Now it has been proved that Team India is the winner of ICC World Cup 2011. I know such a winning hangover not finished completely yet. But have you think on the part of ICC?
Many times ICC explores and explains their efforts to grow the “World Of Cricket” in small countries. But I have not seen such type of progress of those weak teams in various World Cup Competitions. Other than World Cup anybody has been seen that all these weak teams anywhere else? Where are these weak teams? I think it is the prime responsibility of ICC to get closer them in fever and global platform of cricket. Isn’t it? Yeah! I think the best solution to overcome this problem is ICC must arrange test cricket between weak teams to grow them better. But on the other hand, ICC’s crowded programmes never allow them a single entry to show and prove their abilities. Without weak team’s entrance ICC never gets more popularity on the World Cup Competition platform.
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As we know it is the world of T-20. I think at the same time ICC can take weak teams to arrange TRI series between them easily and without any disturbances. Yeah! It is possible where two test team plays One-Day series at the same time ICC can arrange three or five T-20 series along with these weak teams. It results (at least) to grow the popularity of cricket game in their respective countries. Who knows these weak teams can show their most expected progressive graph to the world. Even they also get an opportunity in IPL matches. Considering the wonderful performance and progress of “Team Ireland” (just read out the statement of the Irish skipper on ICC’s decision) ICC must move them to the main stream of cricket. Even ICC granted Bangladesh to play test cricket; but cricket world never seen their most expected progress so far. It does not mean that Team Ireland moving progressively in the world cricket to grant them to play test cricket. No! Never! I think ICC must give a room explore them as best One-Day cricket team. For that ICC’s support, sympathy and efforts must be initiated for this cause.
As we have seen from couple of days, kind of cricket competitions gets “Flop”ped that has been organized by ICC. Yeah! All we are very well-known what happened with “Champions Trophy”. Now One-Day Cricket World Cup also moving on the same track. Yeah! I have feared that empty stadiums and costly tickets (taking into consideration that cricket is only meant for rich community) would slows down the popularity of cricket in next coming days.
Instead of such fear, ICC should lean to concentrate to give their efforts on those things that may popularized cricket on the world platform by supporting weak teams. I think it is necessary that ICC management must know the successful marketing strategy and secrets to make cricket popular on the world platform. Is it there any needs of brainstorming on the ICC part? What all you say?