sport news BBC among broadcasters anxious about Hundred matches finishing on time after ...

sport news BBC among broadcasters anxious about Hundred matches finishing on time after ...
sport news BBC among broadcasters anxious about Hundred matches finishing on time after ...
BBC among broadcasters anxious about Hundred matches finishing on time ahead of competition launch later this month... after two trial games took longer than two-and-a-half hours to complete The BBC will show 18 live matches in men's and women's competitions  The brevity of Hundred games is said to be one of format's main selling points  Two games held at Lord's last month took longer than 150 minutes to complete  It is just 40 balls fewer than the Twenty20 Blast that has been played since 2003

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Broadcasters have sought assurances from the ECB that Hundred matches will be completed within the allotted two-and-a-half-hour time limit when the competition launches later this month after two trial games over-ran.

The BBC, who will provide live coverage of 18 matches in the men's and women's competitions this summer alongside main broadcaster Sky Sports, are particularly anxious to avoid delays due to the lack of leeway in their packed

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