ICC World Test Championship will add context to five-day game: Kohli

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Dubai, Jul 29 () India captain Virat Kohli on Monday said the ICC World Test Championship (WTC), that gets underway on August 1, will add context to the longest format of the game.The inaugural edition will see top nine Test teams — Australia, Bangladesh, England, India, New Zealand, Pakistan, South Africa, Sri Lanka and the West Indies — fight for the top honours in 71 Test matches across 27 series over the next two years.

The top two teams will then play the final scheduled to be to held in June 2021 in the United Kingdom.

“We are awaiting the ICC World Test Championship with great enthusiasm as it adds context to the longest format of the game,” Kohli said in an ICC media release.
“Test cricket is very challenging and coming out on top in the traditional form is always highly satisfying. The Indian team has done really well in recent years and will be fancying its chances in the championship,” he added.

Each team will play three home and three away series and will be awarded points for every game

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