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ECB could offer BCCI ‘slice of media revenues’ to lure IPL players to The Hundred

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The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has reportedly discussed giving Indian Premier League teams a 25 per-cent stake in The Hundred franchises and offering the Indian cricket board a share of the competition’s Asian media revenues in order to encourage Indian cricketers to compete in the event.

ECB chief executive Tom Harrison and chairman Ian Watmore travelled to India for the recent series between England and India to discuss a range of partnerships with the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in an attempt to profit from the game’s popularity on the subcontinent, The Telegraph reports.

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