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Street Cricket

Street Cricket

Chance to Shine Street is bringing cricket to thousands of young people in inner-city areas. It uses the game to promote social cohesion and create opportunities in diverse communities affected by anti-social behaviour and youth crime.

We feel that every child, no matter where they live, should have the opportunity to enjoy cricket. Chance to Shine Street is a counter for a lack of clubs and green spaces in inner-city areas and aims to make cricket accessible to young people.

At sessions, young people play a fast-paced version of tape-ball cricket, using a tennis ball wrapped in electrical tape. Each innings lasts for 20 balls and games last for just 20 minutes. It needs very little cricket equipment.

Middlesex cricket runs the most Chance to Shine Street sessions in the country. We run sessions for 8 -15 & 16 – 24-year olds across the whole of the county.

2020 SEPTEMBER SCHEDULE - Find where each session is, and the start date for each location. Sessions continue every week:

Brent Young Adults, Gladstone Park: Wednesday 2 September 2-4pm

Camden Youth, Queens Crescent: Friday 4 September 5-7pm

Ealing Young Adults, Spikes Bridge Park: Friday 4 September 5-7pm

Enfield Youth, Pymmes Park: Thursday 10 September 4.30-6.30pm

Hounslow Youth, Hounslow Central Mosque: Tuesday 1 September 4-6pm

Islington Youth, Finsbury Park: Saturday 12 September 1-3pm

K&C Youth, Hazlewood Pitch: Tuesday 15 September 5-7pm

Tower Hamlets Youth, Victoria Park: Wednesday 2 September, 4-5.30pm

Tower Hamlets Young Adults, Victoria Park: Wednesday 2 September, 6-7.30pm

Westminster Youth, Lisson Grove: Monday 7 September 4.30-6.30pm

If you require further information, please contact Shakeel Ahmed [email protected]