Former Indian participant Gautam Gambhir stated that there’s a novelty hooked up to the 50-over World Cup compared with the T20 World Cup.
ICC T20 World Cup 2021 is underway with the qualifiers stage and inside few days will enter the Super 12 stage.
Australia to host 2022 T20 World Cup
The T20 World Cup was initially scheduled to happen in Australia in 2020 however due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the occasion couldn’t be staged.
However the event shall be seen for 2 successive years with this 12 months’s version being held in Oman and the United Arab Emirates and greatest 12 months it will likely be performed in Australia.
Gautam Gambhir desires T20 World Cup to be held each three years
Gambhir, who was a part of India’s each 2007 (T20 World Cup) and 2011 (ODI World Cup) victorious campaigns, expressed his views on having again to again T20 World Cups decreases the enjoyment of a significant event and in contrast it with how 50-over World Cups are held throughout each 4 years.
“Born in 1981 and seeing cricket through the 90s and later, I find the win in the 50-over World Cup more of rewarding as compared to T20s. There is a novelty attached to the 50-over format. It is staged every four years whereas the T20 World Cup comes around in almost no time. We have one now and another next year in Australia” Gambhir wrote in his column for Times of India.
“Yes, the schedules have gone haywire as a consequence of Covid, however I’m not positive if the followers can actually recall the result of the earlier T20 World Cup with the identical accuracy as its 50-over counterpart.
“If anything, the authorities can deliberate on the idea of pushing the T20 World Cup every three years. If I become a champion today I would want to hold on to that position for at least some time,” he additional added.
India play their first match of the Super 12 stage in opposition to Pakistan on October 24 in Dubai.
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