Jack Shutt is a cricketer who has grown up in the era of Twenty20 and more than that, had his initial taste of first-team success in that format last summer. But the fledgling off-spinner is steadfast in his belief that Test Match cricket remains the pinnacle of his ambitions.
Also, he is adamant that five-day Tests should provide the bedrock for the game’s future.
“I personally can’t see any reason for changing that format to four-day Tests,” said the 22-year-old from Barnsley.
“I think everyone is happy with how it is now.
“It’s definitely still the pinnacle in my eyes.