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Proposals To ECB Call For Overhaul Of County Cricket Championship

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 01 / 18 / 18

The County Championship "could be split into three conferences -- with promotion and relegation scrapped" -- under proposals put to the England & Wales Cricket Board, according to Elizabeth Ammon of the LONDON TIMES. Officials from six counties said that they would be in favor of the "radical ov...

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