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Record Numbers Of Fans Attend England Vs. Australia Women's Ashes Series

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 08 / 31 / 15

Sell-out crowds for the Women’s Ashes IT20s at the County Ground, Chelmsford, and the County Ground, Hove, have helped to set a new record attendance figure for an int'l women’s cricket series in England. Nearly 22,000 fans attended a Women’s Ashes match between England and Austra...

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