Former Australian captain Aaron Finch has suggested reducing the One Day International (ODI) game to 40 overs amid concerns over declining spectator interest and sluggish over rates. Finch’s words reflect a growing sentiment among the cricket world that the traditional 50-over format is losing its appeal, especially compared to the rapid rise of Twenty20 International (T20), which has captured the imagination of young audiences around the world. Have done.
Finch said, in my opinion I think the game has gone on too long. In England, they used to have Pro-40 and that was a big competition. In my opinion I think the game has gone on too long. The speed at which teams bowl their 50 overs is so slow, it is about 11 or 12 overs/hour less and that is not acceptable.
People will argue that maybe it’s a glorified T20 game, but it’s all about the crowd. However, Callum Ferguson, another former Australian cricketer who did not agree with Finch’s proposal, expressed reservations about universally adopting the 40-over format. I am not so ready for every series.
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