A 100-balls-a-side structure has been proposed for the brand new home festival which launches in 2020.
The England and Wales Cricket Board has introduced the plan for the lads’s and girls’s tournaments, each and every of 8 groups, because of get started in two years’ time.
It had in the past been concept that the competitions – because of contain towns reasonably than counties – would have a 20-over structure.
Then again, the ECB has now get a hold of a extra radical proposal.
The board’s commentary added that the competitions would happen in a five-week window in the course of summer time and that it could be “distinct” from the present T20 Blast event.
Beneath the proposal, each and every workforce will face 15 conventional six-ball overs with an extra 10-ball over on the finish of the innings.
The plan used to be put to the chairmen and leader executives of the first class counties and the MCC by means of the ECB on Thursday.
ECB leader govt Tom Harrison stated: “It is a contemporary and thrilling concept which is able to enchantment to a more youthful target audience and draw in new lovers to the sport.
“All over its building, we’ve proven management, equipped problem and adopted a procedure. We will be able to proceed to try this as the concept that evolves.”
The organisation’s leader industrial officer Sanjay Patel, who shall be managing director for the brand new festival, added: “That is 100-ball cricket, a easy manner to succeed in a brand new era. In accordance with 15 conventional six-ball overs, the opposite 10 balls will upload a contemporary tactical size.
“Crucially, this may increasingly additionally assist differentiate this festival from Power Blast and different T20 competitions international, keeping up our recreation’s historical past of a hit innovation.”
England bowler Stuart Large advised Sky Sports activities Information: “I am massively positive, I really like the truth that it is other to all of the different tournaments international – 15 six-ball overs after which the force of a 10-ball over to complete.
“I really like the reality it has got a quite other distinctive promoting level in there, a shorter recreation than T20, completing at 9 o’clock – easiest for kids and households and a perfect evening out.”
Requested how he would really feel about bowling the overall 10-ball over, he added: “I believe I would desire the 1st set! You are getting into the unknown a bit bit as a result of that tactical facet of the sport hasn’t been used any place on the earth.”