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Climate change hits cricket for a six

HeraldLIVE (Port Elizabeth, South Africa) – In February this year, leading environmental action group Climate Coalition reported that the impact of climate change would be felt harder by cricket than any other sport.

Summary

  • In February this year, leading environmental action group Climate Coalition reported that the impact of climate change would be felt harder by cricket than any other sport.
  • Speaking on behalf of UK-based Glamorgan Cricket, head of operations Dan Cherry confirmed this and warned that climate change could fundamentally change game conditions.
  • Climate change, in England, is not always easy to identify, with temperatures swooping to 27° Celsius on one day and dropping again the next.
  • Birks, who will prepare the Trent Bridge pitch for England’s Test match against India in August, believes climate change has become more apparent now.
  • Birks said measures against climate change would increase in years to come.


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