There has been some good cricket and a few surprises, which all served to confirm a couple of adages about the game. There is excitement even at last ball. who will win the match will be determined at the last ball.
Fortunes also fluctuated during the games. In these matches the result seemed to be heading in one direction only to dramatically switch tack, like a good mystery novel, with a couple more surprises to follow and then a thrilling climax. This isn’t the normal pattern associated with the shortest form of the game.
The teams that work hard on getting their structure right and on putting in place good systems for developing players will have a distinct advantage over any of their competitors.
One of the areas of opportunity is in junior development.