In this episode, cricket journalist Tim Wigmore and cricket analyst Freddie Wilde, co-authors of the book “Cricket 2.0: Inside the T20 Revolution” discuss their book and the various aspects of T20 including the following:
a) What should a T20 scorecard look like?
b) Why is the discourse around T20 doesn’t seem to have the appreciation of T20 being a different sport from cricket?
c) What granular measures of T20 performances are done by teams to illuminate the sport better?
d) What is the contest in T20: bat v bat, ball v ball, or ball v bat?
e) What sort of specialization of T20 skills in players is to be expected in the future?
f) Could pitches be standardized in T20s to better understand the contest?
g) CSK v RCB methodologies
h) Are “The Hundred” and “T10” as sport more differentiated from cricket than T20 is?
Guests: Tim Wigmore, Freddie Wilde
Voice: Gideon Haigh from Couch Talk 60
Voice: Henna Khan