Aspiring cricketer fundraising for CRY following cardiac arrest

Ben Aldred was in a coma for almost 72 hours after collapsing and suffering a cardiac arrest while walking on a Perth beach in October 2022.

The teenager had only just arrived in Australia, where he was planning to spend the winter to develop his cricket career at the Darren Lehmann Cricket Academy.

The funds will go towards helping young cricketers in the area receive heart screens, with at least 12 young people dying in the UK every week as a result of an undiagnosed heart condition.

Ben, his dad Danny, brother Jack and best friend George will be co-ordinating a static bike ride which will run every minute of the day throughout Bexley’s Cricket Week, with a virtual route visiting all 18 county grounds in the UK.

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