20-20 cricket is better than 50-50 game
November 20, 2007 6:54am CST
After the T-20 world championship i am finding the 50-50 games quite boring. I only watch the first 15 overs and last 10 overs of the match. This was not the case before the t-20 championship. i think 20-20 match has overtaken the 50-50 matches in terms of popularity. The only thing i miss in 20-20 is "Sachin TEcndulkar".
20 Nov 07
well my friend T20 is not the real cricket. it is just how good you are in slogging. so if one batsman has a day he can do anything otherwise nothing. so it is not about skill but about a lot of luck. but when it is 50 overs you have a lot of time and so you have to play with a game plan and with lot of skills. one more big thing is if in a T20 game a team lost control for just 2 overs he can never recover, but in 50 over game you can recover from crisis situations and that is why it is more interesting.
21 Nov 07
different people have different views but the thing is a 20 over match is not at all a good way to judge the player. and also a player will never get a chance to score runs with style. he has to slog a lot and tha is the reson why I dont think t20 is at all a cricket. you can judge a player when he has to show his temparament.
4 Dec 07
Twenty20 is more exciting than odi and tests matches..But T-20 is all about hitting the ball hard.But i think tests matches are necessary in cricket.Its not only hitting the ball but it tests the players patience,stamina...So i would love to see the tests matches rather than odi or t-20..
21 Nov 07
i dont think this way as i have the same interest in 50-50 over game also as the time you are saying is boring at that time only the real cricket starts as in that phase only the batsmen look to consolidate the innings and the bowling team have to lookout that much runs are not given and wickets are taken.Hence i find that part also interesting and hence i have not lost interest in this form of game and still like to watch 50 over game. Yes i also miss sachin in 20-20 game as i think if he would have played then he would have got many runs and it will be the only form in which he would not be having record as he has the records in the rest two of the forms.
20 Nov 07
Definately..very true. Before this concept i used to watch only first fifteen overs and last 10 overs of the game and in the mean time just used to see the scores because the excitement is only in for these overs when hitting occurs or the batting collapse occurs. So they had introduced the same concept T20 cricket. So the new concept simply rocked.The interest the craze is 10times more for these matches. Also the fresh blood plays on and it is very good to see all the players very attentive on the field. After india winning the 1st world cup of this newly born concept.It is now becoming more and more famous and rocking in here also. T20 Rocks!!!
20 Nov 07
20-20 matches are more interesting than 50-50 because todays there is a little time for enjoy. Now nobody wants to matches for full day. In 20-20 there are so much tension and thriller. So 20-20 is more interesging than 50-50. Thnaks for discussion at this matter. Bye
26 Jun 08
hi Cryss 20-20 and 50-50 are two forms of cricket. Cricket is a bat-and-ball sport contested by two teams, usually of eleven players each. A cricket match is played on a grass field, roughly oval in shape, in the centre of which is a flat strip of ground 22 yards (20.12 m) long, called a cricket pitch. A wicket, usually made of wood, is placed at each end of the pitch. here are many different types and grades of cricket; those played professionally at an international level are Test cricket, One Day International cricket and Twenty20 cricket. Test cricket Test cricket is a form of international cricket started during the 1876/77 English cricket team's tour of Australia. The very first Test match began on 15 March 1877; Australia won by 45 runs. The Test cricket series between England and Australia is now called The Ashes. Since then, over 1,800 Test matches have been played and the number of Test playing nations has increased to ten with Bangladesh, the most recent nation elevated to Test status, making its debut in 2000. Test matches are two innings per side, and are nowadays restricted to a maximum of five days. In the past, Tests have been played over three, four, or six days, and some have been "Timeless" - played to a finish with no maximum duration. Tests that are not finished within the allotted time are drawn. One-day cricket Limited overs matches, also known as "one-day cricket", were introduced in the English domestic season of 1963 in response to demands for a shorter and more dramatic form of cricket. One-day, single-innings, matches often took place before this, but the innovation was the limiting of each side's innings to an agreed number of overs (nowadays usually 40 or 50). The idea was taken up in the international arena in 1971, during England's tour of Australia, when a match was played on the scheduled fifth day of the rained-off third Test. The one-day game has since become a crowd-pleaser and TV-audience-generator across the globe, hastened in part by the success of the inaugural World Cup in 1975. The abbreviations "ODI" (One Day International) or sometimes "LOI" (Limited Overs International) are used for international matches of this type. Innovations have included the introduction of coloured clothing, distinct tournaments, and "day-night" matches (where play extends into the night under floodlights); together with frequent nail-biting finishes and the impossibility of either side opting to play for a draw, these have seen ODI cricket gain many supporters. Twenty20 Cricket Twenty20 Cricket was first played in English domestic cricket in 2003 to popularise first-class cricket and attract more spectators. It has since spread to many other countries. A Twenty20 match consists of 20 overs for each side, a "free hit" after an illegal no-ball is bowled, short boundaries, batting-friendly pitches, and other rules designed to attract spectators who would not attend the slower-paced one-day games or test matches. The first men's Twenty20 international was between Australia and New Zealand in 2005, the first women's Twenty20 international having been between England and New Zealand in 2004. From 2007 to 2015 the Twenty20 World Championship will be held every two years; the first was staged in South Africa in 2007, and was won by India. It has an abbreviation as T20.