Letter: Your Shout - Test Cricket will be played over fewer days.
DENNIS Amiss is spot on in his belief that Test Cricket will be played over fewer days in the future. I also believe that four-day Championship cricket will be replaced by one innings per team matches played over two days.
When Warwickshire can attract 17,000 people for a midweek Twenty20 game, what is the point of staging a game that will attract less than one thousand spectators spread over four days?
Cricket clubs have to put on a product the public want to watch. Although last year's Ashes Series drew record crowds, this year's Series against Sri Lanka will be played in grounds less than half full.
A DOWNES, Sutton Coldfield
THIS week's star letter writer is D Robinson, Marston Green, who wins 12 cans of Banks's Bitter.
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|Publication:||Birmingham Mail (England)|
|Date:||Feb 11, 2006|
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