WTC final

WTC: New Zealand to celebrate with fans with week-long WTC mace tour across country

Plans have been drawn up by NZC to start the tour in Whangarei on Monday, July 26, and to visit Auckland, Tauranga, Hamilton, New Plymouth, Palmerston North, Wellington, Christchurch, Dunedin, and Invercargill through the week so members of the public have an opportunity to be photographed with the unique trophy and collect autographs and a team poster.

Jul 07, 2021, 16:07 PM IST

WTC: Virat Kohli never demanded three Tests for World Test Championship final, says Ravichandran Ashwin

India’s veteran off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin has put his weight behind Virat Kohli after the Indian captain had to cope with heavy criticism for his statement. Kohli had stated that the best of three finals in the World Test Championship would have been better as it gives a chance to the losing team to make a comeback in the next two Test matches.

Jul 01, 2021, 21:26 PM IST

India vs England: Jasprit Bumrah trolled for posting selfie with wife Sanjana Ganesan, here’s why

Team India pacer Jasprit Bumrah recently shared a picture with his wife Sanjana Ganesan from the couple’s day out in London. While Bumrah is part of the Test squad for the five-match series against England, Sanjana is in England on commentary duties.

Jul 01, 2021, 17:13 PM IST

New Zealand pacer Tim Southee puts WTC final shirt on auction to help fund 8-year-old girl's cancer treatment

Southee, who is currently in MIQ [Managed Isolation Quarantine] after returning from New Zealand's historic victory in the World Test Championship final against India at Ageas Bowl, has placed the rare piece of sporting memorabilia on Trade Me to raise funds for Hollie and her family. The shirt is signed by the entire Black Caps squad.

Jun 29, 2021, 17:04 PM IST

WTC Final: Sachin Tendulkar REVEALS what went wrong for India against New Zealand

Virat Kohli-led India lost the WTC final against New Zealand by eight wickets.

Jun 27, 2021, 07:50 AM IST

In Pics: WTC winners New Zealand reach home with ICC Mace

New Zealand cricketers reached home from England after winning the World Test Championship (WTC) final but with social distancing norms in place, their walk through the airport and to hotel, where players will quarantine for 14 days, was devoid of hugs, handshakes from airport staff and others who wanted to catch a glimpse of the mace.

Jun 26, 2021, 15:38 PM IST

WTC Final: Australia captain Tim Paine apologises to Kiwi fans after New Zealand’s victory, here’s why

Tim Paine also said that the ICC can make the World Test Championship (WTC) cycle a little better, adding that one should not take anything away from New Zealand.

Jun 26, 2021, 13:52 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

WTC Final: Ravichandran Ashwin surpasses Pat Cummins to become highest wicket-taker in tournament

Ashwin started the match with three wickets behind Cummins and two behind England’s Stuart Broad (69). The off-spinner claimed two wickets in the first innings, while he got the better of New Zealand openers in the second innings to get on the top of the table.

Jun 23, 2021, 22:28 PM IST

WTC Final: Michael Vaughan asks for apologies from Team India fans, here’s why

India set New Zealand a tricky 139-run target to win the WTC final after scoring 170 in their second innings on the sixth and final day in Southampton on Wednesday.

Jun 23, 2021, 21:21 PM IST

WTC Final: Watling displays courage on his last day of Test cricket, keep wickets with dislocated finger

In the 53rd over of the second innings, Watling received a blow on his finger on the right hand as he was trying to collect a throw from skipper Kane Williamson. Watling ended up hurting his finger and the physio came out to look at his finger.

Jun 23, 2021, 19:18 PM IST

WTC Final: ‘Many faces of Virat Kohli’ - ICC dedicates special video to India skipper - WATCH

Kohli likes to get under the skin of the opposition and he is always in the ear of the opposition batsmen. Furthermore, Kohli also gives send-offs and celebrates his team’s bowlers wickets with great thrill. The same was palpable on the fifth day of action and ICC shared an amusing of many faces of Virat Kohli.


Jun 23, 2021, 18:47 PM IST

WTC Final, Reserve Day: Rishabh Pant, Ravindra Jadeja keep India in game after early strikes from NZ bowlers

New Zealand couldn’t have asked for a better start to the morning session as they dismissed skipper Virat Kohli (13), deputy Ajinkya Rahane (15), and Cheteshwar Pujara (15) in the opening session. But going into the lunch break, India's score read 130/5 with Rishabh Pant (28) and Ravindra Jadeja (12) looking in control.

Jun 23, 2021, 17:49 PM IST

WTC Final, Day 5: India 64/2 at stumps, lead New Zealand by 32 runs

Skipper Virat Kohli (8 off 12 balls) and Cheteshwar Pujara (12 off 55 balls) were unbeaten at the draw of stumps.

Jun 23, 2021, 00:07 AM IST

WTC Final: Mohammed Shami wears a towel while fielding, video goes viral – WATCH

Shami was spotted wearing a towel during the Day 5 of the WTC final between India and New Zealand.

Jun 22, 2021, 22:45 PM IST

WTC Final: Poonam Pandey hints at stripping if India win against New Zealand

Notably, in 2011, Poonam Pandey had promised to strip if India win the World Cup.

Jun 22, 2021, 19:29 PM IST

WTC final, Day 5: Mohammed Shami, Ishant Sharma strike to put India in command, NZ 135/5 at Lunch

Mohammed Shami picked two and Ishant Sharma picked one wicket to put the Kiwis in a spot of bother at 135/5 - still trailing by 82 runs in the first essay.

Jun 22, 2021, 18:45 PM IST

WTC Final: Shubman Gill takes a stunning diving catch to dismiss Ross Taylor - WATCH

Shubman Gill with a full stretched dive to his left managed to grab the ball with both his hands to dismiss Taylor on the Day 5 of the India vs New Zealand match.

Jun 22, 2021, 18:01 PM IST

WTC Final: Start of Day 5 play between India and New Zealand delayed due to rain

The drizzle started around 20 minutes before the scheduled start of play and as a result, there has been a delay with groundstaff working on keeping things as prepared as possible for play to resume once the rain stops.

Jun 22, 2021, 15:34 PM IST

WTC Final: ICC under fire after India vs New Zealand match falls prey to inclement weather

The ICC, which followed a neutral venue policy, had picked England as the venue for the WTC final.

Jun 21, 2021, 22:56 PM IST