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Men's county cricket Working Group meets for first time

The ECB’s men’s county cricket Working Group that includes Sussex’s Director of Cricket, Keith Greenfield is meeting for the first time today (Wednesday 16th May).

The group has been assembled to give fresh thought to the men’s county cricket playing programme from 2020.

Four key areas have initially been identified for review, under the chairmanship of Wasim Khan, the Leicestershire chief executive:

1) The structure of the County Championship;

2) The format of county cricket played during the period of the new competition in July and August;

3) The volume of Vitality Blast games each summer, from 2020;

4) The participation of the Minor Counties in the One-Day Competition.

The Working Group will not be considering the new competition itself.

Working Group:

Wasim Khan - CEO Leicestershire CCC, Chair

Derek Bowden - CEO, Essex CCC

Hugh Morris - CEO and Director of Cricket, Glamorgan CCC

Andrew Strauss (ECB) - Director, England Cricket

Martyn Moxon - Director of Cricket, Yorkshire CCC

Keith Greenfield - Director of Cricket, Sussex CCC

Ashley Giles - Sport Director, Warwickshire CCC

John Carr (ECB) - Director, England Cricket Operations

Alan Fordham (ECB) - Head of Cricket Operations (First Class)

Mark Wallace - PCA Personal Development and Welfare Officer (and former chairman)

Ian Thomas, PCA Director of Development and Welfare