The skills of Indian cricketers are limited to International formats and Indian Premier leagues. It’s time, like all other international cricketers, even the Indians should be given the chance of participating in foreign premier leagues. Indian T20 leagues has gained unbeatable popularity among the fantasy gaming fraternity.
The major reason being the active participation of all foreign players in the T20 leagues that enhances the stage of Indian cricket. However how many foreign leagues are you aware of? For players focusing on playing fantasy cricket in India only, knowledge about other T20 leagues is very less. The major reason is the lack of participation of the Indian players in those leagues.
However, for your knowledge, apart from the Indian T20 leagues, Caribbean Premier League, South Africa Ram Slam T-20 league, England NatWest T-20 Blast League, Big Bash League are among the few others that have gained equal commercial success. Moreover, with billions of users making fantasy cricket leagues against these matches, the trend of popularity has been surging.
However, BCCI is strict and strongly against the participation of the men in blue in any of these above-mentioned foreign leagues. Its high-time that things should change. For the information of BCCI, here’s a list of benefits that every Indian player might get in case they start playing Indian T20 leagues.
Develop gaming skills
One of the biggest advantages that international t20 leagues might bring to the Indian players is to increase their skills as they start playing alongside some of the recognized names. Even fantasy cricket leagues are also formed with national and international rivals together in a team. To improve the chances of winning the game, this stringent rule should be removed soon.
Assessing strengths of Indian players
Domestic T20 leagues are good for making money. But when the Indian players start playing in international teams, they understand their own strengths and weaknesses. Understanding the know-hows of the international players will help out Indian team to know their forte. Since T20 leagues are a short format game, hence the development of the skills helps in making them skilled international players.
Development of cricketing strategies
Playing on the home ground and in international ground is a mere different strategy. While playing in foreign leagues along with foreign players in their land, Indian players can learn their strategies well. Even playing online fantasy cricket becomes easier with the same.
Playing in foreign T20 leagues are definitely a part of silencing the voices of the critics. The men in blue have already proved their forte in the Indian T20 Primer leagues. Now its time for them to make a mark in the foreign land.
Knowledge about international pitches
Why did the Indian team fail on the international grounds? There can be various reasons for the same. But experts say that if Indian players are allowed to play in foreign T20 leagues, they’ll get a better idea of their local pitches. This can give an edge for the Indian players during international tours. Online fantasy games would become more interesting if Indian players started participating in the same.
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