Thread: Bradman Oration
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Old December 14, 2011, 03:21 PM
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Default Bradman Oration

I'm guessing it was a great speech by Rahul Wall Dravid. CI published two separate articles based on two very important points that he made.

On scheduling:
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"It must scale down this mad merry-go-round that teams and players find themselves in: heading off for two-Test tours and seven-match ODI series with a few Twenty20s thrown in." Dravid described Test cricket as "the gold standard" and the form that the players most wanted to play, ODI cricket had kept the game's revenues going for three decades while T20 was the format the fans wanted to see. Despite the popularity of T20, Dravid said, "Test cricket deserves to be protected, it is what the world's best know they will be judged by".
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On clean up the game:
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"As players, the one way we can stay ahead for the game is if we are willing to be monitored and regulated closely. Even if it means giving up a little bit of freedom of movement and privacy. If it means undergoing dope tests, let us never say no.
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