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ICC plays down threat to one-day format

Australia Examination batsman Usman Khawaja has actually stated One-Day cricket was “passing away a slow-moving fatality,” while previous Pakistan captain Wasim Akram called the style a “drag”

The controling International Cricket Council (ICC) soft-pedaled risks to the video game’s 50-overs style on Wednesday and also stated a “healthy and balanced” variety of One-Day Internationals will certainly be played in the 2023-27 cycle.

The expansion of profitable residential T20 organizations have actually constrained up cricket’s already-strained schedule and also England all-rounder Ben Stokes associated his shock ODI retired life to an “unsustainable” timetable.

Previously this month South Africa deserted their ODI excursion of Australia as it encountered the launch of their residential T20 organization increasing their possibilities of certifying straight for following year’s Globe Mug in India.

ICC president Geoff Allardice stated structuring of the video game’s 3 layouts was gone over at the controling body’s yearly basic conference in Birmingham where the Future Tours Program (FTP) 2023-27 was settled.

” I assume at this phase there is some conversation, not particularly concerning ODIs, however concerning the mix of layouts within the schedule,” Allardice informed a video clip seminar.

” Nations have actually been, in their FTPs, are still arranging a healthy and balanced variety of ODIs too.

” So in the FTP, I do not assume you’ll see any kind of substantial adjustment to the variety of ODIs or the percentage of ODIs as being prepared.”

Australia Examination batsman Usman Khawaja has actually stated One-Day cricket was “passing away a slow-moving fatality”, while previous Pakistan captain Wasim Akram called the style a “drag.”

Allardice yielded some participants placed “certain interest on their residential organizations” however urged their dedication to global and also reciprocal cricket was “as solid as it’s ever before been”.

” Each of them needs to take care of that equilibrium in between residential competitors, their global timetable and also the administration of their gamers.

” Each of those boards remains in a little various scenario. So there isn’t a one-size-fits-all strategy to that stabilizing concern.”

ICC chairman Greg Barclay recognized franchise-based organizations were increasing quick.

” So there’s a great deal of stress on the schedule, however I’m uncertain it’s an oblique factor,” stated the New Zealander.

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