While the committee chaired by Anil Kumble didn't agree on reduction of duration of Test matches from five to four days, but they did note that there is need to bring back spectators for game's oldest format.

"Day/Night Test matches were discussed at length. The Cricket Committee also received a report from the MCC on the 4-day First Class match played with pink balls in Abu Dhabi in March, and viewed the condition of the balls used in that match," stated a media release sent by the ICC.

"As a result of these discussions, there will be a strong recommendation from the Cricket Committee to Member countries that they should identify opportunities to play Test matches that extend into the evening hours," release quoted the recommendations given Kumble and Co.

"There was also discussions on the concept of 4-day Test cricket, and while the committee was not of the view that Tests should be shorter than 5-days, it acknowledged that the game will need to be open to considering proposals in the future that look to enhance the public appeal of cricket’s oldest format," it further stated.

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