Hello to all fantasy cricket fans! Have you heard the buzz around the town? World test championship is the new talk of all cricket towns around the world.
Our international board of cricket has declared this championship in effort to offer context to bilateral test series among the top cricketing nations and the fantasy cricket league fans.
With the Ashes series 2019 between oldest cricket rivals England and Australia, this championship has begun. And it will end on 2021. During this period the cricketing nations will participate in different test cricket series. Also, the daily fantasy cricket fans of 11wickets App will get the chance to play free leagues and win cash prizes.
Here is a list of crucial points, every fantasy cricket India fan should know about the championship.
- The inaugural World Test Championship comprises the top 9 ranked test teams on 31st March 2018, playing 6 Test Series inside the two-year period of August 2019 – June 2021. Each team will play 3 Home Test series and 3 Away Test series.
- The number of Tests played in every Test series will decide by the competing members.
- Regardless of the number of Tests played in the series, the points allocated for every bilateral series in the championship is 120. That is, in a two-match Test series, every win will give teams 60 points each, and in the 5-match series, it is 24 points for a win. The points for every drawn game are at 1:3 ratio from the winning points.
- International board of cricket also announced that slow-over rates will dock teams’ points in the championship. 2 Points will be docked for every over that are behind.
What about the other Test members?
- Also, not every Test series played in the 2-year period will come under the championship.
- The Big final of the first cycle of the Championship will be played, between the top 2 teams in the points table at the end of the cycle, in June 2021 at Lords. The winner of the final is the World Test Champions
- If the final game of this championship ends in a draw, both finalist teams will be declared the joint champions. Anyways, Reserve Day will allocate in case of more game hours lost by the rain or any unplayable circumstances.
When is the next Test league scheduled?
- The second cycle also planned inside the time period of July 2021 and April 2023.
Will international board of cricket Rankings get influenced by the championship?
- The Points of the championship will not have any influence in international board of cricket Test Rankings despite the rankings used to decide on the participant teams. The rankings will be continued to be in the system, even for the series, which are not part of the championship.
- Day-night games will be part of the championship on the basis of the mutual agreement between the competing teams.
- The championship will consist only the 5-day Test matches. The proposed idea of 4-day Test matches will not be part of this cycle.
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