Gautam Gambhir additionally voiced his opinion on splitting ODI innings into into 4 components. © AFP
Former India opener Gautam Gambhir and Australian tempo nice Brett Lee have rejected the concept of splitting T20 matches into 4 innings. There have been talks not too long ago about splitting a T20 recreation into 4 innings as cricket continues to innovate. “I am not a giant believer that we must always cut up T20 cricket into two innings. I feel, Sachin Tendulkar someplace gave a suggestion that we may strive doing it with 50 overs which makes plenty of sense, since you’ve received 25 overs (every),” Gambhir mentioned on Star Sports activities present Cricket Linked. Lee, one of many quickest bowlers to have performed the sport, mentioned he wished to maintain sure issues conventional.
“I’m all for T20 cricket whether or not it is the Indian Premier League or the Large Bash to have some aptitude about it, some pleasure to convey folks to the sport,” Lee mentioned.
“However there are some stuff you need to maintain conventional in the case of cricket and I feel having 4 innings is a bit an excessive amount of. I nonetheless suppose it is all the time good to see a goal, and attempt to chase that concentrate on down or defend it,” he added.
Talking about splitting the one-dayers into 4 components, Gambhir mentioned, “It additionally in all probability takes the toss away as properly as a result of in some circumstances the toss performs an enormous position and I used to be completely in favour of that as properly.
“However not in T20 cricket, it is too brief a format and there is hardly any time. Splitting that into 10 overs every will likely be too brief an inning,” the World Cup-winning opener mentioned.