India Today – Sourav Ganguly feels cricket bodies need to careful about the 100-ball format.

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  • Sourav Ganguly feels cricket bodies need to careful about the 100-ball format.
  • Ganguly feels cricket bodies need to careful about the 100-ball formatGanguly said 100-ball cricket will reduce the gap between good and ordinaryGanguly reiterated that Test cricket is the real challengeFormer India captain Sourav Ganguly on Friday expressed his concerns about the England and Wales Cricket Board’s plan for a 100-ball competition.
  • The 45-year old put his weight behind Test cricket, saying the real challenge is when you have to bowl with the same intensity even in the last session of a day.
  • The 100-ball cricket format was proposed in April as a way to attract new and younger audiences to the game but has had a mixed reaction from players and fans.
  • England director of cricket Andrew Strauss has said the 100-ball proposal, which the ECB wants to introduce from 2020, is aimed at “mums and kids in the summer holidays”.


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