In the promotion of the over-50s World Cup held in India, it was said: ‘It takes a day’. as 13This As the edition of the tournament finally comes to an end today, one wonders whether the patience to endure these eight hours of action has truly run out.
It’s time to reflect on the takeaways, starting with India’s remarkable form that saw them reach the final on a 10-match winning streak. Afghanistan’s rise as a serious cricketing nation, a host of superhuman batting feats, or the emergence of someone like Rachin Ravindra as a top emerging talent must come a close second – but this does little to distract us from the bigger picture, which clearly indicates the future of the situation . Even 15 years ago it was the game’s biggest money-making format.
The next eight-year cycle announced by the International Cricket Council (ICC) until 2031 features two 50-over shows; It will be held in South Africa (with Zimbabwe and Namibia) in 2027 and again in India (with Bangladesh) in 2031. . However, as the chorus grows about whether the next edition will truly be the last, there’s a big question mark over whether this format will continue to remain relevant for such a long time.
The ICC has taken a bold stance for now, with chief commercial officer Anurag Dahiya dispelling such fears in the near future. ”Looking at the interaction on television, the numbers are extraordinary; 500 million by the end of 35This game (in a 48-game tournament). We’ve seen digital records broken twice in terms of concurrency,” Dahiya said.
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