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Cricket

Volume 488: debated on Monday 2 March 2009

13. To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what recent discussions he has had with the England and Wales Cricket Board on the future of cricket in this country; and if he will make a statement. (259239)

I regularly meet the England and Wales Cricket Board to discuss current issues and the future of the sport in this country.

The increased popularity of cricket in England and Wales combined with the strength of the domestic and international game will ensure that cricket in this country has a strong future.