- Accounts warn of ‘pressure on player wage inflation’
- ECB’s spending on salaries has risen to £57.4m
The ECB has warned of the potentially cataclysmic impact of the rising power of overseas franchises such as the IPL while the appeal of Test cricket declines.
English cricket’s governing body said the “emergence and growth of global franchise leagues” and “the status of Test cricket globally” pose major risks to its business model in its latest accounts, published on Wednesday.
Written by Simon Burnton
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