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The Hundred – New cricket tournament postponed until 2021

Coronavirus claims another scalp in The Hundred
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The Hundred has been postponed until 2021 (Getty Images)
The Hundred, which was due to take place from 17 July to 15 August 2020 is the latest scalp to fall to COVID-19. The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) decided that due to the pandemic in was not conceivable to host in just over two months time.

The Hundred was to be the first tournament of its kind – a new format of the game if you will. Each batting team will face 100 balls which is shorted that the shortest format of cricket – T20 cricket. This was a concept that the ECB came up with in order to draw a younger and bigger audience to the game but that will have to wait now.

Chief Executive of the ECB, Tom Harrison told BBC, “Of course today’s decision is tinged with disappointment but we do recognise the country is going through something unprecedented.”

This postponement has been coming and isn’t unexpected. The UK, like most countries around the globe are still under lockdown and cricket, or any sport for that matter is just not at the top of the priority list.

It has been confirmed that player contracts have been cancelled – both for men and women. 2021 already promises to be a very busy year for English cricket so with The Hundred added in it could become too busy, especially if the T20 Cricket World Cup set for October 2020 in Australia is postponed. 

The Hundred had reportedly already sold 180 000 tickets but those will all be refunded in full.

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