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The Independent Online
A Test match World Championship could be closer to reality following this week's International Cricket Council meeting at Lord's. David Richards, the ICC's chief executive, said that world cricket chiefs will study on Friday several options for staging such an event.

Jackie McGlew, who played 34 Test matches for South Africa in which he scored 2,440 runs at an average of 42.06, died of leukaemia in Pretoria on Monday night. He was 69.