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Over the past year or two, cricket selectors have been making the mistake of picking players for the Indian team on the basis of their performance in the Indian Premier League. Players like Suresh Raina,Rohit Sharma,Yusuf Pathan, Ravindra Jadeja, etc have come into the reckoning due to their stellar performances in T-20 cricket. All dis players, except Raina, have flopped while playing for the national side. The criteria for selection to the national team shld b performance in tournaments like Ranji Trophy, Duleep Trophy, etc, and nt the IPL. The IPL is only masala criket, meant to entertain t

Asked by cyrus irani, 06 Oct '09 03:01 pm
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Instant cricket and test matches were different . Yes, i do agree with you to some extent , the selectors should select the players according to the performance of Ranji Trophy, Duleep Trophy or Kanga League etc. but they should perform consistantly in both these formates to get selection at international level. Moreover, they have to play for nearly three to four years maximum at this level and that too consistantly at different level, may it be in the above format or Deodhar Trophy etc. As far as i am concerned i am not having any interest in this IPL or any 20 overs match cricket . As you rightly said it is only meant for entertaining purpose. The real test comes when one play the Test Cricket for that Ranjit Trophy and Duleep Trophy format should be maintained. More over, why our players fails at international level even in 50 over match or the T-20 matches it is due the fact taht we in India have the docile pitch which meant for batsman to score runs and there is no s ...more
Answered by Gopal, 06 Oct '09 04:01 pm

 
  
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Like every NAKA (checkpost) is auctioned for policing, BCCI's cricket selector posts are also priced. In return every one dropped out player who has to regain his position has to shelve off 25L nd every new one has to offer 50% of his 1st year earnings...... IS IT MAKING MISTAKE or BUSINESS. In fact CRICKET should not be under sports ministry, but under Commerce Ministry.
Answered by bharati sharma, 06 Oct '09 03:06 pm

 
  
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Ranji trophy , Duleep trophy are of diiferent format cricket as compared to odi . Odi is a different ball game altogether .Batting and Bowling as well requires altogether different talents as compared to test or Ranji . The nearest format type is ipl and in my opinion, being a ranji trophy cricketer for tamil nadu myself , it is not incorrect on the part of selectors to take the performance in ipl as a standard . The poor show in SA is due to the absence of Shewag and Yuvaraj added to it the poor show of Ishant .
Answered by RAMASWAMY VENKATESH, 06 Oct '09 04:02 pm

 
  
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Ranji Trophy and Duleep Trophy are not instant crickets. Hence selecting a team for T--20 or T---50 based on their performance in these tournaments may not yield the desired results Of course for test cricket, performance in these tournaments can be the main criteria. But for ODIs performance in the IPL should be paramount.
Answered by Good Citizen, 06 Oct '09 03:38 pm

 
  
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Playing a international match inother countries is entirely different than what we play at home grounds so maturity comes only after playing some international matches.
Answered by krishna bhojwani, 06 Oct '09 03:18 pm

 
  
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It should be based on their performance, fitness and consistancy
Answered by saranathan Narasimhan, 06 Oct '09 03:07 pm

 
  
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Offcourse, present performance is considered.
Answered by mohd yousuf, 11 Mar '11 02:51 pm

 
  
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IPK Kochi team and Pune team sold at Rs3200/crores.

Can you imagine total value of IPL team and total turnover involved?

Can you imagine the total loss government has to incur in organization of game?

Can Government stop this and ask the team buyers to invest the same amount for poor?

Can our government motivate sponsors of IPL to invest their money in public investment to create more and more job opportunities?
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Answered by Danendra Jain, 23 Mar '10 05:35 am

 
  
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