launched Cricket for Good banner during her visit to Hague Primary School in East London.
15 May 2017

Inner-city cricket heroes recognised at Chance To Shine Street awards

Inner-city cricket heroes from participants to coaches and volunteers were recognised for their contributions at the inaugural Chance To Shine Street awards at The Kia Oval last week.
23 November 2015

Anshu Jain joins Chance To Shine Board of Trustees

Lifelong cricketer and supporter of the game Anshu Jain, a former Co-CEO of Deutsche Bank, has joined the Chance To Shine Board of Trustees.
3 November 2015

Engineer, Griffiths get behind Street Cricket in Manchester

Lancashire's T20 Blast hero Gavin Griffiths joined Lancashire legend Farokh Engineer and local youngsters at a Chance To Shine Street session in Stretford.
8 September 2015

Moeen Ali goes back to street cricket roots

England and Worcestershire batsman Moeen Ali took a break from preparing for the third Ashes Test to head back to Sparkhill, Birmingham, where he grew up, to see a Chance To Shine Street session taking place.
23 July 2015

Lycamobile Sponsor 'Chance To Shine Street'

A new partnership between Chance to Shine and Lycamobile aims to get children in some of the country's most underprivileged areas off the streets and actively playing cricket.
26 March 2015

New Partners For Chance To Shine

Chance To Shine have announced new commercial deals with Yorkshire Tea and Waitrose as well as extending their current partnership the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC).
22 January 2015

Chance To Shine Honours Grass Roots Heroes

Chance To Shine honoured grass roots volunteers including teachers, coaches and puplis from around the country at their annual awards at the Kia Oval last week.
11 November 2014

Cricketers Cook Up A Treat For Chance To Shine

England cricket stars donned whites of a different sort last week (17th September) to raise funds for Chance to Shine.
23 September 2014

Wasim Khan Wins Asian Achievers Award

Wasim Khan, the first British-Pakistani to play professional cricket in England, has won an Asian Achievers award for Achievement in Community Service.
20 September 2014

England Trio Join Chance To Shine Programme

England internationals Tamsin Beaumont, Kate Cross and Lauren Winfield have joined the Chance to Shine team as coaching ambassadors.
9 May 2014

Chance To Shine Recognises Staffordshire Cricket Partnership

A partnership between the Staffordshire Cricket Board and the Stoke City Community Trust has won the Chance To Shine Innovation award.
23 October 2013

Ashes Captains Take A 'Chance To Ride'

Ashes-winning captains Michael Vaughan and Andrew Strauss will join forces again to take part in the PruProtect Chance to Ride charity bike ride later this year.
24 July 2013

Chance To Shine Gets Boost From Sport England

Thousands of young people in secondary schools across England will get the opportunity to play cricket, thanks to major new investment from Sport England. The £7.5million National Lottery investment to the Cricket Foundation’s 'Chance to Shine' initiative will help introduce the game to 400,000 young people over the next three years.
18 December 2012

Geraint Jones Unveiled As Chance To Shine Ambassador

Geraint Jones will be inspiring the next generation of Kent cricketers in 2013 thanks to a new role with the Kent Cricket Board. England Ashes hero Geraint will be one of the first male Chance to Shine ambassadors in the country and the role will see him attend schools and clubs throughout the year to help introduce children to the game.
22 November 2012

Alastair Cooks Up A Storm For Chance To Shine

England captain Alastair Cook showed his support for Chance to Shine by taking part in Chance to Dine last week. The cricket themed charity 'cook-off' was held in the Long Room at Lord’s with former England captains Mike Gatting, Allan Lamb and former 'keeper Paul Nixon also lending their culinary skills to the occasion.
24 September 2012

Britain's High-Powered Women Team Up To Promote Girls' Cricket

Some of Britain's most successful female business and sports women are joining forces today (25 April) to help empower girls through cricket. Tesco Executive Director, Lucy Neville-Rolfe and England Women's captain Charlotte Edwards are part of a newly formed Girls' Cricket Board, organised by the Chance to Shine cricket charity.
25 April 2012

Chance To Shine And MCC Spirit Of Cricket Launch Partnership

Children as young as eight are victims of mental and physical bullying on the school playing field, according to research published today by Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) and the ‘Chance to Shine’ campaign. As schools return from the Easter break, many pupils will view their summer games lessons and matches with trepidation.
16 April 2012