June 11, 2008

Twenty20

Is cricket selling its soul?

Siddhartha Vaidyanathan

In the Guardian Brian Close and Tony Lewis debate whether Twenty20 is destroying the soul of cricket. In the same paper, Andy Bull joins the chorus of people calling for the end of one-dayers.

Going forward, post IPL, one shudders to think about the fate of regular cricket, writes Amrit Mathur in the Hindustan Times.

India's leading news magazine, India Today, have a cover story on the IPL. It promises to radically alter the shape of the game, redraw the contours of the global cricket economy and power Board of Control for Cricket in India further, writes Sharda Ugra.

Also read Rohit Mahajan's view in the Outlook.

Siddhartha Vaidyanathan is a former assistant editor at Cricinfo

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