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Steve Waugh: Need to attract greater crowds

Former Australia captain Steve Waugh speaks about the importance of getting more fans to the grounds, at the ESPNcricinfo for Cricket Summit held on November 19, 2013, in Brisbane

November 27, 2013

Posted by srikanths on (December 2, 2013, 13:20 GMT)

As Steve Waugh mentions the facilities are really not up to scratch. People are not allowed to bring in food, toilet facilities not great, food inside not great. IPL arrangements are far better. BCCI can I am sure get to that and maintain that level in Test matches also.

Posted by srikanths on (December 2, 2013, 13:17 GMT)

Frankly Australia and England still attract a decent crowd for Test matches. The worry is India. Crowds for Test matches especially in B cities is terrible. Something needs to be done to keep world cricket alive. India is an evil necessity to keep the game alive.

Posted by Front-Foot-Lunge on (November 30, 2013, 11:04 GMT)

Steve Waugh is right, Australia have struggled to fill out stadiums in the last few years, which is intrinsically linked to the national team's poor performances. Who could forget the near empty stadiums England won the Ashes to last time?

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