World Test Championship 2023

The second edition of the World Test Championship runs from 2021 to 2023 with the final scheduled to be played between India and Australia at The Oval starting June 7. The five-Test series between India and England in 2021 marked the beginning of the cycle. A total of 69 Tests held across 27 series determined the finalists of the second WTC. Each team played a total of 6 Test series – 3 home and 3 away. Defending champions New Zealand, who won the inaugural WTC after beating India in the final failed to qualify for the final after losing six Tests out of 13 and winning four. more

[WTC News]

No jersey sponsors for India at WTC final

Published on May 30, 2023 10:41 PM IST

A vacant commercial slot is rare for Indian cricket, but the prevailing view in the board is not to go for low-key stop-gap deals

Team India members practice ahead of the World Test Championship final
By, Ahmedabad

Team India members in London stupefied at Dhoni's stumping to dismiss Gill

Even amid the preparation for the WTC Final against Australia at The Oval, Indian players had their eyes on the proceedings in the IPL 2023 final

Team India members in London stupefied at Dhoni's stumping to dismiss Gill
Updated on May 29, 2023 10:46 PM IST

Josh Hazlewood fit and included in Australia's WTC final squad vs India

Despite injury issues, Josh Hazlewood has been deemed fit and has been included in Australia's WTC final squad.

Josh Hazlewood has been included in Australia's WTC final squad.(AFP)
Published on May 29, 2023 11:09 AM IST
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Ponting shockingly omits India superstar from WTC Final combined XI

Ricky Ponting made some shocking omissions from the India-Australia combined XI ahead of WTC Final, that takes place between June 7-11.

Ricky Ponting(ANI)
Published on May 28, 2023 04:51 PM IST

MSK Prasad makes Virat Kohli prediction ahead of India vs Australia WTC final

Former India chief selector MSK Prasad made a big prediction on Virat Kohli ahead of the India vs Australia WTC final.

VIrat Kohli during the Border-Gavaskar Trophy this year.(PTI)
Published on May 28, 2023 03:54 PM IST

Kohli's brand new WTC final post draws blistering prediction from PAK legend

Kohli's post on WTC final drew a blistering response from a Pakistan cricket legend, who made a massive prediction on the former India skipper.

Virat Kohli(File)
Published on May 27, 2023 03:46 PM IST

'Bharat or Kishan?': Shastri, Karthik pick India's wicketkeeper for WTC final

Ravi Shastri and Dinesh Karthik shared their respective solutions for India's wicketkeeper dilemma for the WTC final.

KS Bharat and Ishan Kishan are India's wicketkeeper choices for the WTC final.
Updated on May 26, 2023 11:37 AM IST

'If your fast-bowling quality isn't good..': Shastri's bold remark for WTC Final

Ravi Shastri had a bold suggestion for Team India ahead of the World Test Championship final against Australia.

Ravi Shastri(Getty)
Published on May 25, 2023 08:54 PM IST

Gill, Pujara ignored as only 4 Indians make Shastri's combined IND-AUS Test XI

Ahead of the final, Shastri made an interesting selection. Considering players from both the present WTC squads of India and Australia, he picked the best XI.

Shubman Gill with Cheteshwar Pujara; Ravi Shastri
Published on May 23, 2023 07:21 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Virat Kohli and Co. to begin WTC preparation early in England

Free of IPL duties, these players will begin training early with the Rahul Dravid-led support staff to get back into Test match mode

Former Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper Virat Kohli(PTI)
Updated on May 23, 2023 12:18 AM IST

After IPL heartbreak, Kohli among 8 IND stars to leave on Tuesday for WTC final

With IPL over, Kohli and seven other Indian players will be heading to England to gear up for the big clash against Australia at The Oval.

Royal Challengers Bangalore's Virat Kohli(AFP)
Updated on May 22, 2023 08:41 PM IST

'India should've picked Suryakumar but they have a Pant-like player': Ponting

Ponting expressed surprise over Suryakumar Yadav's omission from the Indian WTC final squad but made an outrageous pick for "X-factor" for the summit clash.

Rishabh Pant; Ricky Ponting; Suryakumar Yadav
Updated on May 20, 2023 10:13 AM IST

'Having played at The Oval...': Ponting's prediction on IND vs AUS in WTC final

Former Australia skipper believes The Oval will suit the team for Down Under that little more more

Former Australian cricketer Ricky Ponting speaks during a press conference, in New Delhi(Sanjay Sharma)
Updated on May 19, 2023 08:44 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Ganguly-led ICC cricket committee to abolish soft-signal from WTC Final: Report

A abolishment of the soft-signal is among the changes in rules that could be applied during the pivotal Test between India and Australia.

The rule has been a point of contention on a number of occassions(ICC)
Published on May 15, 2023 12:48 PM IST

'Jaiswal should've been selected as Rahul's replacement for WTC final': Vaughan

Michael Vaughan feels that Yashasvi Jaiswal should have been selected as KL Rahul's replacement for India's WTC final squad. The BCCI have named Ishan Kishan.

Michael Vaughan feels the BCCI should have named Yashasvi Jaiswal instead of Ishan Kishan, as KL Rahul's replacement.
Updated on May 12, 2023 03:52 PM IST

[ FAQs ]

The World Test Championship is not restricted to one country or venue. It's a two-year-long cycle and takes place in all the countries which are featured to take part in it. New Zealand, Australia, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, West Indies, South Africa, England, Bangladesh will all host Test series that will be part of the next World Test Championship.

No, India is yet to win a World Test Championship. They had reached the final in 2021 but lost to New Zealand and now have a second chance to lift the trophy when they face Australia in the WTC final starting June 7 at The Oval.

The winner of the World Test Championship 2023 is yet to be decided with India taking on Australia in the final next month.

The World Test Championship final will take place at the Oval in England next month. It will take place from June 7 to 11, 2023.

The top 8 ranked Tests teams in the world qualify to compete in the World Test Championship. As a result of it, India, who are already the finalists this year, will automatically qualify for the next WTC cycle.

Each team participating in the World Test Championship plays 6 Test series - three home and three away after which the top two teams make their place into the final.

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