Shane Warne wants Sourav Ganguly to implement ‘5-over per bowler’ rule in IPL


The 13th edition of Indian Premier League set to get underway from 19th September 2020. The tournament will be played between 19th September and 10th November 2020. All the matches will be played at three venues in UAE- 

Amidst all this, Shane Warne has come with a suggestion to implement ‘5-over per bowler’ rule in T20 cricket. According to the rule, each bowler can bowl a maximum of five overs in an innings, instead of four. A lot of people have backed Warne’s idea and latter has also insisted Ganguly to implement it in IPL 2020.

Warne took to Twitter to throw his suggestion on the same. He has also tagged Sourav Ganguly and ICC in his Twitter post.

Getting a lot of great reply’s to my suggestion re a maximum of 5 overs per bowler in T/20 cricket ! Let’s make it happen ASAP @ICC! Maybe we could try it in the @IPL starting on Sept 19  @SGanguly99.” He wrote in his Tweet

The suggestion has received mixed reviews from the fans. A lot of people has commented in favour of the rule, reasoning that it will bring a balance between bat and ball in T20 cricket. Though, some has criticized it as it would be harsh for the all-rounders.

We must do everything to keep the Boxing Day Test in MCG: Shane Warne 

Melbourne Cricket Ground

Earlier, Shane Warne insisted Cricket Australia to stage the Boxing Day Test between India and Australia in Melbourne despite a rise in the coronavirus cases in the city. India are scheduled to play 3 T20s and 4 Tests against Australia at the end of the year.

Cricket is the 2nd biggest sport in the world behind soccer(fact) & the biggest day on the Aust sporting calendar is the Boxing Day test. We must try & do everything possible to keep it at the MCG this year. FYI- The Melb Cup & the AFL GF are the next biggest events in Aust !,” Warne wrote on his twitter handle.

In his illustrious career, Shane Warne has played 194 one-day internationals and 145 Tests for Australia. He took 293 wickets in limited over’s cricket and 708 wickets in Tests.