PRELIMINARY RESEARCH FINDINGS
1. Across all regions of England and Wales British South Asian cricketers are over-represented within elite talent pathways (U10-U19)
2. However, British South Asian male cricketers become significantly under-represented within professional cricket in England and Wales.
3. 30% of recreational cricketers in England and Wales are British South Asian, whereas British South Asian representation drops considerably to 5% within professional male cricket.
British South Asian Coaches (Academy Director or above)
British South Asian representation in male professional cricket
Number of times White British players are more likely to convert to professional status that BSA players
Number of times white privately educated players are more likely to play professional cricket than British South Asian state-educated players
Contracted players who are released before the age of 25
(Warwickshire CCC case study)
Regions in England whereby BSA players experience a reverse effect