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I genuinely really feel in two to 3 years time, no person’s going to wish to play ODIs: Moeen Ali

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England all-rounder Moeen Ali has claimed that ODI cricket may very well be misplaced if the unsustainable home and worldwide calendar is not mounted.

Ben Stokes’retirement has put the highlight on the 50-over sport, with many specialists wanting the format to be scrapped from the worldwide calendar.

Speaking to Cricket365, Ali mentioned that he feels that ODIs might find yourself being within the historical past books because the curiosity within the 50-over sport appears to be lowering. The England all-rounder additionally claimed that in a couple of years’ time, gamers would not be all in favour of participating within the limited-overs format.

“It just feels like it’s going that way and there’s nothing almost you can do because I think the interest in 50-over cricket is not there as it probably once was.”

“So yeah, having won it in 2019 it’s a difficult one because I genuinely feel in two to three years time, nobody’s going to want to play it.”

“It’s a bit like our domestic stuff here at the moment, there’s the Hundred while the 50-over is going on and there’s not that much interest in it compared to the County Championship, the Vitality Blast and the Hundred,” mentioned Ali.

Ali additionally mentioned that we might even see extra gamers retiring with many tournaments at the moment being performed in a 12 months. The England all-rounder mentioned that he feels the present schedule is not sustainable and he feels that the 50-over format will probably be misplaced.

“International cricket in all three formats is by far the best cricket to play. There’s no doubt about that, but I do worry there are so many tournaments out there that players are retiring more now and you’ll see more retiring soon.”

“At the moment it’s not sustainable in my opinion. Something has to be done because I fear losing the 50-over format in a couple of years, because it’s almost like the long, boring one if that makes sense.

“It’s almost like you’ve got T20s, you’ve got the Test matches, which are great and then the 50 overs is just in the middle there’s no importance given to at the moment.

“So yeah, I think there’s too much. Personally, I feel like there’s too much going on,” mentioned Ali.

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