Are there any sports other than Test Cricket played over the course of five days to achieve a result? Even in Cricket, the match may end in a draw, which means no result is obtained. But, is there any sport available, that takes as long to play and achieves a result at the end?

  • Are you only asking about cricket? or any sport? – wax eagle Feb 5 '14 at 14:55
  • @waxeagle I am talking about sports that is played too long like Test Cricket – Ganesh Babu Feb 5 '14 at 15:11
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    How long is "too long?" Why is Test Cricket played "too long?" – user527 Feb 5 '14 at 15:15

In tennis, John Isner defeated Nicholas Mahut 6–4, 3–6, 6–7(7–9), 7–6(7–3), 70–68 in the first round of the 2010 Wimbledon Championships after 11 hours 5 minutes, played over three days.(1)

Please note that this is an extremely rare corner case, but fits the definition of "played too long to achieve result."

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    That's still two days short of a test cricket match. – Michael Myers Feb 5 '14 at 17:56

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