The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) on Monday confirmed that the Men\u2019s county cricket season 2020 will begin from August 1. As the season has been delayed, the new format is yet to be decided. \u201cThe England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has given its approval for the professional men\u2019s county cricket season to begin on 1 August. The formats to be played during the delayed men\u2019s county season are due to be agreed by the 18 First-Class Counties in early July, with a new fixture schedule to be published thereafter,\u201d ECB said in a statement. While there is no update on the women\u2019s domestic season, but ECB has committed to play women\u2019s domestic cricket in 2020. At the announcement, ECB Chief Executive Officer, Tom Harrison, said, \u201cIt is a significant step for our game that we can approve the start of the men\u2019s domestic season for 1 August and one which will be welcomed by everyone connected with County Cricket.\u201d \u201cIt follows extensive consultation between the 18 First-Class Counties, the Professionals Cricketers\u2019 Association and ECB and has only been achievable thanks to the significant hard work that continues to occur as we prepare for a domestic season unlike any the game has faced before,\u201d he added.