July 3, 2012

One-day cricket

Protect 50-over cricket responsibly

Abhishek Mukherjee

Faisal Shariff, writing for Rediff, expresses confusion over the 'contradictions' in the ICC's handling of the one-day format.

Okay, so the cricket committee is a recommendatory body with little or no powers. Yes, it can suggest changes and it is up to the chief executives committee and the board to approve.

But it begs the point why in the first place changes to the one-day format come up for discussion at the cricket committee, when the stated objective of the ICC is that the 2011 World Cup showed how strong the format is?

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