Amidst the global pandemic, the cricket boards are trying their best to figure out solutions for their stranded fixtures. Whilst this all, the former English cricketer Michael Vaughan has suggested a shorter English county season with no overseas players.
“You have to look at every area where you can save a few quid. Traditionalists will go mad at this, but these are unprecedented times. In the next two years, could you look at not having overseas players for the four-day game”, Vaughan told a popular news network.
Vaughan signed off by saying, “Four-day cricket costs the game ... it is a cost that could, just for a couple of years, be worth reducing. If you reduced it from 14 to 10 games, you'd miss the games but I don't think it would be a huge problem for a couple of years.”
England Cricket Board (ECB) has already postponed the cricket season in England till 1st July which will result in the cancellation of 9 County fixtures. On the other hand, ECB is also seeking options to shift the fixtures of the England team to other countries.