Mike Siddall, Chief executive of Leicestershire County Cricket Club, says it must think of new ways to make money with dwindling spectator numbers coming to county cricket matches.
He says the new Leicester Riders basketball arena will not only benefit the club financially, but will also be positive for the wider community who will have access to better sports facilities.
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