I Know There Are Indian Cricketers Who Would Love To Play In ‘The Hundred’ And Other Leagues

I Know There Are Indian Cricketers Who Would Love To Play In ‘The Hundred’ And Other Leagues

Eoin Morgan, captain of the England cricket group in limited-over format, says that there are Indian gamers who would need to take part in ‘The Hundred’, which is ECB’s new idea for 100-ball per innings contest. The event was scheduled for final yr however was postponed to 2021 owing to the pandemic.

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) doesn’t enable any Indian participant, contracted or non-contracted, to play any franchise cricket exterior India. Earlier off-spinner Harbhajan Singh needed to withdraw his title from The Hundred’s draft as he was contracted with the IPL.

The likes of Yuvraj Singh, Irfan Pathan, Munaf Patel, and Sandeep Tyagi have been granted NOC to characteristic in abroad leagues solely after that they had retired from all cricket – worldwide, IPL, home – in India.

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Eoin Morgan, with out naming any participant mentioned that among the Indian gamers would like to play within the franchise leagues world wide and expertise completely different circumstances.

“Just having conversations out here about ‘The Hundred’, I know that there are Indian cricketers out here who would love to play in The Hundred and other competitions around the world. They love travelling and experiencing new conditions and cultures, and they would add huge value to a tournament like that,” Eoin Morgan informed Sky Sports.

Franchise leagues world wide will turn out to be extra dominant: Eoin Morgan

The Kolkata Knight Riders skipper reckons franchise cricket will dominate within the decade to return and the ICC ought to pay heed to cricket boards which are shedding gamers to the glitz of white-ball cricket. Teams like West Indies have suffered so much as their gamers have opted to play within the T20 leagues over enjoying for West Indies.

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“My greatest fear is that the sport isn’t altering and accommodating the tempo at which it’s rising. It is unquestionably an space of concern and one which wants enchancment going ahead since you play in opposition to international locations and a few aren’t in a position to play their greatest XIs as a result of they’re competing in opposition to massive leagues world wide.

“Whoever is in charge needs to think about what that looks like in 10 years’ time because if they don’t manage it, franchise leagues around the world will become more dominant,” the 2019 World Cup-winning captain acknowledged.

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