- Aug 22, 2006
@Lee Richards I completely get that and it's the reason why T20 is has become the most popular format, its short exciting and affordable.
However if the cricket viewers want a stronger test side we have to indicate by footfall what sort of cricket we want to watch. By taking a couple days off work to watch your county side in a 4 day game, a bigger crowd will get the players making more effort in those games more publicity media coverage, you can't effect change without support. It's only my opinion mate.
Players earn more in the various franchises, so I’m not sure that more crowds at county games would give that impetuous, playing in the IPL and CPL is lucrative, the game is over in a day, in nice warm countries, it’s quite a tangled web that isn’t all that simple to resolve.