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TOO LITTLE, too late. Young people don't watch television, so disrupting the normal cricket calendar to put T20 on free-to-air TV is pointless.At the same time, first class cricket is withering on the vine, even test cricket. I wouldn't know Mark Stoneman, Tom Westley or Dawid Malan if they walked past me on Shepton Mallet High Street. And perhaps putting test matches back on might tempt Chris Gayle back into proper cricket instead of wasting his time scoring 37 in a T20 'internatinal'. Mrs Weekes and I grew up watching Colin Dredge (the Demon of Frome!) sidling in on a Sunday afternoon limited overs game. We need more of that sort of thing. Proper cricket for proper people.'
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