World Test Championship

With global audience of 130.6 million, India-New Zealand final most watched across all WTC series: ICC

India contributed most of the audience with Star Sports and national broadcaster Doordarshan accounting for a whopping 94.6 per cent consumption of the intensely contested match.

published on : 28th July 2021

WTC 2021-2023: India to host Sri Lanka, New Zealand, Australia; tour England, South Africa, Bangladesh

While the August 4 start of the five-Test series against England kicks off India's WTC campaign, they will also tour South Africa between December 2021 to January 2022.

published on : 15th July 2021

WTC points system explained: ICC announces reworked system to determine table standings

The teams will be awarded standardised 12 points for a win, four for a draw and six for a tie during the second World Test Championship cycle.

published on : 14th July 2021

Eye on WTC future as ICC begins talks

Recently, the ICC decided to continue with the WTC in the next Future Tours Programme (2023-31), but the format and the number of teams is yet to be agreed upon.

published on : 10th July 2021

Only in India commentary is seen as post-retirement option, want to break that stereotype: Karthik

The cricketer in Karthik was not afraid to sledge Hussain a bit and yet earned plaudits from the former England captain.

published on : 7th July 2021

New Zealand to stage nation-wide Mace tour to celebrate World Test Championship victory

Kane Williamson and company won the inaugural WTC final, beating India by eight wickets in Southampton in a thrilling contest last month.

published on : 7th July 2021

Lack of match practice, application let India down: Irfan Pathan on World Test Championship final

Irfan Pathan attributed India's loss in the WTC final against New Zealand at Southampton recently to lack of match practice.

published on : 2nd July 2021

Virat Kohli only expressed opinion on three-Test WTC final, not demanded it: Ravichandran Ashwin

Ravichandran Ashwin has said that skipper Virat Kohli never demanded that the WTC final should be a three-match affair.

published on : 2nd July 2021

It's time that rest and rotation policy is put behind us: England Test skipper Root

The new cycle of the World Test Championship (WTC) will begin with the five Test series between India and England from August 4 in Nottingham.

published on : 1st July 2021

India didn't show the patience required in a Test: Sunil Gavaskar

New Zealand won the rain-marred summit clash against India by eight wickets to bag the winning purse of Rs 12 crore along with an ICC Test Championship Mace.

published on : 30th June 2021

After heartbreak of 2019 World Cup, winning WTC is definitely the highlight: New Zealand batsman Ross Taylor

New Zealand middle-order batsman Ross Taylor said winning the WTC is one of the biggest highlights of his career.

published on : 30th June 2021

World Test Championship 2.0: ICC to award standardised 12 points for each match won

The changes in the points system will have to be ratified by the ICC chief executives committee in the coming weeks.

published on : 30th June 2021

Kyle Jamieson hid in bathroom to escape tension of New Zealand's run chase in WTC final

Kyle Jamieson, who was the Man of the Match for his seven wickets in the final, felt nervous while watching the action from the dressing room.

published on : 29th June 2021

New Zealand pacer Tim Southee​ puts WTC final shirt on auction to help fund eight-year-old girl's cancer treatment

Tim Southee is auctioning off his World Test Championship final shirt to help fund cancer treatment for 8-year-old Hollie Beattie.

published on : 29th June 2021

Kane Williamson says Team India is formidable, one-off final never tells whole picture

New Zealand beat India by eight wickets in the rain-affected WTC final in Southampton with Williamson scoring an unbeaten half-century in a modest 139-run chase.

published on : 28th June 2021
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