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End of an (ODI world cup) era

doosra 2023-11-19 17:16:55 

and most of the other Aussies in this final

most of the other Indians in this final

Most of the Kiwis

Most of the other English

De Kock
and many others...

Next world cup with be next gens...

StumpCam 2023-11-19 17:31:02 

In reply to doosra

You don’t think Smith will be there???
How old is Smith???

WICFan 2023-11-19 17:33:14 

In reply to StumpCam

He's 34 now, probably past his peak.

He may want to retire from one format to prolong his career in other(s).

Warner and Stoinis will probably move on, possibly Hazlewood as well.

doosra 2023-11-19 17:33:15 

In reply to StumpCam


most of those guys will be 36 37 38...and past their prime

KTom 2023-11-19 17:44:59 

In reply to doosra

The situation may be complicated by the issue of central contracts. The ECB, for instance, recently issued contracts involving up to three years. There will be a temptation for multi-format players thinking of announcing retirement from one or more formats to temper their spirit of self-sacrifice.

doosra 2023-11-19 17:46:00 

In reply to KTom

4 years down is a long time
time for next gen

KTom 2023-11-19 17:49:50 

In reply to doosra

4 years is a long time. But in two years, two years will still be a long time for next gen.

Of course, some players may prefer to concentrate on franchise cricket, but the number of such roving troubadours is necessarily limited. Being a current international carries a significant cachet.

WICFan 2023-11-19 17:53:14 

In reply to KTom

I'm not convinced by multi-year deals, something only the big 3 could afford to do and get away with if it doesn't work out.

analyst-kid 2023-11-19 17:54:32 

What about WI ...who do u expect NOT to be there four years from now?



Atl_View 2023-11-19 17:55:03 

In reply to doosra

Great . West Indies stand a chance now !!!!

KTom 2023-11-19 17:58:01 

Back in June:

Australia’s David Warner to retire from all three cricket formats over next year



David Warner has revealed he could potentially still represent Australia at the age of 41 when the 2027 Cricket World Cup rolls around.


googley 2023-11-19 19:12:33 

In reply to doosra

I think Kohli will play again next wc.

WICFan 2023-11-19 20:47:33 

In reply to KTom

Wishful thinking, Warner's best days are behind him and he's won everything there is to win. Time to step aside.

Marsh and Head can open the batting, Ben McDermott can come in as an opener or keeper/batsman, Aaron Hardie and Cameron Green for all-rounder roles and Spencer Johnson, Jhye Richardson, Sean Abbott, Joel Paris as pacers.

doosra 2023-11-19 21:02:53 

In reply to WICFan

Warner will be retiring soon...

VIX 2023-11-19 22:28:47 

In reply to doosra

ODIs will be retiring soon as well lol

doosra 2023-11-19 22:52:24 

In reply to VIX

i been hearing dat song a lang lang time nowbig grin

Larr Pullo 2023-11-20 12:53:50 

BCCICC will retire all cricket except FIPL so that they could call themselves winners.

KTom 2023-11-20 13:21:41 

The 2027 World Cup will be big, bigger and biggest:

At least the 50-over World Cup will revert to 14 teams in 2027, even if the lesson on the absence of jeopardy has not been learned. There will be two group stages and an increase in the number of matches from 48 to 54, but still only three knockout matches, from the last four onwards. My kingdom for some quarter-finals.

A wider concern is that success in the World Cup has become the preserve of a handful of teams. The first six editions, between 1975 and 1996, yielded five different winners, but in the seven tournaments since then only three countries - Australia, India and England - have lifted the trophy. In the past three competitions, just five nations - those three recent winners, plus New Zealand and South Africa - have made it to the semi-finals.


The 2003 World Cup was the biggest yet, also scheduled for 54 games, but two matches weren't played, as England forfeited against Zimbabwe, and the Kiwis against Kenya.

doosra 2023-11-20 13:23:35 

In reply to KTom

you mean vixie gotta agonize another 4 years?

KTom 2023-11-20 13:30:50 

In reply to doosra

For years, people were complaining about the number of ODIs, bloated bilateral series of five, even seven games. Now, they're complaining about a dearth. Seems to be either feast or famine.

positiveg 2023-11-20 14:04:21 

In reply to Larr Pullo

BCCICC will retire all cricket except FIPL so that they could call themselves winners.

just data they will do
I waiting for them to come up with some divisive plan so they can win at least summer.
Either say they winner of the IPL to be called WT20 champions.

natty_forever 2023-11-20 18:49:00 

In reply to Larr Pullo

Or as the Americans do, call themselves World Champs.

hubert 2023-11-20 20:25:48 

In reply to natty_forever