Plans for a Test championship and one-day international league are approved by the International Cricket Council.
The ICC has given the green light to a Test championship and ODI league as well as allowing countries to experiment with four-day Tests.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) has given the green light to a Test championship and one-day international league, while countries are also welcome to experiment with four-day Tests. A Test championship has long been mooted as a…
New Delhi: International cricket will see a new dawn as ICC (International Cricket Council) chief executive Dave Richardson has confirmed the proposed Test championship as of 2019 and a One-Day International league as of 2020.
Nine of the 12 test-approved countries will play three home and three away series over the two years that count towards the championship.
A meeting of the International Cricket Council board on Friday in Auckland gave approval to the introduction of a nine-nation Test championship from 2019 and a 13-country one-day league from 2020.
The Test series league will see nine teams play six series over two years - three home and three away, while the ODI league will be a direct qualification pathway towards the ICC Cricket World Cup.