Wednesday, January 19, 2022

World Test Championship

Ind VS Eng: First Test drawn as fifth day washed out

India needed to score 157 runs on the final day but the rain did not allow a single ball

ICC confirms new WTC points system: 12 for win, 4 for draw, 6 for tie

ICC Acting Chief Executive Geoff Allardice said the changes were made to simplify the points system while taking learnings from the disruption last year.

World Test Championship: ICC standarises 12 points for win

Teams will get six points in case of a tie and four points if the match ends in a draw.

New Zealand cricket team returns home with mace

However, the team's inspirational skipper Kane Williamson and a few others were not part of the group that landed here on Saturday morning.

Tim Paine apologises to New Zealand cricket team

New Zealand received $1.6 million (Rs 12 crore approximately) along with an ICC Test Championship Mace for winning the rain-marred inaugural Test championship final.

Jamieson is a fantastic all-rounder, says Sachin Tendulkar

In New Zealand's emphatic title triumph, Jamieson played a major role with match figures of 7 for 61 in 44 overs along with 21 valuable runs in his team's first essay. "Kyle Jamieson is a fantastic all-rounder.

New Zealand players celebrate World Test Championship triumph

Nickname the mace as Michaeal Mason ;as team heads home

ICC congratulates New Zealand for clinching World Test Championship title

An incredibly tight game saw the Black Caps bowl out India for 170 in the second innings, leaving them 139 to chase for victory at the Hampshire Bowl in Southampton on Wednesday.

‘Good guys’ deserve to win WTC Mace

There are a lot of ifs and buts in another of India’s failed attempts to cross the last hurdle

It’s the pinnacle, isn’t it: Kane Williamson

Williamson termed their final win over India as the "pinnacle" but stop short of calling it the country's biggest achievement in the game.

Virat Kohli indicates overhaul of Test team

It can be safely assumed that some of the seniors will be on borrowed time and only a stellar performance in the five-Test series against England in August can secure their futures.

Ravichandran Ashwin ends with 71 wickets in World Test Championship

The 34-year-old Tamil Nadu off-spinner achieved the feat during the World Test Championship final against New Zealand.

New Zealand win World Test Championship

This is an apt redemption for New Zealand, who had lost the final of the last two 50-over World Cups, in 2015 and 2019

WTC Final: Spectators ejected for abusing New Zealand players

However, New Zealand pacer Tim Southee said none of the players are aware of any such incident.

WTC Final: Mohammed Shami brings India back as NZ totter at 135/5 at lunch

Shami (18-8-31-2) found the ideal fuller 'English length' right away while Ishant Sharma (20-9-27-2), coming for his second spell, was also penetrative.

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