The first season of the ICC World Selection Championship is over. Now, the second season of this tournament is about to begin.
New Zealand, the first champions of WTC, defeated India with 8 wickets in the championship game held in Southampton.
Now the second World Test Championship (WTC) will now also start and it would begin with the test series between India and England.
This will be a five-Test series played between India and host England from 4th August 2021.
In this second World Test Championship, England will participate in 21 test matches overall.
While India, The runner up of the WTC Final, will start their season from August 2021 to June 2023.
The International Cricket Council has not yet decided on the tournament venue of the finals. Nine test teams will participate in the second WTC competition.
These teams will be Australia, Bangladesh, England, India, New Zealand, Pakistan, South Africa, Sri Lanka and the West Indies.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) has launched a trial tournament to promote Test cricket. However, due to the coronavirus pandemic, the first season of the event was severely affected.
Even the relevant rules of the ICC World Test Championship have changed in the middle of the game. In this case, the ICC was questioned because the team in the first place were suddenly down to the second. Before the test series against England, the Indian team will not have practice matches despite the request from the BCCI.