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Episode 36 - Arthur Godsal & Wicketz 

This week we focus on cricket in urban settings and look at the importance of role models on encouraging Black and African Caribbean children to take up the game.

Arthur Godsal (England U19's and South Wilts CC) joins us to talk about his journey through the junior ranks, his thoughts on representation within the game and his work with the ACE programme. He also talks about his recent exploits in Spain with the England XI winning the European Cricket Challenge ft Arthur C & Bowled

We then talk to Sara & Zaki, participants from our Lord's Taverners Wicketz programme in Southampton. They tell us the impact the programme has had on their cricketing development, the power of community engagement and giving something back to the programme. Wicketz Summer Festival 

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