One-day captain of the English team Eion Morgan has asked for the game to adapt to change ahead of the ECB new city-based T20 tournament.
He claims that the new generation of fans are falling out of love with the sport so the game has to evolve to accommodate them.
Morgan addressed chairmen and chief executives of the 18 countries. He was invited to the meeting in London by the ECB chief executive Tom Harrison. Morgan addressed them, hoping to tackle their reservations ahead of the crucial vote next month where the new tournament would be seeking a final stamp.
“Change is always difficult but I don’t think this is change. It probably should have happened a while ago. We’re always going to have the same cricket fans unless we do something differently. It’s a huge responsibility in growing the game. People are falling out of love with the game because it’s not engaging enough with the public,” Morgan opined at an event in Uxbridge. (more…)