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Shishir Hattangadi, Iain O'Brien and Gaurav Kalra talk about how Indian uncapped players have come into their own this IPL season (15:56)

May 8, 2014

Posted by   on (May 9, 2014, 7:40 GMT)

One side with LEAST uncapped Indian players in CSK! 9 top international and capped players no wonder they always do well. Should there be a rule to have a minimum of 3-4 uncapped players to balance things out between the teams? I bet its very unfair for those uncapped indian players to be a part of chennai as they will never (this season) get enough opportunity to compete and showcase their talent.

Posted by   on (May 9, 2014, 2:04 GMT)

The Huddle should advocate that the Team playing XI should be altered. 6 International Players and 5 Indians should be the combination. International players are better athletes and watching an excellent fielding display is one of the greatest thrills of T20 IPL. More International players will make IPL more attractive to Cricket fans world wide. Can The Huddle team find courage to take this up? They should ask for the global Cricket Fans opinion.

Posted by Rally_Windies on (May 8, 2014, 20:35 GMT)

yes IPL promotes small players ...

mind YOU Pollard and Narine had ZERO chance of playing for the WI team...

the WICB selected them for their IPL (Champions trophy) exploits and not their domestic cricket performances ...

The WICB has changed the West Indies 20/20 tournament because of the exposure the T&T team gets, being limited to one country (which is bit unfair to the potential Pollards and Narines from other countries) ..

I can only imagine what it would be like if Nikita Miller got a decent run in the IPL champion's trophy

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