Brief Report (UK) – Derbyshire’s 2017 player of the year says Test match cricket will remain the pinnacle of the sport.

Summary

  • Derbyshire’s 2017 player of the year says Test match cricket will remain the pinnacle of the sport.
  • Alex Hughes defended the longer format of the game against the growing popularing of T20 cricket as the county prepared for the new season.
  • England stars Adil Rashid and Alex Hales recently announced they would only be playing one-day, white-ball matches this summer.
  • But all-rounder Hughes, 26, a graduate of the Cricket Derbyshire Academy, said: “I think Test cricket will be here forever.

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