Final Dates & Location for ICC World Test Championship 2023 Announced

Final Dates & Location for ICC World Test Championship 2023 Announced

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced the dates for the ICC World Test Championship (WTC) 2023 Final, which will take place at the Oval in England from June 7 to 11, 2023.

The Oval in London will host the final of the second season of the ICC World Test Championship from June 7 to June 11, with June 12 serving as a reserve day. the ICC stated in a press statement.

In the 2021 final in Southampton, New Zealand defeated India by eight wickets to claim the title of first-time champions. Australia is now in first place of the nine-team points standings for the current cycle with a respectable points percentage of 75.56, followed by India with 58.93.

The two teams are scheduled to compete in a four-match Test series, commencing on February 9 in Nagpur, and the outcome will be a key factor in choosing the winners.

Given that we missed out on over rates the last time, the World Test Championship Final has served as a significant source of motivation for us over the past couple of years, according to Australia skipper Pat Cummins.

South Africa (48.72%) and Sri Lanka (53.33%), who are now in third and fourth place, both have a chance. In the current cycle, Sri Lanka still has two Tests against New Zealand on the road, while South Africa’s final task is a two-match home series against the West Indies.

Sri Lankan skipper Dimuth Karunaratne remarked, “Sri Lanka still has a decent chance of making it to the World Test Championship Final.” “We have done well to be among the top candidates,” he continued, “and if we can finish a solid Test series on the forthcoming New Zealand tour, our chances of making it to the Final will appear like a higher possibility.”

“While we may have a remote chance of qualifying for the World Test Championship Final, there is no greater encouragement than the notion of competing for silverware in such a historic format at such a historic site,” South Africa captain Dean Elgar said.

WTC Remaining Fixtures For The Cycle 2021–2023

  • Ind vs Aus, Nagpur, Feb 9–13
  • India versus. Australia, February 17–21
  • India against. Australia, Mar. 1–5, Dharamsala
  • India vs Australia, March 9–13, Ahmedabad
  • Centurion, Feb. 28–March 4: SA vs. WI
  • Johannesburg, March 8–12, SA vs. WI
  • Christchurch, NZ vs. SL, March 9–13
  • Wellington, March 17–21, NZ vs. SL

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