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Started by: grimshaw (2879) 

Is it finished as a spectator sport given the T 20 and other limited over games .?
Lets see if this thread is ruined .

Started: 13th Sep 2021 at 18:34

Posted by: whups (6617) 

it could be grim & it will see the demise of test cricket if it does . "you know who" will no-doubt put a comment on once he sees our names .

Replied: 13th Sep 2021 at 23:58

Posted by: Ranger (24)

I hope not. I love going to Old Trafford watching the 4 day county games. 4 day County cricket on its own, however, does not make money. The revenue from Test Match cricket, however, keeps most counties going.

Replied: 14th Sep 2021 at 08:45

Posted by: fossil (6842)

Test match,4 day and 60 over one day cricket is proper cricket.
The rest,The Hundred and T20 is just for sloggers and swipers and negative bowlers,and somewhere to take the wife and kids for a couple of hours!

Replied: 14th Sep 2021 at 11:27

Posted by: whups (6617) 

unfortunately thats the form thats bringing the money in ? .

Replied: 14th Sep 2021 at 11:43

Posted by: grimshaw (2879) 

Interesting comments .
Thank you .

Replied: 14th Sep 2021 at 12:50

Posted by: whups (6617) 

have you noticed who,s back grim ? .

Replied: 14th Sep 2021 at 14:45

Posted by: peter g (2735) 

Ranger thats some going 22 posts in 8 years

Replied: 14th Sep 2021 at 14:56

Posted by: grimshaw (2879) 

I did notice whups .

Replied: 14th Sep 2021 at 16:01

Posted by: Ranger (24)

As you can see I am a cricket lover. Not really interested in football these days chaps. That,s my second post of the year.

Replied: 14th Sep 2021 at 17:23

Posted by: fossil (6842)

Ranger,it is the quality that counts,not the quantity. Good on you!
At least you attempted to comment on the thread.

Replied: 14th Sep 2021 at 19:53

Posted by: fossil (6842)

The IPL money has been the potential ruin of normal cricket,and I can't blame players from making a good living off what is offered.
Some of these franchises don't have a love of the game in their make up imo,and various cricket boards have been seduced by money offered by the likes of Allan Stanford.

Replied: 14th Sep 2021 at 20:31

Posted by: Ranger (24)

Thank you fossil. A man after my own heart.

Replied: 15th Sep 2021 at 08:49

Posted by: peter g (2735) 

Welcome back Ranger

Replied: 15th Sep 2021 at 14:29

Posted by: grimshaw (2879) 

You should post more often Ranger .
I am sure that given your love of cricket you could post some interesting topics on the game .

Replied: 15th Sep 2021 at 15:32

Posted by: GOLDEN BEAR (3997) 

I would like to second that ranger i have not heard of you before like all the long timers on the site but any time time you want to comment on cricket just to let you know i am a cricket fan beside footie fan and rugby league tooo ,,,,,GB

Replied: 18th Sep 2021 at 16:38

 

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