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How Pakistan's loss to England boosted India's chances of making WTC final

For Pakistan, it was surely a heartbreak as they didn't just go down in the match and in the series, but their chances of making the World Tet Championship final suffered a major blow, which subsequently boosted India's chances.

Babar Azam; Indian cricket team
Babar Azam; Indian cricket team
Published on Dec 05, 2022 06:08 PM IST

WTC 2023 Final to be played at The Oval, Lord's to host 2025 title clash

The ICC has announced the venues that will host the finals after the current and the subsequent World Test Championship cycles.

New Zealand beat India by eight wickets in the first WTC final. (AP)
New Zealand beat India by eight wickets in the first WTC final. (AP)
Updated on Sep 21, 2022 10:29 PM IST

'Would be surprised if India and Pakistan don't come knocking on door'

South Africa stand atop in the table with 75 PCT while Australia stand below with 70 PCT. Sri Lanka, India and Pakistan follow respectively and await a slip-up in a bid to force their way through to the top-two spots.

Pakistan cricket team; Indian cricket team
Pakistan cricket team; Indian cricket team
Published on Aug 21, 2022 07:12 AM IST

Rohit Sharma-led India suffer huge blow in WTC after Sri Lanka beat Australia

While win came as a huge boost for Sri Lanka, their neighbours, the Rohit Sharma-led India side, suffered a massive blow following the series-levelling win on Monday.

India skipper Rohit Sharma(Action Images via Reuters)
India skipper Rohit Sharma(Action Images via Reuters)
Published on Jul 12, 2022 08:09 AM IST

India docked WTC points for slow over rate in Edgbaston Test

This penalty points leave a huge impact on the Indian side, who slip further in the points table giving Babar Azam-led Pakistan an advantage.

India's Virat Kohli and Jasprit Bumrah(Action Images via Reuters)
India's Virat Kohli and Jasprit Bumrah(Action Images via Reuters)
Published on Jul 05, 2022 07:37 PM IST

IND vs ENG: Where do India stand at WTC points table after loss against England

India lost by seven wickets against England in the fifth Test match, at Edgbaston in Birmingham on Tuesday. The win helped the hosts draw the series at 2-2.

IND vs ENG: Jonny Bairstow runs past Jasprit Bumrah to celebrate scoring a century during the fifth day of the fifth cricket test match.(AP)
IND vs ENG: Jonny Bairstow runs past Jasprit Bumrah to celebrate scoring a century during the fifth day of the fifth cricket test match.(AP)
Published on Jul 05, 2022 06:39 PM IST

England docked WTC points despite unbelievable win vs New Zealand. Here's why

The Ben Stokes-led side were found guilty of maintaining a slow over rate which led to a 40% fine on all players but more importantly cost them two WTC points, said ICC. Match referee Richie Richardson imposed the sanction after England were ruled to be two overs short of the target.

England's captain Ben Stokes, center, and batting partner Ben Foakes, left, celebrate their win on the fifth day of the second cricket test match against New Zealand at Trent Bridge in Nottingham(AP)
England's captain Ben Stokes, center, and batting partner Ben Foakes, left, celebrate their win on the fifth day of the second cricket test match against New Zealand at Trent Bridge in Nottingham(AP)
Published on Jun 15, 2022 02:41 PM IST

ICC chairman warns of reduction in volume of Test cricket in future

Greg Barclay, who was appointed as ICC chair in November 2020, said the world body will face a serious challenge in deciding the next Future Tours Program starting next year.

Barclay hinted that the
Barclay hinted that the "big three" of world cricket -- India, Australia and England -- will be largely unaffected by the adjustments in Test cricket.(Action Images via Reuters)
Published on Jun 04, 2022 10:35 AM IST

Daily brief: Indian music on flights & terminals not mandatory, clarifies Centre

Here are today’s top news, analysis, and opinion at 9pm. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.

Representative Image
Representative Image
Published on Mar 14, 2022 08:39 PM IST

'It is over for them. They won't qualify': Aakash Chopra predicts WTC Finalists

Former India opener Aakash Chopra analysed the chances of all sides for a qualification in the final of the World Test Championship.

Rohit Sharma; Aakash Chopra; Babar Azam(AP/Twitter/REUTERS)
Rohit Sharma; Aakash Chopra; Babar Azam(AP/Twitter/REUTERS)
Updated on Mar 09, 2022 11:20 AM IST

Where do India stand in WTC points table after loss to South Africa in 2nd Test?

After their victory, South Africa have made a huge leap in the World Test Championship points table.

South Africa's Dean Elgar and Temba Bavuma celebrate winning the second Test.(REUTERS)
South Africa's Dean Elgar and Temba Bavuma celebrate winning the second Test.(REUTERS)
Updated on Jan 07, 2022 09:05 AM IST

England fined eight WTC points for over-rate offence in Brisbane, not five: ICC

ICC had earlier announced that England were fined 100 per cent match fee and five WTC points for the over-rate offence in Brisbane last week.

England's Joe Root(AP)
England's Joe Root(AP)
Published on Dec 17, 2021 08:00 PM IST

Is cricket becoming a two-format game?

In its 51st year, and after a near four-decade long domination as cricket’s poster child, ODIs run the risk of being sidelined as a structural necessity and nothing more.

England after winning the 2019 World Cup. (Getty)
England after winning the 2019 World Cup. (Getty)
Published on Sep 29, 2021 07:19 PM IST

India lead WTC table with 14 points

The rain-forced draw in the opening Test gave India four points and the outright win at Lord's 12 points. However, the team has 14 points in total, instead of 16, as it was docked two points for slow over rate.

India's Virat Kohli celebrates.(AP)
India's Virat Kohli celebrates.(AP)
Published on Aug 25, 2021 12:20 PM IST

Can't see another team cracking the code- Hogg terms India as WTC 'favourites'

Following India's memorable win against England in the second Test match at Lord's, former Australia spinner Brad Hogg explained why he believes India are the "favourites" to win the second cycle of the World Test Championship (WTC).

'Cannot see another team cracking the code': Hogg terms India as 'favourites' to win WTC, says they are the 'real deal'(Agencies/HT Collage)
'Cannot see another team cracking the code': Hogg terms India as 'favourites' to win WTC, says they are the 'real deal'(Agencies/HT Collage)
Updated on Aug 17, 2021 03:42 PM IST

India vs 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% consumption of the intensely contested match that saw New Zealand complete an eight-wicket win on the Reserve Day.

India's captain Virat Kohli, second right, congratulates New Zealand's Ross Taylor and captain Kane Williamson, right, on their win on the sixth day of the World Test Championship final cricket match between New Zealand and India(AP)
India's captain Virat Kohli, second right, congratulates New Zealand's Ross Taylor and captain Kane Williamson, right, on their win on the sixth day of the World Test Championship final cricket match between New Zealand and India(AP)
Published on Jul 28, 2021 01:05 PM IST

Shubman Gill’s latest Instagram story suggests he’s back home

Gill did not have a great outing in the World Test Championship (WTC) final against New Zealand as he recorded scores of just 28 and 8 runs.

Shubman Gill: File photo(Getty Images)
Shubman Gill: File photo(Getty Images)
Published on Jul 21, 2021 08:46 PM IST

Kohli, Williamson, Root react after ICC confirms WTC 2 fixture, point system

India, New Zealand and England captains Virat Kohli, Kane Williamson and Joe Root reacted to ICC's announcement about the second edition of WTC.

Virat Kohli and Kane Williamson(Getty Images)
Virat Kohli and Kane Williamson(Getty Images)
Updated on Jul 14, 2021 08:15 PM IST

Devon Conway, Sophie Ecclestone win ICC Player of the Month Award for June 2021

Devon Conway edged out his teammate Kyle Jamieson and South Africa’s Quinton de Kock to bag the award. Ecclestone, on the other hand, won ahead of India's teen batting sensation Shafali Verma and all-rounder Sneh Rana.

Devon Conway, Sophie Ecclestone win ICC Player of the Month Award for June 2021(HT Collage)
Devon Conway, Sophie Ecclestone win ICC Player of the Month Award for June 2021(HT Collage)
Updated on Jul 12, 2021 12:47 PM IST

'Can't wake up every day at 6 to give weather report': DK reveals getting abused

After initially receiving plaudits for his effort as 'weatherman' during the WTC final between India and England, Dinesh Karthik revealed how those praises turned into abuses in a matter of days.

Dinesh Karthik revealed he received plenty of abuses from fans during his duties as 'weatherman'. (Dinesh Karthik/Instagram)
Dinesh Karthik revealed he received plenty of abuses from fans during his duties as 'weatherman'. (Dinesh Karthik/Instagram)
Published on Jul 09, 2021 10:50 AM IST

'Bitter pill': Paine disappointed about Australia missing out on WTC Final

Australia captain Tim Paine says missing out on the WTC final due to a slow-over rate penalty was a bitter pill to swallow.

Australia captain Tim Paine says missing out on the WTC final due to a slow-over rate penalty was a bitter pill to swallow.(Getty Images)
Australia captain Tim Paine says missing out on the WTC final due to a slow-over rate penalty was a bitter pill to swallow.(Getty Images)
Published on Jul 05, 2021 06:05 PM IST

Aakash Chopra highlights reason behind Bumrah's patchy Test form

Jasprit Bumrah drew a lot of flak for his performance in the final where he failed to pick even a single wicket. Bumrah did not look at his best during the match as the Kiwi batsmen managed to negate his threat.

Aakash Chopra on Jasprit Bumrah's performance in WTC final.(BCCI/AP)
Aakash Chopra on Jasprit Bumrah's performance in WTC final.(BCCI/AP)
Updated on Jul 05, 2021 08:08 PM IST

'I feel this will improve eventually': Pathan on why Indian 'bowlers were tired'

Former all-rounder Irfan Pathan analysed India's performance, explaining how the squad did not get enough practice for the crunch World Test Championship final.

Irfan Pathan explained why India's bowlers appeared slightly tired. (Getty Images)
Irfan Pathan explained why India's bowlers appeared slightly tired. (Getty Images)
Published on Jul 02, 2021 08:03 AM IST

'Drove to Somerset, started changing nappies': Williamson's 'unique' celebration

Describing it as a 'slightly unique' way of celebrating, Williamson said he immediately got engaged in 'daddy duties' which included 'changing the nappies' of his six-month-old daughter.

Kane Williamson straightaway had to be involved in 'daddy duties' after New Zealand's WTC win. (Getty Images)
Kane Williamson straightaway had to be involved in 'daddy duties' after New Zealand's WTC win. (Getty Images)
Published on Jul 02, 2021 07:35 AM IST

'We should remember that before pointing fingers': Gavaskar defends India

Are India not good at ICC knockout matches? That question has been answered by the one and only Sunil Gavaskar.

Sunil Gavaskar came to India and Virat Kohli's defence. (Getty Images)
Sunil Gavaskar came to India and Virat Kohli's defence. (Getty Images)
Updated on Jul 02, 2021 07:35 AM IST

News updates from HT: Nirav Modi’s sister Purvi Mehta remits over 17 crore

Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.

Nirav Modi is currently held at Wandsworth prison in South London.(Mint)
Nirav Modi is currently held at Wandsworth prison in South London.(Mint)
Published on Jul 01, 2021 08:57 PM IST

'I was numb after the game, wondering what had happened': Ashwin

In the latest video on his YouTube channel, the Ravichandran Ashwin admitted that things didn’t go India’s way despite giving their best shot.

India's Ravichandran Ashwin(AP)
India's Ravichandran Ashwin(AP)
Updated on Jul 01, 2021 09:52 PM IST

Aakash Chopra gives an interesting 'suggestion' for next WTC final venue

Former Indian opener Aakash Chopra said the team that tops the points table should have the privilege to host the summit clash, only if it’s a one-off encounter.

Former Indian opener Aakash Chopra(Twitter)
Former Indian opener Aakash Chopra(Twitter)
Updated on Jul 01, 2021 10:06 PM IST

'India were hard done by that way': Cook on factor that determined WTC final

India were playing a Test match after a gap of more than three months. The only red-ball practice they had was the intra-squad simulation they played ahead of the WTC final, which Cook said doesn’t have the same intensity of a Test match.

Alastair Cook(REUTERS)
Alastair Cook(REUTERS)
Published on Jul 01, 2021 03:22 PM IST

News updates from HT: Sitharaman dubs enhanced tax collection 'new normal'

Here are today’s top news, analysis, and opinion at this hour. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.

India is marking 'GST Day' on Thursday, i.e. July 1 to mark the completion of four years since the rollout of the historic tax reform.
India is marking 'GST Day' on Thursday, i.e. July 1 to mark the completion of four years since the rollout of the historic tax reform.
Published on Jul 01, 2021 12:51 PM IST
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