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In a league of its own

When leagues become mainstream, India playing Zimbabwe in a bilateral series might become a thing of the past

Photo by Alessandro Bogliari on Unsplash

Photo by Alessandro Bogliari on Unsplash

Abhishek Singh
South Africa recently decided to pull out of a one-day international (ODI) series in Australia next January. The series was part of the ODI Super League (played for direct World Cup qualification) and cost the Proteas a crucial 30 points, which will in all likelihood leave them playing a qualification tournament for the 2023 ODI World Cup to be hosted in India.

Cricket South Africa (CSA), the governing body of the sport in the country, stated that they are focussing on developing their own T20 league that begins at the same time as the proposed three-match ODI series. This means that
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First Published: Jul 29 2022 | 10:30 PM IST

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