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Old April 10, 2007, 04:19 AM
rafiq rafiq is offline
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Default Post WC scenarios: County cricket, cash, babes and the loss of innocence

Yes, we are smack in the middle of what's turned out to be a semi-final chase....there's a lot of cricket to be played yet...but by winning 2 big matches the team has done enough to get recognized all over the cricket world. Accolades are pouring in, the journalists in the Carribean are working over-time to keep up, and fickle fans are in love with Ashraful and JO again (OK maybe not JO yet).

Would be curious to hear thoughts on commercial and cricketing prospects post WC. While commerce is important, I fear the team will lose a bit of its current naivety and go the way of the Indians/Pakistanis if there is too much of it. It was remarkable how accessible the team members were to fans at least in the early part of the world cup - surely the days of innocence are numbered! At the team hotel in Antigua while standing around the buffet line with the team, it was remarkable to me that not a single English/Aussie fan (they were all there for the cricket) at the bar got off their barstool to walk over and meet the BD team or get an autograph! Doubt if that would happen after the SA match.

What's interesting is whether there are any genuine county cricket prospects. Ashraful should hopefully move up from his Liverpool league stint. Tamim, Aftab may be interesting but not sure anyone will pick them up yet. Mashrafee and the spinners are also an option - especially Saquib or Razzak if a team is looking to bring in some young spin talent.
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Old April 10, 2007, 04:40 AM
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Is there any BC member in the carribean now for an update on the crickteres activities?
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