The world test championship of 2019 -2021 started since 1 August 2019 from the Ashes Series. The championship will finish with the final which would be held in Lords, England. The date has been postponed, earlier it was 10th June, but now it will start on 18th June and end on 22nd June, 23rd has been kept as a reserve day. The finals will be played at Lord’s cricket ground, London.
The date has been shifted due to the Indian Premier League’s final edition of 2021 and any player’s quarantine period.
In addition to this, India is leading the point table. New Zealand on second, Australia is on third and England on fourth. Now, Everyone has eyes on the series between India and England. England did so well in Sri Lanka as they won the series by 2-0.
Joe Root, the captain of England, looked rock solid, as he made 228 runs in the first innings of the first test match and 186 in the second test match, therefore, his team won the series. These two finest Innings helped him grab two Man of the Match and man of the series awards. Obviously, the team’s moral is so high. Now, they are definitely looking forward to winning the upcoming test series.
If they want to play the test championship final, they can’t afford to lose any test match. The Indian team also looking forward to clean swipe the series. If India loss one test match, then they have win remaining three test matches.
Australia will go to South Africa for the next test match series. Australia also can’t afford to lose any test match if they can’t against South Africa; then they won’t qualify for test Championship.
Recently Australia just lost the home test series from India, and Ricky Ponting feels Micheal Starc needs to start swinging the ball again to be picked for South Africa series.
Moreover, Tim Paine captaincy is also under scanner. Currently, his captaincy and wicketkeeping are also questionable. We have to wait & watch for the Australian cricket board decision on him.