Secret Files: Powerplay - slide 1

March 23, 2011 - Powerplay concepts that didn't make it

Think the batting and bowling Powerplays aren't doing enough to spice up the game? Blame the ICC - they rejected many other possible ideas for Powerplays, as revealed in the daring exposé that is the second installment of Secret Files

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