The Hundred: ECB cancels contracts of gamers after inaugural season postponed

The launch of The Hundred was postponed till 2021 because the Covid-19 pandemic pressured the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) to place its new flagship match on maintain.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • ECB has terminated contracts of gamers signed for The Hundred
  • The inaugural version of the match was postponed to subsequent 12 months on final Thursday
  • ECB had earlier additionally prolonged the suspension of the skilled recreation till July 1.

Contracts of the gamers drafted to the eight franchises have been terminated by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) after the inaugural version of The Hundred was postponed till 2021 because of ongoing Covid-19 disaster that has wreaked havoc worldwide.

The brand new 100-balls-per-side format, to be performed by eight groups in separate males’s and girls’s tournaments, was scheduled to be held between July 17 and August 15.

“We are able to affirm {that a} letter terminating present participant contracts has been issued right this moment to all concerned. This letter is critical paperwork to legally replace and inform gamers of the state of affairs, which follows a notification final week across the launch of the brand new competitors being moved to 2021,” stated the ECB in an announcement launched to Stats Carry out.

“We’re working carefully with the PCA (Skilled Cricketers Affiliation) on quite a lot of choices for gamers relating to subsequent 12 months’s launch.”

The announcement that the brand new limited-overs experiment is not going to begin this season regarded inevitable as soon as the ECB prolonged the suspension of the skilled recreation till July 1.

A lot of golf equipment and boards have been hit badly because of the suspension of sporting actions the world over because of the Covid-19. Soccer golf equipment and different groups have been furloughing employees because of the identical whereas some athletes are taking wage cuts to deal with the monetary disaster.

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