World Test Championship

World Test Championship 2021-23: India go on top of WTC points table after Oval Test win

Unless any points are deducted, India will earn 26 points and a percentage of points (PCT) of 58.33 percent. Next in the WTC points table are Pakistan and the West Indies, both with 12 points and a PCT of 50 percent each.
 

Sep 06, 2021, 22:36 PM IST

WTC Final: New Zealand beat India by 8 wickets to win inaugural World Test Championship

Chasing an easy target of 139-run in the final innings of the match, New Zealand rode on sublime innings by Williamson (52*) and Ross Taylor (43*) to cross the finishing line with 8 wickets in hand.

Jun 23, 2021, 23:07 PM IST

Anushka Sharma shares 'random photos' from World Test Championship final venue

Bollywood actor Anushka Sharma on Thursday shared a series of black-and-white pictures from the venue of the World Test Championship.

Jun 17, 2021, 23:00 PM IST

Anushka Sharma reveals how her 'quarantine at stadium' with hubby Virat Kohli is keeping up!

Virushka is currently in Southampton and looks like they are staying put at a plush hotel that is inside the cricket stadium. 

Jun 05, 2021, 14:45 PM IST

India announce squad for WTC finals and England Tests: Ravindra Jadeja makes comeback, Prasidh Krishna-Avesh Khan in reserves

Virat Kohli and his boys are scheduled to play five-match Test series against England after taking on Kane Williamson's New Zealand in the WTC finals at Southampton. 

May 07, 2021, 18:14 PM IST

World Test Championship final to take place in Southampton: BCCI President Sourav Ganguly

However, there has been no confirmation by the international cricket governing body, ICC, in this regard.  

Mar 08, 2021, 17:36 PM IST

IND vs ENG: Team India's WTC final hopes take a dent after massive defeat in Chennai

After the win, Joe Root's England toppled the Indian unit and climbed to the pole position in the nine-team points table with 70.2 winning percentage points. If the visitors finish the ongoing series with a 3-1, 3-0, or 4-0 margin it will see them qualify for the WTC finals.     

Feb 09, 2021, 18:06 PM IST

World Test Championship, Points Table: England in 3rd position after 2-1 series win over West Indies

On Tuesday, England crushed the Caribbean side by 269 runs in the third and final Test at the Old Trafford Cricket Stadium in Manchester to seal the series.

Jul 28, 2020, 21:47 PM IST

Michael Holding slams 'ridiculous' World Test Championship's points system

In July 2019, the ICC officially launched the inaugural edition of the WTC, which got underway on August 1, 2019. 

May 04, 2020, 13:33 PM IST

India's top run-scorers, leading wicket-takers against New Zealand

India secured a five-match T20I series whitewash over New Zealand before slumping to a three-match ODI series defeat 0-3 against the hosts.

Mar 02, 2020, 14:19 PM IST

Pleased to see perfect execution from bowlers, says Kane Williamson

The Kiwis and India will now lock horns in the second Test at Christchurch from February 29. 

Feb 24, 2020, 08:55 AM IST

World Test Championship, Points Table: Australia close in on top-ranked India

India are placed at the top spot with 360 points from three Test series.

Jan 06, 2020, 13:57 PM IST

ICC Test Rankings: Virat Kohli, Pat Cummins end 2019 on top

For the fourth time in a row, the Indian skipper finished with most international runs in a calendar year with a total of 2,455 runs across formats.

Dec 30, 2019, 15:22 PM IST

India can emulate world-beating sides of past, says Brian Lara

India completed their 11th consecutive test series win at home last week when they took an unassailable 2-0 lead in the ongoing three-match series against South Africa.

Oct 18, 2019, 16:53 PM IST

Misbah-ul-Haq named Pakistan head coach, Waqar Younis new bowling coach

Misbah and Waqar have worked together in the past when the former was the Pakistan captain and the latter was the head coach.

Sep 04, 2019, 15:10 PM IST

PCB announces domestic schedule for 2019-20 season

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has unveiled an ambitious and competitive 2019-20 domestic cricket structure, which revolves around the creation of a more quality and intensity focused system to significantly improve first-class cricket and create sustainable success at international level.

Aug 31, 2019, 17:05 PM IST

ICC World Test Championship, Points Table: India secure early lead with West Indies win

The win against West Indies saw India take the top spot in the World Test Championship standings with a total of 60 points after one match.

Aug 26, 2019, 17:47 PM IST

If we play well collectively, we have a chance of beating India: Ramnaresh Sarwan

When asked on which aspect the duo worked with the team, Sarwan replied that both he and Lara tried to talk to the players related to the mental aspect attached to the game.

Aug 22, 2019, 09:55 AM IST

Rohit Sharma should be included in the playing XI against West Indies, says Shoaib Akhtar

India defeated West Indies 3-0 in T20Is whereas they outclassed them 2-0 in the three-match ODI series.

Aug 22, 2019, 09:38 AM IST

Deja vu for New Zealand as they face Sri Lanka in second Test

In 2012, Sri Lanka hammered New Zealand by 10 wickets in the first Test in Galle.

Aug 21, 2019, 12:18 PM IST