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Charu Consul

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If Cricket is to be played at the Olympics, what should be the format for the game? T20 or 50-50?

Cricket is still not a GLOBAL game! But it's growing for sure. If cricket was to become a part of the Olympics, which I feel it must be; then a question or challenge in our hands is the right format for it!

I think T20 can be a good option and include the game at the Olympics, however would love to read further comments and views.


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    Aug 15 2012: This will be great for sports in India and Olympics, if it is included in Olympics & other International tournaments.
    I am for T-25. The balls per over be reduced to 3 balls per over to give enough time to bowlers especially the fast bowler to bowl with full thrust. Now this is skewed in favour of batsman. Five more overs will give a chance to batsman down under the chance to score. Further 5 more overs will means extra 5 overs for slog in the end overs.At least three runs be given for if the catch is near the boundary line. the boundary should be colored with two different bright colors. The width of boundary line be of 6+6=12 inches. Lastly it should be played in indoor stadium so that the game can be played anytime even during rainy season.
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      Aug 16 2012: I remember seeing cricket at the Kaula Lumpur commonwealth games. I completely agree with you on the indoor stadium requirement!

      Interesting new format that you propose there! I specially like the 'you get 3 runs if caught at the boundary' one!

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