Ind and Pak should have played 20-20

Ind and Pak should have played 20-20

Post by R » Mon, 21 Feb 2005 22:02:10


Its being played by everyone around the world. Why are
the subcontinent teams ignorant to it? Or is it that
just like everything else, things catch slowly in the
isolated South Asia region!!!!!!!!

A 20-20 international between Ind and Pak would have been
great and would be the right way to launch it in the subcontinent!!!!
Intead of playing the 6th ODI at Ahmedabad and thus making the ODI
series potentially undeciding, a 20-20 at the same venue would have
been just right!!!!

Some more advantages i thought of in 20-20 games:

a. No cribbing of pitch cacking up as the game will be over
in 40 overs in which time the pitch will hold up. So no
unfair advantage to any tam.

b. Now this is important. Over the last few years after Sachin had
single-handedly popularised the oneday game to phenomenal extents in
the 90s, it has become a place where unnecessary hype, nail-biting
passions etc are built up. Have we forgotten that it is just a game
and players need not be disected after every game??? 20-20 has a chance
of bringing back  some fun into the game. Before anyone has a chance to
bring chair-throwing or bottle-hitting useless passion into it, the game
will be over for good!!!!!!!

RJ

 
 
 

Ind and Pak should have played 20-20

Post by pankaj4ub.. » Mon, 21 Feb 2005 23:45:14

I completly agree that 20-20 should had been organized. Since it is not
official, that would be good for two ounteries as it would be tesion
free and full of fun. wonder why india shows slow response always.

 
 
 

Ind and Pak should have played 20-20

Post by Amol Desa » Tue, 22 Feb 2005 05:11:24

twenty20 is a disgrace. an insult to the gr8 game. its a nice concept but
plz dont call it cricket. its just NOT cricket.


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>I completly agree that 20-20 should had been organized. Since it is not
> official, that would be good for two ounteries as it would be tesion
> free and full of fun. wonder why india shows slow response always.


 
 
 

Ind and Pak should have played 20-20

Post by Vig Kalyanasundara » Tue, 22 Feb 2005 05:23:23


| twenty20 is a disgrace. an insult to the gr8 game. its a nice concept but
| plz dont call it cricket. its just NOT cricket.

But then again, they were suggesting replacing an ODI with  a
20/20...neither of them is cricket, so what's thne big deal?

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Vig

 
 
 

Ind and Pak should have played 20-20

Post by Chack » Tue, 22 Feb 2005 05:51:59

I second Amol's view......
 
 
 

Ind and Pak should have played 20-20

Post by Jeff Gree » Tue, 22 Feb 2005 06:57:54

I would have done when it started. Then I went to a game. It is far more
exciting and skillful than I imagined, and as Vig Kalyanasundaram pointed
out in another post its only replacing an ODI. Now if they cancel all the
ODIs and play another test...

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> I second Amol's view......

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Jeff