Every team owner's favourite feature - control. Make your players RUN (errands for your spoilt-brat kids), JUMP (through hoops to amuse your high-society friends), DUCK (any pesky questions about your interference) and DANCE (to your tunes, or, if you own the Chennai team, Sivamani's)
Unlike in conventional video games, the D-Pad in T20 CTO performs the function of giving the team owner an opportunity to provide constant input, so that the team has no direction whatsoever.
This button is disabled if you're playing as Kings XI Punjab, since they do not have the ability to save games.
This button only works if you're playing as Lalit Modi, since nobody else has access to power.
Use all your skills (strategic planning or brute force, it's up to you) to ensure that all your star players attend the after party, even if they're injured or ill. Then ensure that they get enough rest by missing matches, so that they can get fit for the next bash.
Play as different kinds of team owners. Choose from "wife of rich guy who wants to give her something to do so she stops nagging him", "rich, overweight old guy with a perma-youth delusion", or "clueless corporate guy who doesn't know or care about sport, but enjoys the thrills of rights-management and merchandising".
Anand Ramachandran is a writer and humourist based in Mumbai. He blogs at bosey.co.in