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Old August 16, 2009, 10:09 PM
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Originally Posted by Ishtylish cricketer
Cricket administrators will have to make room for IPL otherwise, players will retire from international cricket. Cricket is slowly transforming into a profitable sports business like soccer, hockey, basketball, football, etc so the focus will shift from international events to league/franchise based tournaments. Can international cricket exist in parallel with the quick-fix money of IPL? Will the craving and lust for 20/20 lead to the eventual death of test cricket?
I don't believe that T20 will be the cause of the death Test cricket as will the genuine stubbornness and the lack of foresight to rectify the issues by the ICC and the journalist/fans that refuse to acknowledge that changes are needed to Test cricket.
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