facebook Twitter RSS Feed YouTube StumbleUpon

Home | Forum | Chat | Tours | Articles | Pictures | News | Tools | History | Tourism | Search

 
 


Go Back   BanglaCricket Forum > Cricket > Cricket

Cricket Join fellow Tigers fans to discuss all things Cricket

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old October 15, 2006, 03:57 AM
cricman's Avatar
cricman cricman is offline
Cricket Guru
 
Join Date: February 8, 2005
Location: Deleting Evidence
Favorite Player: Dubya
Posts: 9,359
Default BCCI will not host Bangladesh

Quote:
IT'S GOING to be a long time before Bangladesh play in India again. Following extremely poor response from the spectators for the matches involving Bangladesh, the BCCI is actively considering snapping up the reciprocal system- the guiding principle in bilateral series - with the Bangladesh Cricket Board.

As per the system BCCI is working on, the BCCI will not host the minnows in any bilateral series. Instead, it will send its teams more often to Bangladesh. India visited Bangladesh for a Test series in 2004 and is likely to visit again after the World Cup. Meanwhile, Bangladesh will not play any series in India.

When asked what made the BCCI think of changing the existing system, a BCCI official said it was being done purely to keep the spectators' interest alive in the game. "We have witnessed a poor response from the spectators involving Bangladesh in Champions Trophy and prior to it. Since cricket is spectators' game, there is no point in hosting matches which doesn't even have few hundred people watching it," he said. On the contrary, he said, we will have packed-to-capacity stadiums if Bangladesh play India in their own backyard.

Denying that commercial interest had any role in the move, the official said the Board would get the telecast rights money irrespective of who India were playing. But even after agreeing to what the official maintained, there can't be two opinions about the nosedive the gate-money takes. And given the high pricing of the tickets, it is a considerable loss to even cash-rich BCCI.
But would it be acceptable to Bangladesh Board? "Well we hope they should not have any problems as what we are planning is in the interest of the game," he said.

Besides, he said, it was also in the interest of Bangla cricket as well. "Cricket in Bangladesh will come up more quickly when the teams from outside go and play there rather than them going out. The local standard always goes up when we have better teams coming over," the official said.
http://in.sports.yahoo.com/061015/32/68ici.html

Hell yeah I have an issue and the BCB better not get pushed around by the BCCI like this unless India is willing to come over this November and play us.
__________________
12.6 Syed Rasel to Sangakkara, OUT: What a delivery, completely fooled Sangakkara, first five delivery were the outswingers and now, this one comes in sharply, Sangakkara tries to left it and ball hits the off stump, top class bowling!
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old October 15, 2006, 06:03 AM
cricfanz cricfanz is offline
ODI Cricketer
 
Join Date: April 25, 2005
Favorite Player: nadif chowdhury
Posts: 716

As much as I detest the belittling, I have to admit that it makes sense...
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old October 15, 2006, 06:23 AM
Yameen's Avatar
Yameen Yameen is offline
Test Cricketer
 
Join Date: June 27, 2004
Location: Bath, United Kingdom
Favorite Player: Jayasuria
Posts: 1,868

the stadiums werent exactly full up when durin the windies, lanka and zimbo matches?????!!!!!
__________________
Jamie Siddons is at slip, and decided enough is enough. He yells out. "For christ sake, it's not a 'f*ckin test match."
Waugh replies: " Of course it isn't … You're here. "
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old October 15, 2006, 06:52 AM
battye battye is offline
Test Cricketer
 
Join Date: December 28, 2004
Posts: 1,141

Quote:
Originally Posted by Yameen
the stadiums werent exactly full up when durin the windies, lanka and zimbo matches?????!!!!!
http://content-www1.cricinfo.com/ci/...ry/261818.html

Quote:
Gayle's 34-ball 41 ended with another casual hoick, but two glorious sixes from Brian Lara finished off the job and continued the Champions Trophy's tradition of hideous mismatches. If not for the lure of Lara, even the 32 folk that bought tickets for this shambles might have had second thoughts.
__________________
http://www.online-scrabble.com
"Big six by the big man" - Wasim Akram & Sunil Gavaskar on Mark Cosgrove
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old October 15, 2006, 07:07 AM
Sami's Avatar
Sami Sami is offline
BanglaCricket Multimedia
 
Join Date: September 4, 2003
Location: Chester, UK
Posts: 1,927

BCCI is strictly a money making profit driven organization. A lot cannot be expected off them. Eitherways if they send teams to Bangladesh its not half as bad... after all Bangladesh gets some much needed money and we get to play more cricket. As long as teams outside the subcontinent are happy to have us its all good in my book.
__________________
Pain heals... Chicks dig scars... Glory lasts forever...
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old October 15, 2006, 07:04 AM
oracle oracle is offline
Cricket Legend
 
Join Date: July 25, 2003
Location: U.A.E
Posts: 3,750

ar ki bolbo? we need to start beating India ,and soon, even if it is at home.
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old October 15, 2006, 08:24 AM
Ahmed_B's Avatar
Ahmed_B Ahmed_B is offline
BanglaCricket Staff
 
Join Date: February 3, 2004
Posts: 5,566

Well its plain and simple. India had tried long and tried very hard to get ICC to restrict Bangladesh to playing home matches only... depriving BD from all away matches. They failed to do that in the new FTP and there were also matches that were supposed to be hosted by India with BD. So this time they went shamelessly beyond all the sports-ethics and just came up with a stupid and lame excuse for avoiding to have to host Bangladesh. So many matches even between the stronger teams get played with unexpectedly low spectators all around often. If not this one... they would probably have come up with another excuse. But the moto is not to host BD. BCCI will be paid back for this sort of deeds one day for sure. It is a matter of time now.

BTW... I do smell 'bhara' showing up in this tread again... and hopelessly trying to justify BCCI's move even on this stupid point.
__________________
Well...you only get one chance to make your first impression somewhere...!
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old October 15, 2006, 08:27 AM
6alltheway 6alltheway is offline
ODI Cricketer
 
Join Date: June 29, 2005
Posts: 712

Indians only go and see top team plays so didnt expect much from them anyways.

i havent seen seats so empty in any other country apart from india when BD go and play there, even in england its always almost full.

its sad but its reality and we have to stick with it coz it does make sense.
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old October 15, 2006, 08:36 AM
shujan shujan is offline
Test Cricketer
 
Join Date: December 27, 2004
Posts: 1,248

BCCI is full of [edit]. They need to promot a game against Bangladesh in india. Instead of marketing a game they discourage BCB to begin with. Did they refuse to host Zimbabwe? They hosted Zimbabwe before. They are violating ICC rule by not inviting BCB. How come ICC is quite about it?

Bangladesh should stop inviting India too. We do not need bigots come and play in Bangladesh.

Last edited by chinaman; October 15, 2006 at 11:36 AM.. Reason: mod.content
Reply With Quote
  #10  
Old October 15, 2006, 10:11 AM
Sovik's Avatar
Sovik Sovik is offline
Cricket Guru
 
Join Date: August 17, 2005
Location: Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Favorite Player: Brian Charles Lara
Posts: 9,241

Quote:
Originally Posted by shujan
BCCI is full of [edit]. They need to promot a game against Bangladesh in india. Instead of marketing a game they discourage BCB to begin with. Did they refuse to host Zimbabwe? They hosted Zimbabwe before. They are violating ICC rule by not inviting BCB. How come ICC is quite about it?

Bangladesh should stop inviting India too. We do not need bigots come and play in Bangladesh.
if BCCI is [edit], ICC is [edit]. and they make one hell of a team. we didn't expect them to host us. they should host south africa and australia more often, suffer some defeat on their homeground and make the falooda of their reputation.
__________________
All I know about boxing is never bet on the white guy. - Frank Drebin

Last edited by chinaman; October 15, 2006 at 11:37 AM..
Reply With Quote
  #11  
Old October 15, 2006, 08:30 AM
Pundit Pundit is offline
Banned
 
Join Date: August 17, 2002
Location: Virginia, USA
Posts: 3,338

This is only a reflection of India's aspiration to become the 2nd most capitalist country on the plan...and a little reflection of there growing hubris as well.
Reply With Quote
  #12  
Old October 15, 2006, 09:52 AM
SS SS is offline
Cricket Guru
 
Join Date: February 24, 2004
Posts: 9,118

Quote:
Originally Posted by Pundit
This is only a reflection of India's aspiration to become the 2nd most capitalist country on the plan...and a little reflection of there growing hubris as well.
There is end to all Imperialism or change in power in capitalist market, otherwise there won't be notion of being 'superior' or working to topple the 'inferior'. But at the end what good it does to both party, only God knows.
Reply With Quote
  #13  
Old October 15, 2006, 09:36 AM
FagunerAgun FagunerAgun is offline
Banned
 
Join Date: February 18, 2006
Favorite Player: Rafiq and Tendulkar
Posts: 5,636
Smile What can we do?

Only BD's consistant performance in an above average level will be the response to BCCI.Then Indian team will not be invited in BD.

Last edited by chinaman; October 15, 2006 at 11:33 AM.. Reason: mod.content. Please avoid unnecessary formating, Thanks.
Reply With Quote
  #14  
Old October 15, 2006, 10:11 AM
Mahmood's Avatar
Mahmood Mahmood is offline
Administrator
Operations & Administrations
 
Join Date: June 20, 2002
Location: Montreal, Canada
Favorite Player: Mashrafe Mortaza
Posts: 7,772

This actually helps us, we make lot more money hosting any matches involving India, sold out gallaries, huge tv deals, pouring sponsorship.

We make nothing on away series.

Be it.
Reply With Quote
  #15  
Old October 15, 2006, 10:17 AM
jga's Avatar
jga jga is offline
Club Cricketer
 
Join Date: February 18, 2005
Location: Perth, Australia
Favorite Player: Sakib Al Hasan
Posts: 98

While I think BCCI is money hungry yes.. Their ideology makes sense.. BCB would do the same to Namibia for example, if we were a good team.. Only when we start winning consistently, will we able to avoid this sort of discrimination..

But until it's there, it's just more incentive for us to try and kick India's behinds when they tour Bangladesh. So, first we have to let our playing do the talking, before we expect BCCI to sway and be fair.
__________________
It's not the coach's fault, nor is it the fault of the lack of the players' talents.. It's the attitude..
Reply With Quote
  #16  
Old October 15, 2006, 12:04 PM
Baundule's Avatar
Baundule Baundule is offline
Banned
 
Join Date: November 5, 2004
Favorite Player: Lara
Posts: 5,902

Quote:
Originally Posted by jga
While I think BCCI is money hungry yes.. Their ideology makes sense.. BCB would do the same to Namibia for example, if we were a good team.. Only when we start winning consistently, will we able to avoid this sort of discrimination..

But until it's there, it's just more incentive for us to try and kick India's behinds when they tour Bangladesh. So, first we have to let our playing do the talking, before we expect BCCI to sway and be fair.
Our playing is enough to kick India. They are no ...... or something that we have to wait for certain years and show that we are capable enough. They are bunch of selfish stupids. We dont need to prove anything to them.

Last edited by Tehsin; October 15, 2006 at 10:14 PM.. Reason: language
Reply With Quote
  #17  
Old October 15, 2006, 10:31 AM
Ganesh Ganesh is offline
Club Cricketer
 
Join Date: December 11, 2004
Posts: 164

Would anyone put his money on a loss making venture? Why is BCCI expected to do something like that for the larger good of mankind or whatever like that? BCCI is not a Govt run organization, so to say. They have to pay their employees and players no matter what. If BCCI make a loss, they cannot pass it to players and employees. If ICC is expecting BCCI to organize more loss making games, they who have to bear the losses instead. Or may be they should take a cut on the profit share in games that make lot of money. You do what I say and bear the loss for me is not an eptable model

It makes sense to both sides to play the series in BD at least for now. BD makes more money and BCCI doesn't lose.
Reply With Quote
  #18  
Old October 15, 2006, 11:02 AM
ZunaidH ZunaidH is offline
ODI Cricketer
 
Join Date: May 29, 2004
Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Favorite Player: Shakib
Posts: 745

Personally, I don't see why we should be so disturbed if we don't get an invitation to play in India. If India is going to send their team more often to BD, I can live with that. In fact I think that is a really good idea.

We need to take the wicket factor out of the picture and be able to win consistently against teams like India in the homeground. Playing outside the comfort zone once in a while is a good idea and we should welcome the invitation anytime one comes along.

On a separate note, we should play more often against teams that are less consistent than India. In my opinion, the two teams from the big league that we should play more often are Pakistan and West Indies. I think the current Bangladesh team is quite capable of pulling in victories against bigger teams if applied in the field properly. My 2 cents on the two matches against WI and Srilanka - we had a fair chance to win on both the games. We just did not apply ourselves hard enough. (I have seen both the games from beginning to end, every single ball on both innings) WI and Pakistan are easier targets than anyone else. Let's not get emotional, rather get more clinical in executing our strategy.

I completely understand BCCI 's point and fail to endorse Ahmed_B, Shujon or the others who seem to be complaining solely from an emotional point of view. End of the day it is a business venture. And what is wrong with capitalism?
Reply With Quote
  #19  
Old October 15, 2006, 11:25 AM
shujan shujan is offline
Test Cricketer
 
Join Date: December 27, 2004
Posts: 1,248

Quote:
Originally Posted by ZunaidH
Personally, I don't see why we should be so disturbed if we don't get an invitation to play in India. If India is going to send their team more often to BD, I can live with that. In fact I think that is a really good idea.

We need to take the wicket factor out of the picture and be able to win consistently against teams like India in the homeground. Playing outside the comfort zone once in a while is a good idea and we should welcome the invitation anytime one comes along.

On a separate note, we should play more often against teams that are less consistent than India. In my opinion, the two teams from the big league that we should play more often are Pakistan and West Indies. I think the current Bangladesh team is quite capable of pulling in victories against bigger teams if applied in the field properly. My 2 cents on the two matches against WI and Srilanka - we had a fair chance to win on both the games. We just did not apply ourselves hard enough. (I have seen both the games from beginning to end, every single ball on both innings) WI and Pakistan are easier targets than anyone else. Let's not get emotional, rather get more clinical in executing our strategy.

I completely understand BCCI 's point and fail to endorse Ahmed_B, Shujon or the others who seem to be complaining solely from an emotional point of view. End of the day it is a business venture. And what is wrong with capitalism?
It is hard to believe that BCCI cannot attract people to watch Tigers. If you see indian response to Srilanka and Pakistani matches, they are great. BCCI should market Tigers as well.

If India comes to Bangladesh they are taking Bangladeshi taka. So they are making money from Bangladesis. BCCI is not giving the same opportunity to us.

BCCI may make up the lose in India from Bangladesh matches. They are too greedy.
Reply With Quote
  #20  
Old October 16, 2006, 01:22 AM
kalpurush's Avatar
kalpurush kalpurush is offline
Moderator
 
Join Date: June 7, 2005
Location: Victoria: Heaven's Earth!
Posts: 17,004

Quote:
Originally Posted by ZunaidH
And what is wrong with capitalism?
Karl Marx could answer this question far better than us!
Reply With Quote
  #21  
Old October 15, 2006, 11:09 AM
shujan shujan is offline
Test Cricketer
 
Join Date: December 27, 2004
Posts: 1,248

Quote:
Originally Posted by Ganesh
Would anyone put his money on a loss making venture? Why is BCCI expected to do something like that for the larger good of mankind or whatever like that? BCCI is not a Govt run organization, so to say. They have to pay their employees and players no matter what. If BCCI make a loss, they cannot pass it to players and employees. If ICC is expecting BCCI to organize more loss making games, they who have to bear the losses instead. Or may be they should take a cut on the profit share in games that make lot of money. You do what I say and bear the loss for me is not an eptable model

It makes sense to both sides to play the series in BD at least for now. BD makes more money and BCCI doesn't lose.

Fine! BCCI can save their money. No problem. So will I. I just sat and calculated how much money I spend on Indian product. With movies, indian food and grocery it runs more then US $1000 per year. I can asure you that I am not going to spend a single dollar in Indian products untill BCCI invites BCB in India.

I encourage all the tigers fan to watch English movie instead of Indian musicals, eat English and Australian food (which is healthier) instead of Indian spicy stomach burning food. Avoid buying indian rice, spices, groceries from Indian places. Listen to Bengali and english music instead of indian cacaphony.

I wish millions of Tigers fan can restrain spending millions of dollars to Indian products while BCCI save money by disrespecting BCB. BCCI has every right to make money, and I have all the rights to spend my money wherever I want. Trust me it will not be on an Indian products anytime soon.
Reply With Quote
  #22  
Old October 15, 2006, 01:15 PM
al Furqaan's Avatar
al Furqaan al Furqaan is offline
Cricket Sage
 
Join Date: February 18, 2004
Location: New York City
Favorite Player: Mominul, Nasir, Taskin
Posts: 20,413

Quote:
Originally Posted by Ganesh
Would anyone put his money on a loss making venture? Why is BCCI expected to do something like that for the larger good of mankind or whatever like that? BCCI is not a Govt run organization, so to say. They have to pay their employees and players no matter what. If BCCI make a loss, they cannot pass it to players and employees. If ICC is expecting BCCI to organize more loss making games, they who have to bear the losses instead. Or may be they should take a cut on the profit share in games that make lot of money. You do what I say and bear the loss for me is not an eptable model

It makes sense to both sides to play the series in BD at least for now. BD makes more money and BCCI doesn't lose.
so you are saying that when the rules don't suit you, ignore them and create your own???

no one is against the BCCI making a profit (as if). BCCI will turn a profit regardless in other big series. there are marketing ploys you can use you know...e.g. couple a BD home series with a home series featuring Pak or OZ, and sell the tickets coupled together. no tix available for just the big show. as cheap as indians are, they would more often than not watch their boys lay a drubbing on us. and who knows, maybe a surprise is on the books.

for a country bent on regional domination, to not be able to figure out how to put a few thousand ppl in the stands is a bit ludicrous, is it not?

with all that being said, i don't mind playing them at home...more cricket for us, more money, and perhaps, just perhaps we can smack those blue-clad [edit] back across the border.
__________________
Bangladesh is a stronger team with Shakib al Hasan.
Bangladesh is a stronger team without Shakib al Hasan.

Last edited by Ehsan; October 16, 2006 at 07:31 AM.. Reason: mod.content - Ehsan
Reply With Quote
  #23  
Old October 15, 2006, 01:54 PM
layperson's Avatar
layperson layperson is offline
Cricket Legend
 
Join Date: April 7, 2006
Favorite Player: Tamim & Sakib
Posts: 2,574

Quote:
Originally Posted by al Furqaan
so you are saying that when the rules don't suit you, ignore them and create your own???

no one is against the BCCI making a profit (as if). BCCI will turn a profit regardless in other big series. there are marketing ploys you can use you know...e.g. couple a BD home series with a home series featuring Pak or OZ, and sell the tickets coupled together. no tix available for just the big show. as cheap as indians are, they would more often than not watch their boys lay a drubbing on us. and who knows, maybe a surprise is on the books.

for a country bent on regional domination, to not be able to figure out how to put a few thousand ppl in the stands is a bit ludicrous, is it not?

with all that being said, i don't mind playing them at home...more cricket for us, more money, and perhaps, just perhaps we can smack those blue-clad p*****s back across the border.
]

Super post !!!! I loved reading it all the way!!
Reply With Quote
  #24  
Old October 15, 2006, 09:42 PM
al Furqaan's Avatar
al Furqaan al Furqaan is offline
Cricket Sage
 
Join Date: February 18, 2004
Location: New York City
Favorite Player: Mominul, Nasir, Taskin
Posts: 20,413

Quote:
Originally Posted by shahriyar
]

Super post !!!! I loved reading it all the way!!
i wrote it for you, man

__________________
Bangladesh is a stronger team with Shakib al Hasan.
Bangladesh is a stronger team without Shakib al Hasan.
Reply With Quote
  #25  
Old October 21, 2006, 10:14 AM
Ganesh Ganesh is offline
Club Cricketer
 
Join Date: December 11, 2004
Posts: 164

Quote:
Originally Posted by al Furqaan
so you are saying that when the rules don't suit you, ignore them and create your own???
.
If ICC or whoever advocating BD playing India can bear the loss, BCCI should have no problem. If ICC expects BCCI to do something, then it has to bear the burden of loss or else not ask for profit share when there is profit. BCCI is not just running cricket, it also needs to pay its employees.

Quote:
Originally Posted by al Furqaan

no one is against the BCCI making a profit (as if).
Show me someone who is willing to bear the loss.


Quote:
Originally Posted by al Furqaan
for a country bent on regional domination, to not be able to figure out how to put a few thousand ppl in the stands is a bit ludicrous, is it not?
BCCI cannot force people to watch the game. They can only attract people, for which teams like BD should compete and not lose the games by an innings and some which is the most common result.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:20 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
BanglaCricket.com
 

About Us | Contact Us | Privacy Policy | Partner Sites | Useful Links | Banners |

© BanglaCricket