New T20 Franchise tournament

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Marshmallow
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New T20 Franchise tournament

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No confirmation on ZimAfro T10. It appears focus is on a T20 franchise competition in Sept with the same backers behind the T10.


https://twitter.com/Mr_Tich/status/1762 ... HBByw&s=19


Googly
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So much for Hamilton getting canned.

Our domestic T20 season runs from the 3rd to the 9th, that's 7 days of T20. They need to play each team twice, not once. Two months of red ball and 7 days of white ball, something very wrong with that picture.

Sounds like they want to replace the T10 with our own T20 franchise, including overseas players. How is that being paid for, I wonder?
The T10 sponsor is a dodgy guy and it would have been a matter of time before there was a controvery, but nonetheless I thought it was a great spectacle. What I really enjoyed was the 3 games, back to back to back. Very good idea. Still quite a few players who are owed money from that tournament, always a good sign that you're dealing with mafia.

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Re: New T20 Franchise tournament

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Got shady written all over it this yo.

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Any idea whether this will be televised or Youtubed? The cocks I'd suck for a stream that wasn't a single static cam at 480p.

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:lol:

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Re: New T20 Franchise tournament

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So Hammy hasn't been fired?

So much for shaking things up. The interview was quite poor from him. It doesn't really fill us with much hope for ZC with him in charge.

Definitely prefer T20 over T10 though so hopefully this will be much better. Think we still need our lights fixed a bit for the outfield.

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They got paid 300k for the T10 if I remember correctly. They must have done their maths and think they can get a lot more.

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The spectator turnout for the T10 was not great, but there was a presence. I imagine there will be even less for T20.
The cricketing public has zero interest in domestic or club cricket. Less than zero amongst the white community.
It's bloody disheartening I tell you.
Not sure whats happened to Zim these days. Drinking is the national sport. We are world champions

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Re: New T20 Franchise tournament

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Googly wrote:
Mon Mar 04, 2024 9:03 am
The spectator turnout for the T10 was not great, but there was a presence. I imagine there will be even less for T20.
The cricketing public has zero interest in domestic or club cricket. Less than zero amongst the white community.
It's bloody disheartening I tell you.
Not sure whats happened to Zim these days. Drinking is the national sport. We are world champions
Don't any of the old boys go to the games and have a few jars at the Centurian? The Prices or Rennies etc

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