After a thrilling last ball victory of New Zealand in Christchurch against Sri Lanka, India were confirmed as the second finalist of the World Test Championship Final 2023, after Australia had already confirmed their spot in the Final earlier. In this article you will find all the information which you need to know about the upcoming Final of the second edition of the ICC Test Championship to be played in June and to be held in London.
Who will play the World Test Championship Final?
India and Australia will play the 2023 World Test Championship final. This will be the First Time in 20 years that both Sides will be facing each other in the final of an ICC tournament, after they last met each other in the 2003 ODI World Cup Final.
When and where will the Final Be played?
The Kia Oval Stadium in London will be the Host of the Final and the game will take place from June 7-11 with a reserve day on June 12.
The previous edition which was also the inaugural edition of the World Test Championship was won by New Zealand after they beat India in the Final at The Ageas Bowl in Southampton in 2021. This means that we will see a new World Test Champion being crowned this time after New Zealand failed to qualify for the final this year.
India have made it to the Final second consecutive time which demonstrates their consistent performance in the Test format, and they will therefore be hoping to defeat the Aussies in order to get their hands on the World Test Championship trophy meanwhile on the other Hand Pat Cummins and Co will be hoping for a thrilling contest and striving to make history by winning the title for the first time.