Next summer's Ashes series in England could be the first in 141 years of Test cricket to be played without the toss taking place as the International Cricket Council considers ways to reduce the impact of home advantage in its World Test Championship. It is being said that the decision to do away with the toss will perhaps provide a proper balance and help the visiting teams touring another country for a Test match series. The coin is flipped by the home captain and the call is made by the visiting skipper.
The coin toss idea is similar to the format introduced to English county cricket two years ago where the visiting team now has the option of bowling first or opting for a traditional toss.
Former Australia coachDarren Lehmann had argued that the biggest threat to Test Cricket was not in fact T20s but the changing nature of what kind of pitches are held as the norm in Test matches. "Put simply, those surfaces are either far too bland or, conversely, are far too heavily weighted in favour of the home side". What you need to do now is to make sure you have even contests between bat and ball.
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On may 28, ICC will sit down for a meeting to discuss and debate the aspects of coin tosses.
If reports filtering out from ICC parleys have flavour to it, this step could well be taken to level the playing field by allowing the visiting captains to decide what they want to do before a match commences.
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