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Black Caps crowned Test champions

(Photo by Nathan Stirk/ICC via Getty Images) WELLINGTON – New Zealand cricket fans hailed a “David and Goliath” win over India in the inaugural World Test Championship, praising Kane Williamson’s men for erasing the heartache of recent big-match failures. The Black Caps were also lauded for the manner in which ...

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Indian cricketers gets Covid jabs ahead of England tour

Getty Images NEW DELHI: India captain Virat Kohli and several of his teammates have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccines before departing for a tour of England next month. India face New Zealand in the final of the inaugural World Test Championship at Southampton in June before playing a ...

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Pakistan set for first real ‘home’ Test in a decade

LONDON: There is a lot more at stake than World Test Championship points for Pakistan when they host Sri Lanka in a two-match series this month as the country hosts its first Tests on home soil since the 2009 militant attack on Sri Lanka’s team bus in Lahore. That attack ...

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Bangladesh players to gear up for World Test Championship with NCL stint

DHAKA: The National Cricket League, Bangladesh s domestic first-class tournament, will mark the beginning of the team s preparation for their ICC World Test Championship campaign, which begins with a two-match away series against India next month. Following Bangladesh s 224-run defeat to Afghanistan in the one-off Test in Chittagong ...

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Sri Lanka script record chase at Galle after Karunaratne’s ton

GALLE: Skipper Dimuth Karunaratne’s ninth Test hundred underpinned the highest successful chase ever at the Galle International Stadium, as Sri Lanka ushered into the World Test Championship era with a six-wicket win over New Zealand in the first Test. Never before had a team successfully chased a three-figure score at ...

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ICC officially launches World Test Championship

LONDON: The International Cricket Council (ICC) Monday officially launched the inaugural World Test Championship (WTC). Getting underway on Thursday, the Test Championship will see the top nine Test teams in the world – Australia, Bangladesh, England, India, New Zealand, Pakistan, South Africa, Sri Lanka and the West Indies – compete ...

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