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More test cricket would be bonus for international cricketers: Beth Mooney

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said more Test would be a massive bonus for the international

"I think anything that would involve more Test would be a massive bonus for us as international cricketers," quoted Mooney as saying.

Currently, only women and England women play Test cricket and Mooney's comments came ahead of their which is a multi-format contest and includes just one Test match along with three ODIs and three T20Is.

However, Mooney asserted that there should be three Test matches instead of just one-off Test match but is optimistic about the future.

"At the moment, I think in terms of selling the game for women's cricket, the multi-format is probably what's working. Once more countries get on board, we might see more of the multi-format series across the nations," Mooney said.

"Hopefully that means moving forward, that for the women could be three Tests instead of just one in the middle of a multi-format...maybe in five years it will be a full-blown Test series," she added.

Moreover, the 25-year old said that she looks forward to and then she went on to compare it with the one-day

"is always a big one. We really look forward to that, it's almost as big as a one-day and things like that," Mooney said.

women will face England women for their first ODI clash at Grace Road in England on June 2.

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First Published: Wed, May 15 2019. 17:56 IST