Last Updated: 27/07/18 9:08am
Cricket is for everyone so Sky Sports and the ECB have teamed up for Rainbow Laces weekend!
In the coming days, Vitality Blast and Kia Super League are lacing up to send the message loud and clear that the LGBT community are welcome in the game!
Rainbow flags will be part of the guard of honour for every match, a rainbow decoration will adorn cricket stumps.
Umpires and Sky Sports’ commentators are also getting involved and will be given rainbow laces, and at all grounds support for the campaign will appear on the big screens.
Rainbow Laces Weekend – Sky Sports live coverage
Friday, August 27
Diamonds v Thunder, Kia Super League
2.25pm, Sky Sports Cricket and Main Event
Vikings v Bears, Vitality Blast
6pm, Sky Sports Cricket and Main Event
Saturday, August 28
Jets v Outlaws, Vitality Blast
2pm, Sky Sports Cricket
Sunday, August 29
Storm v Lighting, Kia Super League
11.55am, Sky Sports Cricket
Somerset v Middlesex, Vitality Blast
3.30pm, Sky Sports Cricket
Stonewall’s Rainbow Laces campaign is about welcoming and accepting LGBT people at all levels of sport.
Stonewall works with sports clubs at all levels to show that supporting diversity, in all its forms, is the easiest way to build a more supportive and high-performing team, and a strong and loyal following.
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