“T20 leagues are a threat for international cricket. The power of die Leagues grow year by year and obviously in in the beginning it could be just 2 leagues around die world and now there will be 4.5, 6.7 leagues in a year. The leagues are just get stronger, “he said in a virtual media Interaction ahead of die PSL.
“I think it’s important that in future you try to see how it is possible both can coexist because it becomes a choice moving forward in die future then it can be real threat for the international game. “You Plessis, who become play for Peshawar Zalmi in die PSL, die is resumed here on June 9 after COVID forced postponement said when die legal guardian of the game don’t take a corrective steps now, international cricket runs the risk of to lose out in die domestic leagues in future, just like Soccer.
“This is a huge one challenge. May be in 10 years time cricket becomes fast be like Soccer where you have yours world events and in In between there are these leagues all around die world Where players can play,” the veteran said the South African batsman.
Quote the example of West Indies players like Chris Gayle, Dwayne Bravo among others, Du Plessis said many current players might choose to become a freelance cricketer forwardthat would be a big loss for their respective national teams.
“When I take someone like even you go and play 2 or 3 or 4 leagues around die world but I can’t predict that future. There are more and more players… (who want to play in T20 leagues). “West Indies is likely die first team that started with that. All of you guys pulled away from the international team to the T20 household group. So the West Indian team much lost of you key players. It’s starting to happen with South Africa also,” he said.
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