Four-day Tests: India and MCC voice their opposition


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ICC plans to cut a day from the longest form of the game are opposed by two influential bodies

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Wednesday, January 15, 2020 – 8:39am

The message from the MCC: don’t tamper with Tests

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has suffered a set back that will have purists purring after the MCC and India opposed the idea to make four-day Tests mandatory from 2023.

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The ICC announced its proposal to cut Tests from five to four days last month and immediately drew criticism from players, the public and the press. And now it faces opposition from within the game after the MCC’s cricket committee and world cricket committee added their opposition to the idea.

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