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ECB Will Meet With Players' Union To Address Twenty20 Concerns

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 02 / 20 / 17

The England & Wales Cricket Board will meet with the players' union next week when it "will be asked to offer assurances that county cricket will not be sidelined when a new Twenty20 tournament is launched" in '20, according to Nick Hoult of the London TELEGRAPH. Officials from the ECB will addr...

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