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    The current World Cup format should be changed to that of the WCL.
    Every team meets twice, on the Home & Away format. Away team has the right to choose batting first or fielding first.

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    im glad i took the time to read that
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    Could you tell me the average numbers of maiden in an innings (20-over, 50-over, and First Class)?


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    T20 - 0.54
    ODI - 2.6
    First class - 3.5

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    Quote Originally Posted by MCC111 View Post
    T20 - 0.54
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    Thank you. So, how Cricket would change if a new law "maiden out" was introduced?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lokomotiv View Post
    Thank you. So, how Cricket would change if a new law "maiden out" was introduced?
    1. Games would be over more quickly.
    2. The game would be ****ter.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lokomotiv View Post
    Thank you. So, how Cricket would change if a new law "maiden out" was introduced?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lokomotiv View Post
    Thank you. So, how Cricket would change if a new law "maiden out" was introduced?
    Bowlers would change approach to concentrate on run containment at the expense of planning wicket taking plays.
    Batsmen would adapt and dilute the principle of playing the ball on its merit.
    In-ring fielders would gain more prominence.
    Slips would be in danger of becoming extinct.
    Test cricket would be in danger of resembling the boring middle overs of ODI cricket.
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    Quote Originally Posted by G.I.Joe View Post
    Bowlers would change approach to concentrate on run containment at the expense of planning wicket taking plays.
    Batsmen would adapt and dilute the principle of playing the ball on its merit.
    In-ring fielders would gain more prominence.
    Slips would be in danger of becoming extinct.
    Test cricket would be in danger of resembling the boring middle overs of ODI cricket.
    I agree - it wouldn't be good for the game. Wickets are exciting - much more so than maidens. You might find batsmen going for more risky runs on the basis that they either hit out or get out, but that's likely to end in run-outs which IMO are the most terrible of wickets. My biggest fear would be the reduction in risk taking by the bowlers.

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    Am I the only person who thinks an average of only 3.5 maidens an innings in FC is somewhat surprising?
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    I would be very surprised if it was true, to be honest.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MCC111 View Post
    I would be very surprised if it was true, to be honest.
    what was the source?
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    2) See point 1.

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    Quote Originally Posted by G.I.Joe View Post
    Bowlers would change approach to concentrate on run containment at the expense of planning wicket taking plays.
    Batsmen would adapt and dilute the principle of playing the ball on its merit.
    In-ring fielders would gain more prominence.
    Slips would be in danger of becoming extinct.
    Test cricket would be in danger of resembling the boring middle overs of ODI cricket.
    OK, I understand your point.

    Your 1st point: Bowlers would change approach to concentrate on run containment at the expense of planning wicket taking plays.

    Is it possible to avoid this by making wide-ball more strict?

    Test cricket would be in danger of resembling the boring middle overs of ODI cricket.

    So what do you think about my suggestion of changing 50-over game to 2 20-over innings game?

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