Not too long ago, in an ICC board assembly at Auckland, the Worldwide Cricket Council (ICC) determined to curtail to longest model of the sport to being only a 4 day occasion. Checks have at all times been generally known as the actual check of characters of groups and the gamers however now the oldest format is all set to have new dimensions.
The inaugural four day check match can be quickly performed between the Proteas and Zimbabwe on the Boxing Day as part of the trial part. Group India is nevertheless most certainly to remain removed from this trimmed model of the sport.
Board of Management for Cricket in India ((BCCI) is greater than eager to stay old style and stick with the standard type of how exams have at all times been performed. The identical was advised by the Anil Kumble led ICC Cricket Committee which was sternly in opposition to the thought of this fancy experimentation.
A BCCI official mentioned in an announcement to PTI that India shall not be part of any four Day Check March no less than within the close to future and all of the check matches India options in will probably be all 5 Day matches like they’ve at all times been.
Moreover discovering quite a lot of advantage within the Anil Kumble led ICC cricket committee’s suggestions the BCCI can also be in opposition to the thought of curtailed play for no factors will probably be awarded for the proposed check leagues. The factors will solely be rewarded for a 5 Day recreation and trimming the length of play or not shall be a bilateral resolution. The officers of BCCI have been very explicit about their stance and even mentioned that India wouldn’t play a four Day Check Match even when crew India will probably be up in opposition to Afghanistan or Eire.
Nicely, let’s see how issues form up additional and until how lengthy can the BCCI, the richest cricketing Board drags this stance on the brand new proposals as laid down after the Auckland meet. four Day Check matches aren’t that unhealthy in spite of everything supplied the clause coping with factors rewards is modified. There must be factors rewarded in four Day video games to be for that’s finally what each crew is competing for.