What is thedifference between one day and test cricket ?
The easiest way to tell Test and limited-overs cricket apart is by looking at the players. In Test cricket they always wear whites and play with a red ball, whereas in the shorter game they wear coloured clothing and play with a white ball.
The most important difference, however, is their respective lengths. Test cricket is played over five days, with each day's play lasting six hours and at least 90 overs bowled per day.
Limited-overs cricket - as its name suggests - is restricted to a maximum number of overs, and in the modern era, international limited-overs cricket is divided between one-day internationals (ODIs) and Twenty20 internationals.
In the early days of one-day cricket, matches could last 60, 55 or 50 overs, although the standard ODI has been set at 50 overs per side for a number of years. The ICC Cricket World Cup, hel ...more
One day 100 over and 50 overs each team
Test only 90 overs
One day takes a single day
Test match takes 5 days
One day provides only one launch during match
Test match provides five days lunch with tea time during match
In one day, each side gets a chance to play one time only for 50 overs