Cricketscorelive.com provides information on Short Form Cricket and other types of Cricket
 
ICC Rankings

Top Performers

Cricket Records

Cricket Information and terminology

Cricket News
  Match Schedule

 
Types of Cricket

Cricket Grounds

Cricket Commentators

Cricket by Matches
  One Day Matches
  Test Matches

Players Profile

  Mahendra Dhoni
  Yuvraj Singh
  Sanath Jayasuriya
  Muttiah Muralitharan
  Andrew Symonds
  Ricky Ponting
  ...more

Cricket Teams
  India
  Australia
  Sri Lanka

  Bangladesh
  England
  New Zealand
  Pakistan
  South Africa
  West Indies
  Zimbabwe
  Kenya
  Bermuda
  Canada
  Ireland
  Netherlands
  Scotland

World Cup Tickets

Cricket World Cup

 

Home » Types of Cricket »Short Form Cricket
Short Form Cricket
Short Form Cricket is cricket repackaged into a more attractive and smaller packet, containing all the condiments of cricket in the concentrated form and sold to countries with tastes yet undeveloped for cricket.

Short Form of Cricket, as its very name suggests, reduces the normal length of cricket matches from eight hours to little more than couple of hours.

The inventors of the Short Form Cricket devised the game with the view of sifting the boredom of long hours from exciting parts of normal cricket. Thus in short form cricket, premium is laid on aggressive batting and quick runs.



Short Form Cricket has been subjected to considerable criticisms, coming especially from the purist and the bowlers. The former lament the relegation of good batting techniques into ancillary attributes of a ideal batsman, while the latter complain that Short Form Cricket, much like the most of modern cricket, is increasing becoming a batsman's game.

Such strong criticisms notwithstanding, Short Form Cricket is fast gaining popularity and is gradually being included as a part of the tour itinerary of the visiting sides. Cricketscorelive.com provides information on Short Form Cricket and other types of Cricket.

Custom Search