Four-day tests will not achieve desired results: VVS Laxman

NEW DELHI: Former Indian hitter VVS Laxman He has rejected the idea of ​​having four-day trial matches, saying that reducing the duration of the game by one day will reduce the chances of it producing the desired results.

I am not really a fan of this four-day test cricket, five days fits perfect because it gets more results and reducing it by four days will not achieve the desired results according to me, Laxman said.

Another important aspect is the pitch, especially during the tour abroad, the captain of the away side can decide what he wants to choose because we want to see the teams traveling and winning games on the pitch, which makes it more interesting for the spectators, he said . additional.

the ICC cricket committee is considering having four-day Tests a part of the World Test Championship from 2023. the ICC 's increasing demand for event windows, the proliferation of domestic T20 leagues, BCCI Las demandas de su propia parte considerable del espacio de calendario bilateral, y the costos de la puesta en escena de la serie de pruebas se dice que son the factores que contribuyen a la mudanza.

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Previously, several cricketers included great batting Sachin Tendulkar , current patron of India Virat Kohli former opener Gautam Gambhir and current Sri Lankan coach Mickey arthur had also objected to the ICC 's idea even as retired former all-rounder Irfan Pathan He had supported the four-day tests.

India head coach Ravi Shastri In fact, he called the idea meaningless and said that if the world body wants to cut the current format, the top six nations playing in the Test should not be included in the experiment.

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