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New rules in Tests: Players can wear shorts on hot days, Twitter poll to decide result of toss

ICC said that they are planning to bring these rules in order to make Test cricket more appealing to younger generations.

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New Delhi Updated on: April 01, 2019 13:21 IST
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The International Cricket Council [ICC] on Monday announced that it is mulling some changes to Test cricket in order to make the longest format of the game more appealing to the fans.

"As part of our efforts to make the game more appealing to younger generations, the ICC will be applying both numbers and Instagram handles to kits from the beginning of the World Test Championship," ICC's announced on its official Twitter handle.

The effort is being made in order to increase its appeal to the younger generation and names and numbers will feature in Test cricket for the first time during this year's Ashes between England and Australia.

However, the concept is not old as it has already been in practice for a long time in English and Australian domestic circuit.

Here is the list of other changes that the official international body of cricket proposed:

We urge you to keep in mind today's date, however. 

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