Batting for Change, the Charity side of BBL

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Batting for Change, the Charity side of BBL

The BBL Seasons are not only standing of all its entertainment and sports, but also for a holistic development across the globe. This other side of BBL is might be more apparent in Nepal, India and Sri Lanka, throughout numerous development projects in these needy corners of the world. Since, after two years BBL started, Batting for Change has been an ingenious part of the tournament. The first player to associate with the idea was Ryan Carter, who plays for Sydney Sixers. The priority of Batting for Change is Women Education around the world. The LBW Trust, which founded the enterprise, has been using it for Charity and Social Services in developing cricket playing countries.

In 2013-14, the enterprise raised USD 30,000 fund to build classrooms in Nepal. This season, batting for Change is targeting to raise USD 150,000 for India, Sri Lanka and Kenya. There has been a boost in the number of ambassadors or players representing the initiative. Along with Carter, Moises Henriques, Steve O'Keefe, Nic Maddinson, Alyssa Healy, Kurtis Patterson and Ed Cowan have joined the bandwagon. Referring to the growth of the initiative along with the league, Carter said that the way both have grown is "interesting." He did not forget to mention how Cricket Australia and Ten have made BBL a most popular tournament in Australia that let such initiative to bloom.

Carter believes that embracing Batting for Change BBL has offer its spectators a good reason to watch the matches live as well as on TV. The player was excited over women education progress through the initiative in Kenya. In the nation, Batting for Change is bringing up a strong social activism that is fighting against female genital mutilation and child marriage. There are amazing stories of success of the program in Kenya. The LBW Trust is offering tertiary education scholarships in a village of Kenya. The girls from the school are also ready to start university in 2018 at Nairobi.

Batting for Change assist education of young women in development cricket playing nation. It is associated with Sixes smashed by Sydney Sixers players. The initiative raises donation on each six of the team through the tournament to support women education. Now BBL fans and audience have more reasons to spent on the tournament than just betting. They can offer a real help towards development and change.


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