At a glance
Main features of the ICC changes announced yesterday:
❚ A test series championship involving nine teams playing six series over two years - three home and three away - starting in 2019.
❚ A one-day international league involving 13 teams, starting in 2020, which determined qualification for the ODI World Cup
❚ A trial of four-day test matches to run until the 2019 World Cup. Members will be able schedule the tests by mutual agreement, but the new test championship will have five-day tests.
❚ A player will have to reside in a country for three years before becoming eligible to represent it.