Wales Online – Cardiff has been named as one of eight venues to host a city-based franchise as part of a new Twenty20 competition due to start in two years time.

Summary

  • Cardiff has been named as one of eight venues to host a city-based franchise as part of a new Twenty20 competition due to start in two years time.
  • Here’s how you can get tickets to see England take on Australia and India in Cardiff in 2018The awarding of a franchise in the new tournament will come as a massive financial boost to Glamorgan, who reportedly stand to make at least £1.
  • “From the beginning of the major match bid process we wanted to position ourselves as the ‘white-ball venue of choice’ and by hosting a team in the new T20 competition and eight ‘white ball’ internationals from 2020 to 2024 we achieved this goal.
  • “We believe that the new T20 competition can follow the example of the ‘Big Bash’ in Australia by bringing in new audiences and with the world’s best cricketers now expected to come to Cardiff, the game can only continue to flourish.”
  • “We reached capacity in all three international matches involving England last year and our international fixtures in 2018 continue to sell at record pace, showing there is plenty of appetite for white-ball cricket in Wales.


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