First-class counties agree on white and red-ball summer campaign

THE FIRST-CLASS Cricketing Counties have agreed to proceed on a season of while and red-ball cricket following a unanimous vote.

The ECB Board are to approve the decision over the coming day, subject to medical and risk assessments, conducted by all eighteen First-Class Counties
A statement from the ECB explained;

Today’s agreement by the FCCs will be passed on for ECB Board approval in the coming days after which the details of the new fixture schedule will be drawn up and then announced.

The safety and wellbeing of all players, staff and officials remains the priority of the ECB and all FCCs will undergo further medical risk assessments and venue compliance approval as planning progresses to ensure safe environments for the start of the men’s domestic season.

Meanwhile, Essex County Cricket club conformed that Members are set to be contacted regarding options available to them after a new fixture schedule is announced.


Brian Jeeves

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