WTC – World Test Championship final in 2023, 2025 to be hosted in Lord’s
WTC – The World Test Championship finals will be held at the Lord’s Cricket Ground in London in 2023 and 2025, the International Cricket Council (ICC) announced on Tuesday.
The WTC final moved to Lord’s in 2021 as a result of COVID-19, in which New Zealand defeated India to become the first WTC winners. The WTC final had previously held at Ageas Bowl in Southampton.
“The IBC Board approved Lord’s Cricket Ground as the host for the ICC World Test Championship Finals in 2023 and 2025,” stated ICC in an official statement.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) Men’s Cricket Committee has previously chosen former India cricketer and former New Zealand captain Daniel Vettori as current player representatives.
In addition to them, Roger Harper, a former cricketer for the West Indies. He has chosen to serve as the second previous player representative.
“Daniel Vettori and VVS Laxman have also appointed to the ICC Men’s Cricket Committee as current player representatives. While Roger Harper has appointed as the second past player representative, joining Sri Lanka’s Mahela Jayawardena,” stated ICC.
India will host the prestigious 50-over World Cup in 2025. The ICC also revealed the host nations for the upcoming major ICC events in the women’s division.
India will host the ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup in 2025. And Sri Lanka, assuming they qualify for the tournament, will host the ICC Women’s T20 Champions Trophy in 2027.
The Women’s T20 World Cup will held in Bangladesh for the second time.