The most popular form of Limited overs cricket, also known as one-day cricket we at Ticketbis have finally got ODI Tickets! Described as the perfect middle ground between Test cricket and T20, one-day cricket has proved to be the cricket fan’s most popular form, coupling T20’s quicker pace, with Test’s necessary endurance and high class. While domestic One-Day competitions vary from Australia’s Ryobi One Day Cup, South Africa’s Standard Bank Cup and England’s ECB 40, ODI’s always play as a stand-alone series, usually after a test series. The only major ODI competitions are the Cricket World Cup and the ICC Champions Trophy.
Invented in the early seventies, the first ODI game was played in Australia, in answer to a three day wash out occurring at the MCG during a test match between England and Australia! With the test nearly all but abandoned, officials opted to play a fifty over’s one-day game to decide the Test. Media tycoon Kerry Packer went on to develop this format found his World Series Cricket competition. The coloured uniforms, night games, the use of a white ball, multiple camera angles and many other television-friendly techniques added to the game can all trace their origin to Packer’s World Series Cricket competition. The rules of the game continue with the limit of fifty over’s for each team however a bowler can only bowl a maximum of ten overs each. Countries to play ODI need to be granted ODI status from the ICC, while the test-playing nations are granted permanent ODI status.
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