Test cricket vs 5 day International cricket

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Test cricket vs 5 day International cricket

Postby Katto » Sun Aug 13, 2017 11:22 am

This current series between India and Sri Lanka should be labeled a 3 match International 5 day cricket series.

Its not test cricket when its this one sided.

A 7th ranked team should need to earn the right to play a test match against a top ranked team.

Adding more mediocre teams to the so called 'test' playing nations will only dilute the standard of matches further.

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Re: Test cricket vs 5 day International cricket

Postby Misty » Sun Aug 13, 2017 11:53 am

Thought less comments I ever read.Do not forget Australia beaten 3/0 vs same Lankan country vs same test team.
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Re: Test cricket vs 5 day International cricket

Postby Katto » Sun Aug 13, 2017 2:54 pm

Misty wrote:Thought less comments I ever read.Do not forget Australia beaten 3/0 vs same Lankan country vs same test team.


Australia was not ranked #1 in the world at the time

Sri Lanka have never won a series in Australia...ever in the history of mankind...and mankad

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Re: Test cricket vs 5 day International cricket

Postby Paddles » Sun Aug 13, 2017 6:11 pm

Misty wrote:Thought less comments I ever read.Do not forget Australia beaten 3/0 vs same Lankan country vs same test team.

https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2016/ ... ka-debacle
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Re: Test cricket vs 5 day International cricket

Postby rlp88 » Thu Aug 17, 2017 12:17 pm

With the introduction of Afghanistan and Ireland a de facto two-tier system should take place, where teams play each other according to their standard. So based on their current forum, Sri Lanka would be in the second tier along with the likes of Zimbabwe, Bangladesh, West Indies, Afghanistan and Ireland. They should beat these teams before earning the right to play against the top sides.