“I Switch Off The TV After A Point”: Ravichandran Ashwin On ODIs Losing Relevance

“I Switch Off The TV After A Point”: Ravichandran Ashwin On ODIs Losing Relevance

S India off spinner Ravi Chandran Ashwin He believes that ODI cricket needs to find its relevance as the 50-over format is becoming an expanded form of T20 cricket with no “glitches and flow”. Bilateral ODIs around the world are rapidly losing importance and some are like the former head coach of India. Ravi Shastri They want more franchise-based T20 leagues than this type of series. “It’s a question of relevance and I think ODI cricket needs to find its relevance. It needs to find its place,” said Ashwin, who has taken 151 wickets in 113 ODIs. Said in the upcoming show of ‘Podcast’. .

The podcast is hosted by the former England captain. Michael Vaughan And left-arm spinner Phil Tufnell.

“The greatest beauty of one-day cricket is – sadly – the flow and flow of the game. People took their time and took the game deeper. The ODI format was a format where bowlers used to say.” The 35-year-old added.

Ashwin, himself a “cricket nut”, admitted that he turned off his TV after one point while watching an ODI match.

“Even as a cricket badger and cricket nut, I turn off the TV after one point and it’s too scary for the format of the game. The T20 format,” he maintained.

Currently, two new balls are used in an ODI innings but Ashwin insisted on returning to the old format where one ball was used, saying it would be a level playing field.

“I think a ball is something that will work and spinners will come into the game to bowl more at the back. The reverse swing can come back, which is very important for the game,” Twitter, which has There are 442 Test wickets, he added. .

Ashwin’s comments come at a time when South Africa has decided to withdraw from the ODI series in Australia, which was scheduled to be played in January, due to the schedule and start of its domestic T20 match.


“I would also say that we need to go back to the ball we used around 2010. I don’t think we will use the same ball now,” the off-spinner signed.

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