After completing a series win against England, India qualified for the ICC World Test Championship final where they will take on New Zealand. India reached 520 points at the end of their sixth series, winning 12 matches, losing four and drawing just one.
How India can qualify for WTC?
If India win the fourth Test vs England, India qualify for the WTC final. If India draw the fourth Test vs England, India qualify for the WTC final. If England win the fourth Test vs India, Australia qualify for the WTC final.
Which team can qualify for Test championship?
England have to win the series 3-0, 3-1 or 4-0 to leapfrog India and Australia to get a spot in the final. If the series ends in a draw, with any score line, Australia will qualify. If India win the series 1-0, Australia will qualify. If England win the series 1-0, 2-0 or 2-1, Australia will qualify.
How many times India won WTC final?
In recent times too, India enjoy the better record, winning 7 of the last 15 encounters. However, New Zealand were the only team to beat the Virat Kohli-led side in a Test series during the WTC cycle, and they did so rather convincingly, meaning India will be wary of their threat.
When India will reach England?
Following the WTC final, the men’s team will face England in a five-match Test series starting August 4 in Nottingham. India is travelling with an extended 20-member squad for WTC final and subsequent series against England keeping the COVID-19 pandemic in mind. The women’s team’s tour ends on July 15.
Is India eligible for FIFA?
India (seven points from eight games) finishes third in Group E of the FIFA World Cup 2022 and AFC Asian Cup 2023 joint qualifiers and reaches the third round of Asian Cup qualification, which will begin in November this year.
Which ball will be used in WTC final?
New Zealand Cricket (NZC) posted images that confirmed that captain Kane Williamson and wicketkeeper BJ Watling are fit to play the World Test Championship final against India that commences at the Hampshire Bowl from Friday. NZC also posted an image of the Dukes ball that will be used in the final.
Who can win WTC final?
WTC final | New Zealand beats India by 8 wickets to win World Test Championship title.
How does England qualify for World Test?
For England, they have to win by a margin of at least 3-0 or 4-0 in order to qualify for the final. However, that seems to be highly impossible considering England’s record in India. In the last series in 2016, England was thrashed 4-0 in the five-match series.