Test Cricket is Slowly Going to Fizzle out, Fears Andrew Strauss

Andrew Strauss wrote about his growing fears for the future of Test cricket in his autobiography titled 'Driving Ambition'

updated: October 03, 2014 13:56 IST
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File Photo: Former England skipper Andrew Strauss

London: Former England captain Andrew Strauss has said the skewed distribution of power among the India-led big three in ICC can lead to a situation in future when the "rich will only get richer and the poor poorer."

Following the revamp in International Cricket Council, India, England and Australia now effectively runs the game's apex body with the Asian giant being the wealthiest of the three boards on account of the massive interest cricket generates in the country.

"India can argue that they bring the most money into the game, and thus deserve more out of the precious ICC broadcasting rights, but skewing the distribution of the three boards that are already the most financially secure can only create a situation in which the rich get richer and the poor poorer," Strauss said.

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