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Old January 10, 2010, 11:24 AM
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i dont think this deserves a thread, but something I wanted to share with you all. CI just did a prediction about the game's future in 2010s, and Peter English said that Bangladesh will shape up to be a team which challenges top teams regularly.
http://www.cricinfo.com/decadereview...ry/443194.html
Peter English Australasia editor, Cricinfo
Tired of meaningless fixtures, bored by the constant cheque presentations, and worn down by the dominance of corruption and gambling, spectators will have deserted Twenty20 by 2019. The proliferation of domestic tournaments at the beginning of the decade will hold their spark for a couple of years before the followers lose interest as the players switch allegiances as quickly as team uniforms change. Due to the power of the corporate backers, the results will be decided in the boardrooms, despite the pretence that those on the field are actually involved in determining who wins. Test cricket will have regained its status as the unsullied, sparkling form of the game, although it will be played under lights, over four days and in a minimum of three-game contests. Ireland and the Netherlands will be above Zimbabwe and West Indies on the rankings, with Bangladesh regularly challenging the top teams.

S Rajesh stats editor, Cricinf
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