Viagogo is facing the threat of legal action from the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB), which has alleged that the ticket resale company is breaching UK consumer law at various grounds through its sale of Ashes tickets.

The ECB has claimed in a letter to the company that it is breaching ticketing terms and conditions at grounds including Old Trafford and Edgbaston, as well as violating the Consumer Rights Act and the High Court enforcement of 2018.

The letter has also requested Viagogo to cease and desist from describing the Ashes as the ‘Quantum Ashes’. The series is sponsored by Specsavers.

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