Wednesday, March 22, 2023

‘What were they playing for?’: Steve Waugh on England vs Australia ODIs, blames overkill of cricket for low crowds

With so many cricket leagues, bilateral sequence, ICC tournaments, and home tournaments taking place all over the world, a whole lot of cricket is being performed. If we take into account Workforce India, the Males in Blue travelled to New Zealand straight after the T20 World Cup was over and after New Zealand tour, sequence in opposition to Bangladesh is lined up. Equally, Australia performed a ODI sequence in opposition to England instantly after the T20 World Cup and now have a Take a look at sequence in opposition to West Indies scheduled in December.

Throughout the bilateral sequence between arch-rivals Australia and England, the low turnout of spectators within the stadiums grabbed fairly a couple of eyeballs. Whereas some cricket consultants draw their causes for the low attendance, former Australia captain Steve Waugh has opined on the matter.

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“There’s a whole lot of cricket it’s arduous to comply with, as a spectator its very arduous to maintain up with it. (The) three one-dayers in opposition to England appeared a bit insignificant actually, I imply what have been they taking part in for? There wasn’t an enormous crowd, I believe the general public has nearly overdosed on cricket,” stated Waugh on SEN’s Saturday Morning Mowers Membership present.

The Australia legend additional pointed in direction of the shuffle and rotation of gamers in cricket groups as of late, on account of hectic schedules. He highlighted the way it turns into tough for the viewers to ascertain a connection because the gamers maintain altering.

“You need the particular sequence to be iconic just like the Ashes or in opposition to England, it’s arduous to comply with the Australian aspect as a result of each time they play they’ve a unique workforce on the sector,” stated Waugh.

“For the followers and spectators, it’s arduous to make a connection since you’re unsure who’s taking part in, I don’t know whether or not it’s anybody’s fault however you want that consistency within the Australian aspect,” he concluded.

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