Brendon McCullum Makes Uncanny Suggestion For Big Bash League To Attract Crowd
Brendon McCullum (Credits: Getty Images)

Former New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum has come up with an uncanny suggestion for the Big Bash League to attract more crowd to the tournament. Cricket season has been halted due to novel coronavirus outbreak even the 2020 T20 World Cup in Australia is under radar. In such a situation, cricket boards are mulling their ways, to reduce the deficit they have incurred due to loss of matches.

McCullum, who has played for the Brisbane Heat, suggested an idea to boost crowd. He also said it will be a great opportunity to make his suggestion work in the crisis situation as the board can be benefit from it.

Brendon McCullum Makes Uncanny Suggestion For Big Bash League To Attract Crowd
Brendon McCullum (Credits: Getty Images)

Brendon McCullum: Great opportunity to bring a New Zealand team in BBL

McCullum reckons with the shortage of international cricket the BBL has a great opportunity to make the most of the situation. He said, the BBL could introduce a team from New Zealand, which will a great sight to watch for the sporting fans.

“What an opportunity for the Big Bash if there’s a shortage of international cricket,” McCullum told ‘SEN Radio’. “If we’re being honest, the Big Bash has tailed off a little bit in its following of late and what a great opportunity to really launch that back into Australian sporting fans’ eyes and what a great opportunity to bring a New Zealand team in the BBL,” he added.

Brendon McCullum
Brendon McCullum. Credit: Reuters.

The 2019-20 edition of the BBL was played between December to February. It has been reported that the tournament can take place around the same time next year but not clarity prevails due to the pandemic situation. Sydney Sixers clinched the BBL title last season with a victory over Melbourne Stars.