City-based Twenty20 tournament featuring eight teams gets approval for 2020

A new city-based eight-team Twenty20 tournament has been given the go-ahead to start in 2020. The proposals were approved by 38 of the 41 England and Wales Cricket Board members, with 15 first-class counties in support of the competition. Essex and Middlesex were the only two counties to vote against the proposals, while Kent abstained…

City-based Twenty20 moves step closer – and is 'not a gamble'

Media playback is not supported on this device English cricket’s new eight-team, city-based Twenty20 tournament moved a step closer on Monday as further details were revealed. The newly created tournament is proposed to begin in 2020. England and Wales Cricket Board chief executive Tom Harrison said it could rival the Indian Premier League and was…

Moeen Ali: England players should consider Bangladesh Premier League Twenty20

Moeen Ali says England’s security in Bangladesh is the “best we’ve ever had” and would encourage his team-mates to play in the country’s Twenty20 league. England’s tour is taking place despite security concerns, after the England and Wales Cricket Board carried out a security review. However, the Professional Cricketers’ Association (PCA) is advising players not…