Cricket facing £35m hit if social distancing remains beyond June 21

English cricket is facing a hit of about £35 million if the government keeps in place some sort of social distancing measures at sports events this summer beyond the next stage of opening up from the pandemic. This is set for June 21 but is awaiting final confirmation from the government next week.

Organisers of the Edgbaston Test match, which is designated as a “return to crowds”...