Former England cricketer Lydia Greenway raises funds for cancer research

Former England cricketer Lydia Greenway continues her fundraising for cancer research as the year comes to an end.

Lydia Greenway, who was a part of England’s national women’s cricket team till 2016, has led a campaign – “Lydia’s 2019 – A Year Without Alcohol!” to raise funds for Cancer Research UK. Greenway decided to give up alcohol for a year for the cause.

As 2019 comes to an end, Greenway updated about her challenge on Twitter. “The end is in sight! Any pushes towards or over the line would be much appreciated,” she wrote.

As of 26 December, 125% of the target £1,000 is reached as 51 supporters have donated a sum of £1,250.03. The money will be used for doing cancer research in the UK. The charity is helping people beat cancer sooner by conducting pioneer life-saving research on the disease which takes many lives and causes sufferings to numerous families every year.

Lydia Greenway has represented England in 14 Tests, 126 ODIs and 85 T20Is scoring an aggregate of 4,108 runs. Her initiative of fundraising for cancer research is very noble and heartwarming.

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