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Jersey Cricket Board make a difference in Bangladesh

Monday 21 August 2017

Jersey charity ‘Together Making a Difference’ have been out to the Kurigram district of Bangladesh recently with cricket equipment donated by the Jersey Cricket Board.

The charity is working with partner agencies who have set up a temporary school whilst awaiting government clearance for a new school building project. The pupils and staff at the primary school were presented with a set of cricket equipment and immediately changed the day’s plans to include an impromptu cricket match – Bangladesh versus England!

The charity’s founder, Helen Wilson, said “To Bangladeshi children of whatever age, cricket just seems to be in their blood. The game was played in a very sporting manner and everyone was encouraging each other”.

For more information on the charity visit Together Making a Difference   They are holding a series of fundraising carwashes at St Brelade’s College on the following Saturday mornings: 9th September, 4th October, 11th November and 2nd December.

Jersey Cricket Board website