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Lehmann a fan of four day Test Cricket

Aussie Cricket legend Shane Warne has been calling for the duration of Test Matches to be reduced from five days to four days in an attempt to remain relevant in the ever competitive national sporting market

Former Australian coach Darren Lehmann weighed in on the debate on the Macquarie Sports Breakfast show with Mark Levy and Mark Riddell this morning saying, “I’m a bit both. I’m a traditionalist. I love the five day game, it’s great. But again in certain countries I think you can play a four day game. “

Lehman identified that Day/Night Test matches could be an option for four day Tests. “It’s a tough one. Day/Nighters could be four days for example. They hardly go five days. They’ve got to look at those options to keep the game going forward but I love the five day slog out in the middle and a result late day five. There’s nothing better. In the sub-continent it’s very hard to get a result inside four days so they have to look at the wickets and how they prepare those and make it more even for the bowlers. If you get rain in one of those days in a four dayer it’s hard to get a result so that’s the other thing you’ve got to take into consideration. So for me i’d probably stay at five, but have a look at the odd four day test match.”

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Listen to the full interview with Darren Lehmann below:

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