May 27, 2012

Test Championship

A triangular Test experiment that failed

Siddhartha Talya

Stephen Brenkley, in the Independent on Sunday, looks back at the triangular Test series involving England, Australia and South Africa in 1912, its failure and what it means for Test cricket today.

The 100th anniversary of the Triangular Tournament coincides with the Test at Trent Bridge and the Indian Premier League Twenty20 final. It is not difficult to foretell, if gloomily and if we do not act quickly, where the future really lies.

Siddhartha Talya is a senior sub-editor at ESPNcricinfo

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