Here’s why BCCI had to arrange back-to-back India vs Sri Lanka cricket series - News Summed Up

Here’s why BCCI had to arrange back-to-back India vs Sri Lanka cricket series


Three months after subjecting Sri Lanka to a 9-0 whitewash across all formats, Virat Kohli’s men prevailed 1-0 in the latest round of a duel between the neighbours to seal their record-equalling ninth consecutive test series win. While it makes financial sense for Sri Lanka to play India, the game’s economic engine, the home board (BCCI) said the latest series, an underwhelming prospect for fans, was unavoidable as it had to honour its commitment to the calendar. READ | Like rain and light, make pollution a factor: Medical body slams BCCI“This analysis has to be done over a period of time, by asking fans who watch the game,” Kohli said. For us, there is no room for saying that I don’t want to play this game. “I don’t know if too much cricket is being played, or (it’s) repetition of the same series... That point will definitely be discussed (with the Indian board) in future.”


Source: Hindustan Times December 07, 2017 09:56 UTC


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