Test Cricket: An interesting thriller stretched for five days

Test Cricket: An interesting thriller stretched for five days

Recently concluded 1st Test in Ashes Series where Australia emerged victorious had all the necessary twists and turns generating lot of curiosity among the viewers. One could say that this is big win for test cricket  taking  into  the   nature of the game which was highly competitive and result oriented .With the growing popularity of T20 and ODI’s , survival of test cricket relies on top quality ,interesting cricket  stretched until the last day. In order to make things livelier, top notch pitch curators with specific skill sets are mandatory as they could ensure us good game of cricket. While flat pitches with huge flow of runs are of no significance, those bowler friendly tracks which end the match within three days are less impactful. There is strong support needed from excellent players to inspire youngsters to pay attention on Test cricket along with other formats. Players concentrating mainly on the T20 and ODI’S , surely not a good trend. A good test match is much more interesting than shorter version which keeps you guessing about the outcome of the match played during the next day. If there is wholesome entertainment during all the five days , then it is definitely advantage Test Cricket

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