What is the ICC Test Championship, and who all are part of it?

Test Championship

In the era of T20 Cricket all across the globe, Test Cricket has its own place and interest.Nothing can be more interesting than a test match.However, It is lacking popularity in recent times. To enhance the popularity of Test Cricket, ICC has proposed the idea of TEST CHAMPIONSHIP.

THE WORLD TEST CHAMPIONSHIP(WTC) comprises top 9 test playing Nations facing each other in a Two year period. Each country will play six test series-3 at Home and 3 Away. There will be 27 such series and a total of 72 test match to be played in this period. At the end, top two teams will face off each other to emerge as a winner of The test championship.


The top 9 teams in ICC test rankings as on march 31, 2018 have qualified for playing this Championship. INDIA, ENGLAND , AUSTRALIA, NEWZELAND, SOUTH AFRICA, WINDIES, PAKISTAN, SRILANKA , BANGLADESH will be competing for WTC.

Test Championship

The schedule for the test is mentioned above.

At the end the top two teams in the points table will face off to determine the winner of ICC Test Championship .

The participants include India, Pakistan, Australia, England, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, West Indies, South Africa, New Zealand.

Ireland, Afghanistan and Zimbabwe will not be considered for this WTC.


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