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From launch to now: initial progress on the South Asian Action Plan

02/06/18

On the second day of The Participation Test, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) announced the initial progress made against the 11-point South Asian Action Plan launched earlier this month.

To help support talented young South Asian players, the ECB has formed a partnership with Royal National Children’s SpringBoard Foundation to run a pilot cricket scholarship project in 2019 that will identify and connect four young South Asian cricketers from urban areas with schools that have a strong cricketing offer.

Pending a successful pilot, the scheme will be expanded to give young cricketers from inner-city areas life-changing bursaries while also supporting their cricketing development

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