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Daft or highly unlikely ideas you want to see in a one off test

NZTailender

I can't believe I ate the whole thing
  1. 6 innings (3 innings each) timeless test.
  2. Compulsory bowling. Before you can get on with your regular spells, everyone in the side (either including or excluding the keeper) have to bowl 1 over.
  3. 22/44 player match, 11 per innings. Choose who bats and bowls when, wisely.
  4. Each bowler gets their own ball, like how batsmen use their own bats.
  5. A New Zealand opening bat combination who can make it past 100 together against teams who aren't Zimbabwe.
 

mr_mister

Hall of Fame Member
6s and 4s switched in value. Though this would obviously be better to experiment with in T20s
 

watson

Banned
For Test matches - If a batsman plays out a maiden over then 5 runs are credited to the bowling side.


(Actually an idea by Fred Spofforth who thought that defensive batsman were killing the game)
 
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TheJediBrah

Cricket Web: All-Time Legend
  1. 6 innings (3 innings each) timeless test.
  2. Compulsory bowling. Before you can get on with your regular spells, everyone in the side (either including or excluding the keeper) have to bowl 1 over.
  3. 22/44 player match, 11 per innings. Choose who bats and bowls when, wisely.
  4. Each bowler gets their own ball, like how batsmen use their own bats.
  5. A New Zealand opening bat combination who can make it past 100 together against teams who aren't Zimbabwe.
This could be very interesting
 

Athlai

Not Terrible
  1. 6 innings (3 innings each) timeless test.
  2. Compulsory bowling. Before you can get on with your regular spells, everyone in the side (either including or excluding the keeper) have to bowl 1 over.
  3. 22/44 player match, 11 per innings. Choose who bats and bowls when, wisely.
  4. Each bowler gets their own ball, like how batsmen use their own bats.
    [*]A New Zealand opening bat combination who can make it past 100 together against teams who aren't Zimbabwe.
Lets not get too ****ing ridiculous mate.
 

andruid

Cricketer Of The Year
A Night-Day match. As in toss at midnight. Start at 2am, snack break and breakfast instead of lunch and tea. The works
 

harsh.ag

Cricket Web: All-Time Legend
  1. 6 innings (3 innings each) timeless test.
  2. Compulsory bowling. Before you can get on with your regular spells, everyone in the side (either including or excluding the keeper) have to bowl 1 over.
  3. 22/44 player match, 11 per innings. Choose who bats and bowls when, wisely.
  4. Each bowler gets their own ball, like how batsmen use their own bats.
  5. A New Zealand opening bat combination who can make it past 100 together against teams who aren't Zimbabwe.
Behind 3 and 4.
 

TheJediBrah

Cricket Web: All-Time Legend
3 just means specialist fielders etc.
No you've got 22 players, but they all have to bat/bowl in 1 innings or the other. You can't just bat your 11 best batsmen in each innings.

eg. Your first innings has 11 batsmen, then the second innings you have to use the 11 that didn't bat in the first innings. Same with bowling.
 
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NZTailender

I can't believe I ate the whole thing
No you've got 22 players, but they all have to bat/bowl in 1 innings or the other. You can't just bat you're 11 best batsmen in each innings.

eg. Your first innings has 11 batsmen, then the second innings you have to use the 11 that didn't bat in the first innings. Same with bowling.
Yeah this.

So do you choose 6-7 attacking batsmen for the first innings to try and build a big score quick and have some slow stonewallers for the second? All seamers in the first innings? All spinners the second? Balance it all out wiht all kinds? Some players play better in different innings, so it'd be interesting man management.
 

NZTailender

I can't believe I ate the whole thing
Having to take all 11 wickets. So last man standing has to make sure he gets on strike the next over, with the possibility that if he doesn't, the bowler bowls at open stumps.
 

Prince EWS

Global Moderator
2. Compulsory bowling. Before you can get on with your regular spells, everyone in the side (either including or excluding the keeper) have to bowl 1 over.
I would like to see a T20 played where everyone has to bowl two overs each except the keeper.

I used to play by those rules on EA Cricket 2005 against my cousins. Good times.
 

Daemon

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Fastest Bowlers in the World XI v Corrupt Administrators

No limit to how many players can play for the CA. Just keep them coming. Also lets not give them pads for fun.
 

marc71178

Eyes not spreadsheets
All the players in the world gather at the stadium and the 2 captains take turns to pick their starting 11.

If a captain takes more then 30 seconds to make a pick the other captain can jump in and pick again.
 

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