World Cup success shows three cricket formats can survive: ICC boss

ICC chief executive David Richardson says the success of the one-day World Cup shows all three versions of the game can continue to thrive.

This year's World Cup has come at a critical juncture for the 50-over game, with fears it could be squeezed out of relevance.

This year’s World Cup has generally been well received by fans.Credit:AP

"But all in all the standard of the cricket has been outstanding.

"The contest between bat and ball has probably brought it back from what we have seen during the last four years, which has been a real dominance by the bat.

"That's been a great part of the tournament in my opinion that everyone's had an opportunity to dominate at some point."

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