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Future of English cricket evidence session announced

22 October 2019

The inquiry into the future of  English cricket will hold its first evidence session on Wednesday 23 October 2019.

Witnesses

Wednesday 23 October 2019, The Grimond Room, Portcullis House

At 2.30pm

  • Colin Graves, Chairman, England and Wales Cricket Board
  • Tom Harrison, Chief Executive Officer, ECB
  • Clare Connor, Managing Director, Women's Cricket, ECB
  • Lord Patel of Bradford OBE, Senior Independent Non-Executive Director, ECB

At approximately 3.30pm

  • Laura Cordingley, Chief Executive, Chance to Shine
  • Becky Fairlie-Clarke, Co-founder, Cricket Supporter's Association
  • Andy Nash, former chairman of Somerset County Cricket Club
  • Chris Willetts, co-founder, Platform Cricket

About the session

MPs will will examine how to capitalise on English cricket following the men's team World Cup success this summer, plus changes in cricketing governance, broadcasting rights and cricket revenues, how success of the new Hundred tournament will be measured, and inspiring children and grassroots participation

Further information

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