20 20 Cricket Vs 50 50 Cricket Vs Test Cricket

20 20 Cricket vs 50 Over Cricket vs Test match cricket

Which is better?


20 20 cricket                    50 Over Cricket match           Test Cricket


Well, it is difficult to answer.


Test Match cricket is said as the real test of cricket. Every professional cricketer prefers test cricket rather than playing a one day match or T-T Match. But if we look this from public opinion, its no doubt they see 20 20 cricket or a 50 over match a better alternative because they do not like waiting for 5 days to get a result.One day cricket’s short form is t20 cricket.It is most exiciting form of all levels of cricket.


20 20 cricket has recently gained power after T-T World cup 2007 at South Africa. It was a superb tournament ,and what made it more superb a India vs Pakistan clash at the finals. As always it was a close match and India hold  there nerves till the end and managed to defeat Pakistan by 5 runs although Misbah ul haq had some other intentions. It was a thrilling match.


So which is better T-T cricket or 50 over match or Test cricket? Its just cricket… doesn’t matter if its 20- 20,50-50 or a test match.


20-20 cricket is getting famous day by day .People now can see lots of 6’s and 4’s from there favorite batsmen and can enjoy  .Within few hours the result is declared and we don’t have to wait for 5 days for result.
Common rules of 20-20 :
Each innings is limited to a maximum of 20 overs.Scheduled Hours of Play
(1 Hour 15 minutes per side)

The interval is 15 minutes duration. In decreased overs matches, the interval will be cut down to 10 minutes.
Exchange of bowling
Teams have one hour 15 minutes to bowl 20 overs.

The incoming batsman must be in position to take guard or for his partner to be     ready to receive the next ball , within one minute 30 seconds of the fall of the   previous wicket .If he fails to do so he will be considered OUT

Ball USED in 20-20’s
White Kookaburra balls .

The FINAL Result to make a complete match
Each side must have faced (or had the opportunity to face) five overs in order to  make a match. The Duckworth Lewis Method shall be used in matches interrupted by rain etc.

Restrictions on Field
Fielding restrictions apply for the first six overs of each innings.
Number of Overs which a bowler can bowl
Each bowler may bowl a maximum of four overs.

Free Hit after a  No Ball
After a no ball a free hit is given to the batsman

Short Pitched Bowling
As in other one-day competitions, one short-pitched ball is allowed per over.

Penalty on Over rate if time taken is more than 1 hour 15 minutes
The six-run penalty for each over not bowled will apply – all sides are expected to be in position to bowl the first ball of the last of their 20 overs within one hour 15 minutes playing time.

Net Run Rate
A team’s net run rate is calculated by deducting from the average runs per over scored by that team, the average runs per over scored against that team.

In case of a tie there will be a bowl out between two teams. Each captain will appoint its five best bowlers for the bowl out, bowlers of team hitting the stumps more than the opponent bowlers wins the game just like penalty shoot out in foot ball.It happened in a recent 20 20 match between India and Pakistan at ICC 20 20 WC.

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