ICC confirms details of next World Test Championship

  • Groups to get 12 factors for a win, 4 for a draw and 6 for a tie; proportion of factors received for use to find out standings
  • Captains Kane Williamson, Virat Kohli and Joe Root stay up for second version with enthusiasm
  • Video and textual content interviews of ICC’s Performing Chief Govt Geoff Allardice, graphics accessible on the Online Media Zone without spending a dime editorial use
  • An FAQs doc accessible within the Resources part of the On-line Media Zone

The Worldwide Cricket Council has confirmed the factors system for the second version of the ICC World Take a look at Championship (WTC) in addition to the bilateral sequence that can be a part of the 2021-23 cycle commencing subsequent month.

Every match of the upcoming WTC will now be contested for a similar variety of factors – 12 for a win, 4 for a draw and 6 for a tie, transferring away from the earlier system the place the identical variety of factors have been allotted to every sequence, divided throughout the variety of matches performed.

ICC Performing Chief Govt Geoff Allardice stated the modifications had been made to simplify the factors system whereas taking learnings from the disruption final yr: 

“We obtained suggestions that the earlier factors system wanted to be simplified. The Cricket Committee took this into consideration when proposing a brand new, standardized factors system for every match. It maintained the precept of making certain that each one matches in a WTC sequence rely in the direction of a staff’s standing, whereas accommodating sequence various in size between two Checks and 5 Checks.

“Throughout the pandemic we needed to change to rating groups on the factors desk utilizing the proportion of accessible factors received by every staff, since all sequence couldn’t be accomplished. This helped us decide the finalists and we have been in a position to full the championship inside the scheduled time-frame. This technique additionally allowed us to match the relative efficiency of groups at any time, no matter what number of matches they’d performed.”

WTC 2 Fixtures: As within the first version of the championship, the 9 groups will play six sequence every, three residence and three away with the closing date being 31 March 2023.

 

WTC2 fixtures

 

Member

Residence

Away

 

Australia

England

S Africa

West Indies

India

Pakistan

Sri Lanka

 

Bangladesh

Pakistan

India

Sri Lanka

S Africa

N Zealand

West Indies

 

England

India

S Africa

N Zealand

Pakistan

W Indies

Australia

 

India

Sri Lanka

N Zealand

Australia

Bangladesh

England

S Africa

 

New Zealand

S Africa

Bangladesh

Sri Lanka

England

Pakistan

India

 

Pakistan

Australia

England

N Zealand

Sri Lanka

Bangladesh

West Indies

 

South Africa

India

West Indies

Bangladesh

Australia

England

N Zealand

 

Sri Lanka

West Indies

Australia

Pakistan

Bangladesh

N Zealand

India

 

West Indies

Pakistan

Bangladesh

England

Australia

S Africa

Sri Lanka

 

 

An FAQs doc on WTC 2 is offered on our web site here

In the meantime, New Zealand captain Kane Williamson, India captain Virat Kohli and England captain Joe Root appeared ahead to doing their finest within the second version of the ICC World Take a look at Championship, which commences with the England-India sequence in Nottingham on four August.

New Zealand captain Kane Williamson: “It was clearly fairly particular to win the inaugural ICC World Take a look at Championship in Southampton final month and it’s thrilling to now stay up for the second version.

“The WTC has actually added extra context and introduced new that means to Take a look at cricket and it was superior to see the curiosity that was generated across the Last towards India.”

“We all know making an attempt to defend the title can be an enormous problem, however our focus can be on ensuring we put together in addition to we will for the excursions forward and making an attempt to keep up our stage of efficiency.”

India captain Virat Kohli: “It was nice to have performed the ultimate of the ICC World Take a look at Championship towards New Zealand in what was a memorable contest.

“Not simply the ultimate, we noticed the dedication of gamers all through the primary version of the championship.

“The next of cricket lovers too was nice to see, and I’m certain they’ll all be ready eagerly for the second version.

“We are going to regroup with new vitality for the following cycle beginning with our sequence towards England, hoping to present our followers so much to cheer about.

England captain Joe Root: We begin our marketing campaign within the second version of the ICC World Take a look at Championship towards the finalists of final time, which is an attention-grabbing problem right away.

“India are a high-quality all-round facet and it will be good to check them in our residence situations. “We narrowly missed out on qualifying for the ultimate final time and need to do higher this time.

“Take a look at cricket is a format all of us need to excel in and with factors at stake for every match, everybody must be at their finest on a regular basis.”

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