The sport's governing body has also approved the trial of four-day Test matches. The approval of both leagues is the conclusion of two years of work from the Members who have explored a whole range of options to bring context to every game.
ICC chairman Shashank Manohar said: 'I would like to congratulate our members on reaching this agreement and putting the interests of the development of the game first.
A test championship has always been mooted as a means to make the longest form of the game more relevant for fans who have increasingly turned towards limited-overs matches. They will be joined by the bottom-three ranked ODI nations - Zimbabwe, Afghanistan and Ireland - the top four sides from the ICC World Cricket League Championship and the top two from the ICC World Cricket League Division 2. Each series will have a minimum of two Test matches and a maximum of five.
The aim of the test championship is to retain the status of the five-day game amid the rise of T-20 cricket.
The decision to play Zimbabwe on Boxing Day was taken by Cricket South Africa (CSA) after the Indian tour, which was due to take place over that period, got pushed back because of scheduling reasons. It will be contested by the 12 full members plus the winners of the current ICC World Cricket League Championship.
Richardson added that a 13-team ODI league would be introduced from 2021 and determine which teams qualify for the World Cup in India two years later. Earlier, Bangladesh were scheduled to host the qualifiers but because they gained direct entry, finishing in the top eight of the ICC ODI rankings on the cut-off day, September 30, Zimbabwe put themselves up for consideration.
Sutherland told reporters after an ICC meeting, "I can't think of any way this denigrates or undermines the Ashes".
"The trial is exactly that, a trial, just in the same way day-night tests and technology have been trialled".
In his statement, Cooper said, "Those who work in our prisons do a hard and demanding job that is critical to our safety". According to WVEC, multiple nearby schools were placed on lockdown as a precaution during the attempted escape.
Canadian-born actor Anna Paquin welcomed any men who wish to show their support under the trending hash tag #WomenBoycottTwitter . Not because of hate but because I love this platform and know it can be better.
Mike Van de Ven, Southwest chief operating officer, said the new Hawaii service "begins the next chapter of Southwest Airlines". The Dallas-based airline made the announcement Wednesday in a joint address by Southwest President Tom Nealon and Hawaii Gov.
But the biggest reveal is about the enormous monster that's been haunting Will since he was rescued from the Upside Down. Meanwhile, all eight episodes of the show's first season are now available to stream globally through Netflix.
When I made a decision to utilise him in midfield against Tottenham , could be an option if I decide to play three midfielders. I don't want to change a lot, but if there is the necessity I am ready to do this.
And now the latest natural disaster to hit the region suggesting the detonations have dramatically destabilised the area. The United States Geological Survey (USGS) measured the quake with at 2.9 magnitude at a depth of 5 km.
Wuck had made plenty of changes from the last game and he said he was particularly impressed with two defenders. While Germany survived, Guinea continued to throw men forward. "There were two players who stood out".
Recently, reports had been doing the rounds that Rahul might take over as party president by the end of this month. Over the years, the chorus in favour of Rahul Gandhi as party president had been growing louder.
While the Yanks were embarking on their improbable comeback against the Indians, the Astros were at home eating popcorn. NY was down 0-2 in the five-game series, but avoided elimination three times. "Good luck, I guess".
The firm's approach to reporting serious criminal offences and background checks on drivers were cited among the concerns. During a City Hall question session, London mayor Sadiq Khan said it " will take its course ".
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