County Cricket

England Cricket ready for new city-based T20 league

The ECB (England and Wales Cricket Board) have been updated on the work behind the development of a brande new T20 competition to run alongside the existing domestic schedule which is scheduled to begin in 2020.

The proposals are being considered by a T20 Development Team which features representatives from the ECB, the counties and the Professional Cricketers’ Association (PCA).

The group has forwarded advanced what the ECB are calling ‘center standards’ for the new rivalry which incorporate planning, setting determination, players and mentors, broadcasting and brand improvement. These standards will be relied upon to convey on the ECB’s expects to take cricket to another gathering of people, concentrate on a differing family group and have a constructive outcome on investment.


These are difficult things to think about, especially when there remains a lot of vociferous resistance to another opposition. How the proposed eight new groups will be spread all through the nation, what they will be called and where they will play are specific staying focuses for area directors who are properly worried for what another opposition may mean for their own particular clubs.

A report in The Times portrays the most recent ECB redesign on the new rivalry which stresses the need to separate it from the typical area diversion to guarantee that the NatWest T20 Blast, which will keep on running, is not depreciated. As far as it matters for them, Yorkshire are resolute that any new establishment playing at Headingley couldn’t be named to a particular city inside the region’s outskirts.