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The official dates for the ICC World Test Cup final 2023 to be held at The Oval have been announced.
The final of the second leg of the ICC Test World Cup 2023 will be played at The Oval in London from 7-11. in June with the reservation date (June 12). New Zealand won the opening game, beating India by eight points in the 2021 final at Southampton.
This competition is very good for red ball cricket as it ensures that every game is played at the highest intensity and teams, whether they have qualified to play in the final or not, compete to complete the ongoing cycle successfully.
Although the two rival nations may not yet know, there are plenty of notable matches to determine the finalists in the coming weeks and excitement is building ahead of the game in June.
There have been so many dramatic moments in Test cricket in recent times and there will undoubtedly be more to come. I am excited for the opportunity to book my place in the final and hopefully make history later this year.
Australia currently top the standings, with India in hot pursuit in second place in world test championship final 2023, and both teams go head-to-head across a four-Test series from 9 February with a place at The Oval, and the coveted ICC World Test Championship 2023 Mace, firmly in their sights.
With a total of six teams to qualify, the top seeds are third-ranked Sri Lanka and fourth-ranked South Africa, who face reigning WTC champions New Zealand and the Caribbean in two respectively.
Top 4 teams Captains saying on World Test Championship final 2023.
Australian captain on WTC final 2023
On the potential of securing their place at the showpiece event, Australia skipper Pat Cummins said, “The prospect of playing in the World Test Championship Final has been a big motivator for us over the last couple of years, more so now having missed out on over rates last time.
Indian captain on WTC final 2023
India skipper Rohit Sharma, who was an integral part of India’s second-placed finish in the opening round under Virat Kohli, said: “It would be special to take India to the field in the World Cup final. We have grown and developed as a team during this tournament. and to be on the Oval in June lifting the Mask, we know we have to beat a tough Australian team first.
Sri Lanka and South Africa are also likely to be in the third and fourth positions in world test championship final 2023.
LK have two away Tests against New Zealand in the ongoing cycle, while South Africa’s final assignment is a two-match home series against the West Indies.
Sri Lanka captain on WTC final 2023
“Sri Lanka still have a good chance of reaching the . We have done good to be among the top contenders and if we can complete a decent Test series win in the upcoming New Zealand tour, our chances of making the finals look solid,” said Sri Lankan captain Dimuth Karunaratne. “
South Africa’s last assignment is a two-match series. home series in the West against west indies.
South African captain on WTC Final 2023
SA skipper Dean Elgar said: “While we may have an outside chance of qualification for the World Test Championship Final, there’s no greater encouragement than the thought of playing for silverware in such a historic format at such a historic ground.
Remaining ICC World Test Championship 2023 Fixtures are as follows –
India v Australia (1st Test) – Nagpur, India, 9-13 February(ongoing)
India v Australia (2nd Test) – Delhi, India, 17-21 February
South Africa v West Indies (1st Test) – Centurion, South Africa, 28 February-4 March
India v Australia (3rd Test) – Dharamsala, India, 1-5 March
South Africa v West Indies (2nd Test) – Johannesburg, South Africa, 8-12 March
New Zealand v Sri Lanka (1st Test) – Christchurch, New Zealand, 9-13 March
India v Australia (4th Test) – Ahmedabad, India, 9-13 March
New Zealand v Sri Lanka (2nd Test) – Wellington, New Zealand, 17-21 March
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