Originally Posted by Prince EWS
Well basing your picks on what you thought would count was second guessing in the first place, wasn't it?
The standard of your cricket in the IPL has absolutely no baring, but if you've retired, continuing to play some cricket and keeping yourself in some vague status of match fitness is obviously going to be beneficial should you suddenly come out of retirement for a First Class tournament.
I guess we'll have to disagree there because I don't think playing the IPL is really relevant. If it is, why not club cricket? Gus Fraser is still playing for the Lord's Taverners, for example.