Chris Edwards

"I am proud to be an Ambassador because it enables me to promote cricket and help people understand what learning disability cricket is all about. I want to make sure it is getting onto the map not only in England but throughout the rest of the world as well."

Sport: Cricket

Represents: England and Wales Learning Disability Cricket Team

Date of Birth: 02 Mar 1993

Based: Wallasey, Merseyside

Personal Best: 146no for England Development X1 v Cumber Park select X1 in July 2013

Chris is the captain and opening batsman for the England and Wales Learning Disability cricket team and also a fulltime coach for Cheshire Cricket Board.

The highlight of his career so far has been captaining England and Wales to a 5-1 demolition of Australia in the 2015 Inas International Cricket Series in Melbourne. He was named player of the series.

Chris also played a starring role in the in 2009 Inas Tri-Nation Series against Australia and South Africa with two man of the match performances in Melbourne. Chris was named ECB Disability Cricketer of the Year in 2010.

A year later, Chris was again the top performer with three man of the match awards as England won the Tri-Nation Series against the same opponents in Kimberley, South Africa.

Since 2012, has been working for Cheshire Cricket Board. He delivers coaching sessions in school and club settings as well as on Cheshire's Junior Development Programme. He is also Head Coach for Cheshire’s Disability team.