Getty ImagesThe England and Wales Cricket Board announced a record annual turnover of UK£228 million (US$284. 7 million) at its virtual annual general meeting, where Ian Watmore’s appointment as the national governing body’s new chairman was ratified. England staging the ICC Cricket World Cup and Ashes series against Australia last summer significantly boosted the coffers, with average annual turnover around UK£125 million (US$156. 1 million), while an increase in profit has swelled the ECB’s reserves to UK£17. 1 million (US$21. 3 million), up from UK£11.
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