World Test Championship

  • ICC launches world championship to preserve Tests October 13, 2013

    Abu Dhabi: Cricket's governing body launched the World Test Championship 2017 on Saturday aimed at preserving the primacy of the longer format of the game. The International Cricket Council (ICC) said the inaugural championship will be hosted by England and will feature the top four teams in the ICC Test...
  • ICC World Test Championship brand logo revealed in Abu Dhabi October 12, 2013

    Abu Dhabi: ICC's chief executive David Richardson on Saturday announced that the pathway to the ICC World Test Championship had begun with the revealing of the event brand logo. Speaking at the launch event here, Richardson explained the concept behind the brand icon, saying: "The ICC World Test Championship logo represents...
  • ICC World Test Championships: The knockout punch? July 1, 2013

    New Delhi: Test cricket is in for exciting times as the inaugural ICC World Test Championship in 2017 will be a short and crisp affair. Though the ICC's announcement of the Test Championship on Saturday evoked a mixed response from many fearing a cumbersome format, the battle for supremacy will...
  • ICC to hold inaugural World Test Championship in 2017 June 29, 2013

    London: The International Cricket Council announced its much awaited World Test Championship which will have its inaugural edition in England during the month of June and July in the year 2017 while the second edition will be held in India in 2021. According to ICC media release "The IDI Board confirmed...
  • ICC Champions Trophy to be axed after 2013 April 17, 2012

    Dubai: The 2013 Champions Trophy in England will bring the curtains down on the 14yearold tournament, with the ICC moving towards having one championship for each of the game's three formats from 2015. While the playoffs for the World Test Championship are scheduled for June 2017, the 50over tournament, started...