Couch Talk 195 with Tim Wigmore and Freddie Wilde


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In this episode, cricket journalist Tim Wigmore and Cricket analyst Freddie Wilde, co-authors of the book “Cricket 2.0: Inside the T20 revolution” discuss the following: [Buy the book from AMAZON] a) What should a T20 scorecard look like? b) Why is the discourse around T20 doesn’t seem to have the appreciation of T20 being a different sport from cricket? c) What more measures of T20 performances are done by teams to illuminate the sport better? d) What is the contest in T20: bat v bat, ball v ball, or ball v bat? e) What sort of specialization of T20 skills in players is to be expected in the future? f) Could pitches be standardized in T20s to better understand the contest? g) CSK v RCB methodologies h) Are “The Hundred” and “T10” as sport more differentiated from cricket than T20 is?