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NZ v BAN: pic courtesy ICC/Twitter

NZ v BAN: Records galore as Bangladesh clinch maiden Test win over New Zealand

Bangladesh rewrote the history books as they defeated New Zealand in the first NZ v BAN Test of the two-match series in Mount Maunganui on Wednesday (January 5). The...

Mohammed Shami

The over rate debate: Farcical law or a necessary evil?

India being docked a World Test Championship (WTC) point out of their hard-earned Boxing Day Test win in Centurion has retriggered the longstanding debate on over rate...

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In Numbers: How bad Ajinkya Rahane’s dip in form been

December 27, 2020. Boxing Day Test. Walking into bat with India precariously placed at 2/61, which quickly becomes 3/64, stand-in captain Ajinkya Rahane plays a game...

An alternative WTC model that is fair to all teams

A Reddit user going by the name of ‘peppertxt’ on Wednesday (June 30) made an honest attempt to come up with an alternative World Test Championship (WTC)...

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WTC final: Why neither India nor New Zealand should mind a draw

Heading into the World Test Championship (WTC) final, India head coach Ravi Shastri was asked whether a one-off finale does as much justice to the two-year league and...

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WTC points: How better or worse is the percentage based points system?

Geoff Allardice, the acting CEO of the International Cricket Council (ICC), revealed on Monday (June 15) that the rejigged World Test Championship (WTC) points system...

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How would the WTC points table look like with percentage-based, equal weightage per match system 

With the ICC acting CEO Geoff Allardice confirming that the World Test Championship (WTC) points table will continue to be determined on the basis of percentage of...

World Test Championship final: Analyzing India’s bowling cartel 

The sight of Virat Kohli urging Indian fans in the stands to hype up the bowler running in has become commonplace. It gets the crowd going, breathes life into a possibly...

India-New Zealand WTC final explainer: when would the reserve day be in play?

The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Friday (May 28) announced the playing conditions for the much-anticipated World Test Championship (WTC) final to be played...

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ICC to finalise playing conditions for WTC final; reserve day a major bone of contention

Amidst confusion as to what happens if the World Test Championship (WTC) final between India and New Zealand ends in a draw, the ICC will be revisiting the playing...