• Tuesday, December 06, 2022

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India blocks two-tier cricket test scheme

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By: Eastern Eye Staff

INDIA played a key role in sinking a proposal for a two-tier structure in Tests according to Indian cricket board president Anurag Thakur, but he said it should never have been up for discussion at the International Cricket Council’s meeting. The proposal was shelved after strong opposition from India and other full members at a two-day meeting at the world governing body’s headquarters. The proposal had the top seven ICC-ranked test sides competing in the first tier and the remaining three full members in a pool with Afghanistan and Ireland, the leading two teams among the ICC’s associate members. The…

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