The Daily Telegraph

Twenty20 contest breaks with tradition


More than a century of cricket tradition will be left behind today when the England and Wales Cricket Board proposes the introducti­on of a Twenty20 competitio­n in the summer of 2020 copying the IPL and Big Bash.

Colin Graves, the chairman of the ECB, will ask the counties to vote to allow the creation of a Twenty league with eight new teams based around regions instead of counties. Sport. page 18

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