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Test and ODI leagues confirmed

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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.

The Test championship will consist of nine countries and will begin after the 2019 World Cup, followed by the two-top teams playing each other in a championship final in 2021.

While the ODI league will feature the game’s top 13 limited-overs nations and will run for two years, before changing to a three-year league after the World Cup in 2023.

They also announced that four-day test cricket will be trialled with South Africa and Zimbabwe confirmed to play this summer.

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