Ian Chappell
Ian Chappell. (Picture by Ryan Pierse/Getty Pictures)

Former Australian captain Ian Chappell has warned the cricketing fraternity to check out historical past earlier than making any massive adjustments concerning codecs. T20 cricket has dominated the codecs for the previous few years and the Take a look at match format is on the rise because the introduction of the World Take a look at Championship. However the 50-over format is struggling to get the identical stage of hype and a focus and plenty of pundits are suggesting that it wants adjustments to remain related.

The previous Pakistan skipper Wasim Akram just lately requested authorities to fully scrap the ODI format. Shahid Afridi recommended a 10-over deduction, making it a 40-over format, and former Indian head coach Ravi Shastri backed this suggestion. These calls got here after Ben Stokes’ shock retirement from ODI cricket earlier this month. South Africa additionally canceled their 50-over Australia tour as their home T20 league is scheduled for a similar timeline.

“Present gamers typically place the IPL, particularly, and T20 basically, on the prime of the checklist in the case of satisfaction. That is why the way forward for the sport wants considerate consideration. A agency choice is required on what number of taking part in codecs are finest for cricket. As soon as that’s determined, it then must be confirmed how the codecs ought to transfer forward to make sure the sport evolves,” Ian Chappell wrote in his ESPNcricinfo column.

T20 cricket is sufficient for leisure: Ian Chappell

Chappell believes that T20 cricket’s rise comes from stagnation within the ODI format however raises the query of what’s subsequent. He stated that T20 cricket fits youthful gamers because it takes much less time to undertake the required abilities than one other format. However the former participant warned the group over the rise of T10 cricket. He feels that T20 video games deliver sufficient leisure {and professional} cricketers mustn’t embrace the T10 format.

“Then T20 grew quickly on the again of supposed stagnation in 50-overs cricket. This raises the query of what occurs if followers grow to be uninterested in the 20-over recreation. Cricket is already dabbling with T10 leagues and it’s not arduous to think about the sport embracing extra of that format. T10 ought to be considered overdoing the leisure quotient and never a format the skilled gamers ought to embrace,” Ian Chappell added.



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