Chance to Shine teams up with Tim 
to raise funds at the Oval Test Match

Lyricist Sir Tim Rice will be backing the England cricket team during the final Ashes Test Match at the Kia Oval in support of national children’s charity Chance to Shine. Read more

MIND THE BAT! Howzat for a commute?

Tube passengers were stumped when two teams of sports-mad youngsters leapt on a carriage and started a game of cricket. Read more

Ground-breaking new partnership set to inspire a new generation of Greater Manchester cricket lovers

Young people across Greater Manchester are set to benefit from hundreds of new and improved cricket facilities and a significant commitment to improved grassroots participation. Read more

World Cup stars return to Home of Cricket for charity cook off

Mark Wood, Tom Curran, Liam Plunkett and Eoin Morgan took part in charity cook-off Chance to Dine 2019 in the Long Room at Lord's to help raise funds for Chance to Shine Read more

World Cup Heroes Cheer on Street Cricketers in National Finals

Three of England’s World Cup winners were present at Chance to Shine’s National Street Cricket Finals Day supported by NatWest in Nottingham on Wednesday 31 July. Read more

Jack Nash supports the Power of Cricket

We'd like to say thank you to 8-year-old Jack Nash who raised an incredible £300 for Chance to Shine. Read more

Chance to Shine Impact Report 2019

Read the latest Impact Report from the national children's charity Chance to Shine. The charity works in state schools and communities to spread the power of cricket to children and young people. Read more

Vaughan and Hazell celebrate National Cricket Week in Bradford

Former England cricketers Michael Vaughan and Dani Hazell inspired young cricketers as part of a Yorkshire Cricket Foundation Festival on the final day (Friday 28 June) of Yorkshire Tea National Cricket Week. Read more

Swann goes back to his old primary school

Former England and Northamptonshire cricketer Graeme Swann went back to his old primary school, Abington Vale, in Northampton today (Thursday 27 June) to celebrate Yorkshire Tea National Cricket Week and inspire budding cricketers. Read more

Mr Bairstow teaches South London schoolchildren a lesson in National Cricket Week!

Wicket-keeper batsman Jonny Bairstow took time out of an incredibly busy summer of cricket to inspire the school children at Herbert Morrison Primary School in Stock well on Wednesday 26 June as part of Yorkshire Tea National Cricket Week. Read more

Day 2 National Cricket Week - Keaton Jennings inspires Leamington school children

Cricketer Keaton Jennings inspired a group of pupils from Brookhurst Primary School, Leamington Spa as part of Yorkshire Tea National Cricket Week on Tuesday 25 June at Edgbaston Cricket Ground. Read more

Yorkshire Tea National Cricket Week Day 1 - Matt Prior plays Street

Former England cricketer Matt Prior visited the Charles Dickens Activity Centre in Portsmouth yesterday to play ‘street’ cricket with local children as part of Yorkshire Tea National Cricket Week, Read more

Yorkshire Tea National Cricket Week starts today

It's back! National Cricket Week returns and what a week for it. The sun is out across the country and there's no excuses needed to get out and enjoy the nation's favourite summer sport. Read more

Schoolchildren takeover the Home of Cricket for the Chance to Shine Schools’ Open Day

450 children from schools around the country visited Lord’s Cricket Ground on Monday 10 June as part of the annual Chance to Shine Schools’ Open Day supported by Yorkshire Tea. Read more

Donations to Chance to Shine doubled this summer!

Gifts to the charity are currently being doubled thanks to the support of Chance to Shine Patron Adrian Beecroft. With your help, we can continue to spread the power of cricket to state schools and disadvantaged communities throughout England and Wales. Read more

England stars inspire schoolchildren at NatWest launch

Joe Root, Adil Rashid and Moeen Ali were amongst the England cricket stars who inspired some Chance to Shine school children as part of the NatWest Cricket has no boundaries campaign launch Read more

Events Diary 2019

Chance to Shine is pleased to announce our events diary for 2019 Read more

Briggs and Archer fire up Street cricketers

A group of Chance to Shine Street cricketers in Brighton received a surprise visit from Sussex CCC’s Jofra Archer and Danny Briggs last week. Jofra and Danny joined 17 boys and girls, aged 10 – 13, to take part in their weekly Street cricket session run by the Sussex Cricket Foundation. Read more

Charity celebrates two million girls playing cricket, on International Women’s Day 2019

Chance to Shine is marking a major milestone on International Women’s Day today (Friday 8 March): reaching its two millionth girl to play, learn and develop through cricket since 2005. Read more

Fabian Devlin to step down as Head of Communications at Chance to Shine

After 11 years running communications for leading children’s sports charity, Chance to Shine, Fabian Devlin is stepping down from his role as Head of Communications on 1 June 2019. Read more

Cricket Inspires schoolchildren across the country

Chance to Shine has launched Cricket Inspires, a campaign to get ambassadors from the world of cricket back into schools across the country to enthuse children about the sport. Read more

Eoin Morgan goes back to school to launch projects for the ICC Cricket World Cup Schools Programme

England skipper Eoin Morgan visited Grafton Primary School in Islington. Eoin took part in classroom session and then joined the children outside for some cricket. Read more

Supporter's First-Class challenge targets a World Record

Rob Cross is running 18 half-marathons in the 18 First-Class Counties to raise funds for Chance to Shine. Read more

Stars of grassroots cricket recognised at Chance to Shine Awards

Supported by NatWest, we celebrated this helping to spread the power of cricket. Read more