Jason Roy tells why IPL is better than BBL and PSL.

Jason Roy

The England opener commented why IPL is his favourite league. He said he likes IPL due to; the ‘experience factor’. Jason has played a total of 8 matches. Jason Roy has scored 179 runs at an average of over 29 and strike-rate of 133.58.

He quoted: “I’ve been to Pakistan only once for PSL. I’ve been to India 3-4 times, BBL is completely different. I think as far as cricket experience goes, I am gonna go with IPL,’ Delhi Capitals’.”

Jason Roy  has represented Lahore Qalandars and Quetta Gladiators in Pakistan Super League (PSL), while in Big Bash League (BBL); the English opener has played for Sydney Sixers and Sydney Thunders.

Some facts:

  • IPL was founded by BCCI in 2008. The brand value of the IPL in 2019 was ₹475 billion (US$6.7 billion), according to Duff & Phelps. It is the most famous cricketing league in the world.
  • IPL franchises earn more than 500 crore just from sponsers.
  • The broadcasting rights of IPL 2018 were sold for a whopping Rs 16347.5 crore to Star India Network, Reportedly, it meant that 1 ball would cost approximately Rs 21 lakh.

Jason Roy revealed how win over India in world cup helped them.

Basically, the match between India and England was a decider. It decided which team will qualify for WC semi-finals; England or Pakistan. The pre-tournament favorites did not have a good campaign until that point.

Roy revealed how win against India; restored their confidence. He said:

That brought life back into the team a little bit. We had our full team back, we won that game and everyone got to relax a little bit, we started playing the way we normally play. That was a weird moment as everyone had to come together, attended team meetings where we discussed our fears. That’s when we played our best cricket,” said Jason Roy while speaking to  CricTracker.

“In a lot of series, we lost the opening matches. We tried to be as aggressive and positive as we could. And that starts in the morning when we had breakfast and turn up to the ground. And we ended up playing some incredible cricket again. After we won, we realised that’s how we should play,” the English opening batsman added.

Neverthless, that win helped England win the World Cup.

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