Indian captain Virat Kohli on Wednesday known as the World Test Championship the largest competitors of all ICC competitions. The recreation's prime governing physique plans so as to add as many white ball tournaments as doable through the subsequent eight-year cycle by 2023-2031.
According to ICC's proposed 2023-2031 Future Tour Program (FTP) cycle, T20 Champions Cup in 2024 and 2028, ODI Champions Cup in 2025 and 2029, T20 World Cup in 2026 and 2030 and ODI World Cup in 2027 and 2031 .
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The Indian captain stated forward of the primary Test towards India vs New Zealand from Friday, "I think the World Test Championship should be at the top in the ICC tournament." <! –
All different tournaments for me come after this. This is probably the largest of all as a result of each staff desires to make it to the finals. We are additionally no totally different. ''
He stated, "We are close to it." We wish to make certain that we qualify as quickly as doable and our focus is on successful that championship fairly than qualifying. ''
There is little question that the World Test Championship has introduced some rivalry within the conventional format, which makes the match extra thrilling as it’s awarded factors.
Kohli stated, "It has made Test cricket extra thrilling and we now have skilled the identical, though we now have not performed many matches on international soil. Only two matches have been performed within the West Indies. We haven’t toured Australia as a Test Championships. This is our first tour because the home season began. ''
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The skipper is hopeful that the two-Test sequence might be very difficult as was the case between England and South Africa just lately. "The matches will be collision and the teams want to win instead of the draw, which is what we need to see in Test cricket." The South Africa vs England sequence was very thrilling. England received the match within the final hour within the Cape Town Test and you will note many comparable outcomes as there might be plenty of factors at stake. ''