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Not sure we need another gimmick but who knows may work. I couldn't give a toss about T20 so will care even less about this.
It was only one week later that the ECB announced a tournament in a new format, the shortest yet, 100 balls a side. ‘‘A simple approach to reach a new generation,’’ hyper-ventilated the ECB’s chief commercial officer, responsible for all cricket-related matters.
Actually, consisting of 15 six-ball overs and one 10-ball over, delivered at a random juncture, it was a less simple approach than Twenty20. What the commercial officer meant was a shorter approach. It has been apparent to him for some time that cricket’s problem was cricket, and he was determined to get it out of the way.
Hey if kids watch animal porn I'm all for it, as long as it looks somewhat like porn.I read somewhere that this new league will also be on free to air television. If that is true, despite all the gimmickry, I'm completely in favour of this.
It is a good idea to give some more kids the possibility of watching something that looks like cricket.
I can see this. So we have four opening batsmen and it is tippity runs anything hit in front of the wicket, miss 3 shots and it is out. Let's also introduce gloves. You're a genius. These dickheads are going to read your suggestion and run with it.Just a had a brilliant idea
Why not combine baseball and cricket
The running will follow baseball style bases which is easily the best part of baseball (imagine a match changing triple play of Elgar Amla and AB), and the ball will be a cricket ball bowled on a cricket pitch. It'll bring fielding into play massively and get rid of the terrible ones like Ashwin.
I'm sure it'll be a hit, by complicating things further the newcomer is sure to understand and lap up what is an already complicated sport.