IANS |November 4, 2019, 3:24 PM IST
If the Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI) revolutionised T20 cricket by introducing the Indian Premier League (IPL), they need to take it one step additional by bringing within the idea of Energy Participant within the subsequent version of the cash-rich league. Groups might be allowed to substitute a participant on the fall of a wicket or on the finish of an over at any level within the sport.
Chatting with IANS, a senior BCCI official stated that the idea has already been authorised, however might be mentioned additional within the IPL Governing Council assembly that can happen on the BCCI HQ in Mumbai on Tuesday.
“We’re a situation the place a crew won’t title the Taking part in XI. They’ll announce the 15 and a participant may be substituted at both the autumn of a wicket or on the finish of the over at any level within the sport. Whereas we need to introduce it within the IPL, making an attempt the idea first within the upcoming Mushtaq Ali Trophy may very well be the perfect method ahead,” the official stated.
Explaining how the thought will truly change the sport, the official stated the idea has the capability to vary match conditions and induce out-of-the-box considering and strategising from the 2 groups and interact even the followers additional.
“Think about you want 20 runs off the final six balls and you’ve got Andre Russell sitting within the dug-out as he wasn’t one hundred percent and wasn’t a part of the unique XI. However now, he can simply stroll in and go slam-bang and win you the sport.
“Equally, say it’s essential defend six runs off the final over and you’ve got somebody like a Jasprit Bumrah sitting within the dug-out. So, what does the captain do? Brings in Bumrah on the finish of the 19th over and there you go. The idea has the potential to vary the sport,” the official stated.
Aside from deliberating on this idea on the IPL GC on Tuesday, the members may also evaluation the 2019 version of the cash-rich league. The crew may also talk about tips on how to go about making the following version of the league larger and higher on the subject of not simply the sport, but additionally fan engagement.
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