Wisden lashes out at 100-ball cricket

LONDON: English cricket’s controversial new 100-ball competition has been compared unfavourably with Brexit in the latest edition of Wisden, which says the innovation has hung over the game like the Sword of Damocles. The 156th edition of the Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack, published on Thursday, offers a highly sceptical take on The Hundred, the new format due to debut on the domestic circuit next year. Editor Lawrence Booth addresses the subject and has harsh words for advocates at the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB).

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