Australian cricketers' support of five-day Test matches has been backed by their international peers

5 August, 2020

Australian cricketers' support of five-day Test matches has been backed by their international peers.

The findings of the bi-annual survey from global players' union FICA provide intriguing reading.

The survey found that 76 per cent of players were against four-day Tests, which were reintroduced in 2017, but all matches in the World Test Championship are five-day affairs.

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