New Delhi: Within 8 days, two of the most difficult cricketing records were broken – England thrashed Pakistan for 444 runs in ODIs, while Australia battered Sri Lanka in T20Is with a total of 263 runs.
With the game seemingly drifting towards the benefit of batsmen, not many regulations have come to the rescue of bowlers.
Following Glenn Maxwell's unbeaten 145-run knock against Sri Lanka, Harsha Bhogle tweeted:
Back 10 overs 153? 100 partnership in 39 balls? Maxwell 145(65)? Head's 45 at a better SR? Total 263. What next? Bowler anyone?
— Harsha Bhogle (@bhogleharsha) September 6, 2016
In reply to Bhogle, Indian spin-wizard Ravichandran Ashwin suggested a hilarious way out.
@bhogleharsha 4 overs of bowling power play,2 of which can be bowled with a tennis ball and 2 with the bowling machine operated by a bowler
— Ashwin Ravichandran (@ashwinravi99) September 7, 2016