Former Indian batsman, Sachin Tendulkar, mentioned that the World Take a look at Championship ultimate must be held after each 4 years as an alternative of two. Tendulkar believes that holding the WTC ultimate after each 4 years would garner extra curiosity from the followers as it might really feel as huge as a World Cup ultimate.
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The inaugural WTC ultimate might be performed between India and New Zealand from 18 June at Southampton, England. The 2 groups might be eyeing to win the inaugural ultimate and bag an enormous winner’s cheque of $1.6 million.
The 2 groups certified for the ultimate after ending within the prime two spots within the WTC factors desk, successful a majority of their matches within the earlier two years. The ultimate was initially scheduled to be performed final 12 months on the dwelling of cricket, Lord’s, however was postponed as a result of Covid-19 pandemic.
Tendulkar believes that the first-ever WTC had many loopholes in it and Worldwide Cricket Council (ICC) must work onerous to make the competitors extra attention-grabbing. He mentioned that it might make sense to alter the present format and switch it right into a match, the place groups play in opposition to one another in a brief window and the winners are decided by way of a knockout system.
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“When a 50-over World Cup occurs, it goes on for practically two months and nowhere on the earth there may be every other format being performed throughout these two months,” Tendulkar mentioned.
“However together with the WTC ultimate (at the moment), there are a number of groups enjoying in several components of the world in several codecs. To get extra eyeballs and get extra focus, extra engagement, we have to have only one match,” he added.
Indian legend believes that the ultimate is being performed between the 2 finest Take a look at groups on the earth and it’ll lead as much as be an unbelievable match. He mentioned that each the groups are equally matched and whoever can deal with the stress of the event might be topped as the primary WTC champions.