Hampshire Cricket History


The Times – may not be changing
August 27, 2015, 10:09 am
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The Times reports the PCA survey and attendant issues this morning and begins by saying

“Counties are growing anxious about the proposal to cut the county championship from 16 to 14 games next season amid concerns that the ECB is rushing things”

Apparently there’s a meeting of a review group on Tuesday morning that includes Michael Lumb and Mark Robinson, and then the full meeting of county and ECB officials in the afternoon. The Yorkshire Chief Exec reports that among the counties, there is “no appetite to reduce or change the structure of championship cricket”. If so, good for them!

However, it also reports that the counties “are in a minority” on the group – outnumbered by ECB members …


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Unfortunately it will all boil down to doing whatever will earn the ECB more money.

Comment by James

Three-day Championship cricket would solve all their problems . .

Comment by Bob Elliott




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