'Fun, fast, fresh': lawn bowling set for T20-style revamp

'Fun, fast, fresh': lawn bowling set for T20-style revamp
 

Lawn bowling’s reputation as a genteel sport played at a sedate pace well-suited to its elderly, white-clad participants could be about to change with the introduction of a new high-stakes international competition its organisers hope will revitalise the sport the same way Twenty20 did for cricket.
In what is being billed as a lawn bowls revolution, the Ultimate Bowls Championship will become the most lucrative bowls event in the world when it begins on manicured lawns across Australia, New Zealand and Asia next month.
Twenty-four teams, with snazzy names such as the Port Melbourne Borough... read more

 
15 March 2019 in Sport, Views: 60
Source: Guardian
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