Wednesday, Oct 05, 2022

WTC final


India-NZ final most watched across all WTC series: ICC

July 28, 2021 5:13 pm

The live viewership of the Test played between June 18 and 23 had touched 130.6 million across 89 territories.

'Those who haven't even led gully team are giving Virat Kohli advice': Kamran Akmal

July 04, 2021 2:53 pm

Kamran Akmal considers Virat Kohli's captaincy second to only MS Dhoni for India and feels no one can guarantee an ICC title.

Virat Kohli never 'demanded' best of three WTC final: Ravichandran Ashwin

July 02, 2021 4:56 pm

India were handed an eight-wicket defeat in the inaugural World Test Championship (WTC) final by New Zealand in Southampton earlier this month.

Ross Taylor keen to play on after World Test Championship win

June 30, 2021 2:33 pm

Ross Taylor has not made a Test century since November 2019 but played a key role in New Zealand's WTC win against India and the preceding Test series victory over England

Kyle Jamieson hid in bathroom to escape tension of New Zealand's run chase in WTC final

June 29, 2021 1:51 pm

Jamieson, who was the Man of the Match for his seven wickets in the final, felt nervous while watching the action from the dressing room.

Inaugural WTC champions New Zealand return home with ICC mace

June 26, 2021 12:05 pm

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

India's three-week break after WTC final has left me amazed: Dilip Vengsarkar

June 25, 2021 9:36 pm

Dilip Vengsarkar, also a former chief selector, feels India played well over the two-year ICC World Test Championship cycle but their preparation for the final was far from ideal.

Virat Kohli will look to get over drought of three-figure, says Sanjay Bangar

June 25, 2021 2:47 pm

Sanjay Bangar also feels that rain interruptions played a major part in the ICC World Test Championship final and things could have been different if it was not a constant threat.

Black Caps head home after great night of celebrations

June 25, 2021 11:36 am

Asked about his health the morning after the celebratory night, the likeable captain said, "My version of that might not be the same as some others, I feel OK."

Ishant Sharma gets stitches on his right hand

June 25, 2021 9:17 am

Ishant sustained the injury while trying to stop a drive off his own bowling in the New Zealand second innings during the World Test Championship Final, which India lost by eight wickets.


WTC Final 2021, in pics: New Zealand beat India to win inaugural World Test Championship

June 24, 2021 12:02 pm

For Virat Kohli, this is the third failure in big ICC events after the 2017 Champions Trophy and the 2019 World Cup.

WTC final, Day 5 in pics: Shami brings India back in fight

June 23, 2021 10:15 am

With a full day's play expected, India would like to bat at least a session and half to put themselves in safe position before giving New Zealand 50 odd overs and 200 plus target if they want to enforce a result.