ECB to axe 62 jobs with Covid-19 to hit cricket for expected £200m

  • Harrison: ‘Board needs to be leaner and more agile organisation’
  • ECB proposals include 20% reduction in the workforce budget

The England and Wales Cricket Board is to make a sweeping round of redundancies as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, with chief executive Tom Harrison describing the measures as “unthinkable”.

The game’s governing body believes the health crisis has already cost the wider game £100m, and estimates that figure could more than double if restrictions continue having an effect next season.

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