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Cricket braced for raft of redundancies as Covid creates potential £182m deficit

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  • ECB holds talks with £106m deficit now minimum expected
  • Board has begun discussions around cost-cutting measures

English cricket is gearing up for a raft of redundancies and severe cost-cutting measures across the board following a forecasted loss of up to £182m due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

The England and Wales Cricket Board held talks with the 18 first-class counties and the county boards on Wednesday and stated that a £106m deficit is now considered the minimum expectation during the current financial year.

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Written by Ali Martin
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2020/aug/05/cricket-braced-for-raft-of-redundancies-as-covid-creates-potential-182m-deficit under the title “Cricket braced for raft of redundancies as Covid creates potential £182m deficit”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.

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