> There seems to be a six-a-side international tournament going on
>in Hyderabad, with Ind, SL, SA, Aus etc participating. Why isn't someone
>posting some news of it?
> It is a 5 (yes, five!) overs par side, eight balls an over game.
>In the Ind-SL match, SL batted frist, and were 51 after 2 overs. Scored
>91 or 92 ultimately. India won, with Jadeja scoring at least half the runs.
Yeah, there were regular match reports in the local newspapers
(btw, I'm in Bangalore). I did not find it worthy to read about the
matches...For someone who finds OD cricket itself a slight (IMO..IMO)
to real cricket, six-a-side should be real pits...
Btw, I heard it was a very badly conducted tourney - facilities fro
newsmen, score-boards wise..infact it was reported the Sri Lanka lost
to India because there was an error in the score board. It was
showing that SL needed six runs to win when actually a couple was
required. The batsman went for heave and got out...
Btw, in one of the Hindu's saturday sport special, there is this
score-board of the match where Sobers hit 365 and a comparison of
Sobers' Vs Lara's innings...If there is sufficient interest I would
- gautham -