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Cricketers Call For ECB To Improve County Cricket Scheduling

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 08 / 28 / 15

Cricketers have called on "the game's authorities to improve the scheduling of county cricket" as the England & Wales Cricket Board puts the "final touches to a blueprint for the future that will be delivered next week," according to Nick Hoult of the London TELEGRAPH. A county structure re...

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