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Test match cricket being strangled by Twenty20 “weed”, says Michael Holding

LONDON: Test match cricket faces a bleak future with the sport’s administrators failing to control the ‘runaway weed’ of the hugely popular Twenty20 format, former West Indies pace bowler Michael Holding said. The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) announced its 2018 schedule on Tuesday and despite seven tests being included none of them will take place in June or July when one-day matches against Australia and India take centre stage. Holding said it was an example of the five-day format playing second fiddle…