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    Hi all, a genuine query. We see all over the world that teams are too strong at home and weak away. Will not doing away with the toss and providing the option to bat or field first, to the visiting captain restore some balance?

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    Quote Originally Posted by CricAddict View Post
    Hi all, a genuine query. We see all over the world that teams are too strong at home and weak away. Will not doing away with the toss and providing the option to bat or field first, to the visiting captain restore some balance?
    Until you factor in South Africa

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    Quote Originally Posted by ohnoitsyou View Post
    Until you factor in South Africa
    I am not saying everyone always wins at home and loses away. There is always few exceptions. But looking at the majority, thought that it will be better to restore some balance with that option to the visiting captain.

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    No way. Home advantage is a good thing and winning key series away from home is huge thing and pretty awesome.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Lokomotiv View Post
    Oh?
    I was reading the Japanese version here:
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    Is this Japanese version old? When was the Laws changed?
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    Yeah and in India the bowler has to run around a coconut tree and try to serenade the batsmen with a coordinated bollywood dance along with all the fielders to get him out.
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    And in Australia the bowler must deliver the ball while wearing thongs, without spilling a drop from the VB held in his left hand.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dan View Post
    And in Australia the bowler must deliver the ball while wearing thongs, without spilling a drop from the VB held in his left hand.
    What a great rule. Disadvantages lefties, thus restoring balance to the cricketing world.

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    Had to give England a chance somehow

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lokomotiv View Post
    I want serious discussions... please do not write such things.
    Well stop saying the same ****ing thing about 8 balls in an over when the laws say 6 then.
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    According to a Japanese Cricket staff, 8-ball over Cricket was mainly played in Oceania. Is that true?

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    [QUOTE=Lokomotiv;3199909]According to a Japanese Cricket staff, 8-ball over Cricket was mainly played in Oceania. Is that true?[/QUOTE

    Read this for the dates for when we stopped using 8 ball overs by country - Over (cricket) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    It should answer all your questions and in the unlikely event that you have more questions about this topic please do NOT ask them.
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    Under the current Laws, only 1 sub is allowed in fielding. However, isn't 1 too small number, particularly in Test and First Class games. In 4 or 5 days, there can be sudden illness and injuries.

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