Test cricket is a unique game. It's uniqueness can be attributed to the economic history of England in the 18th and 19th century.
1. one unique characteristic of test cricket is that a match can go on for 5 days and still end in a draw.
2. Another characteristic is that while the length of the pitch is specified - 22 yards, but the size and shape of the ground ain't. Other games have fixed dimensions of the plane area.
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