There was a belief among the ICC that the interest in test cricket was waning due to the fast-paced action of the shorter formats. In order to try increase interest, they came up with the ICC World Test Championship, which gives teams something else to play for other than their series result.
ICC World Test Championship Series Australia Missed Opportunity To Lose To Sri Lanka, Troubles Resurface Once Again
In the ICC World Test Championship series, Australia suffered their worst ever defeat. In this series, Sri Lanka beat Australia in the second set. Australia will then face India in the next series.
In ICC World Test Championship cricket, it is almost impossible for all teams to catch up in the 4th innings. Even the top three Test-playing nations, India, Australia and England, struggled to hunt down goals in the 4th innings. According to ESPNcricinfo, between 2014 and 2021, all Test-playing nations combined to score just 27.5 runs per wicket or less in the last innings of a test.
Test 2022 5th India Vs England Match Prediction: England Will Win Their 5th Test Match Against India
India and England will go head-to-head on Friday for the 5th rescheduled Test that will be played at the Edgbaston Stadium in Birmingham from 1st July. The pitch at Edgbaston is a balanced surface that usually assists both the batters and bowlers. The fast bowlers will get some swing early on with the new ball and the batters will have to play carefully and sensibly early in their innings. As the Test match proceeds, the spinners will also play a big part in this game.