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glamman wrote: ↑Tue Aug 10, 2021 1:33 pm Just referring to the support for county cricket. Why couldn’t the Blast have been promoted rather than having a new competition? This launch of the Hundred is no different from the launch of the Blast back in 2003. What next?The money was never there for the Blast. So it couldn't have been promoted like this. Money came for a new T20 comp, which I think would've been worse for the counties, to be playing the same format as a new competition but to a lesser standard. 18 teams is a lot of teams to also ensure that each team is of good enough standard. There's a reason that across the globe, the Big Bash and IPL didn't introduce 18 teams.
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