Iconic Lord’s Cricket Ground To Host World Test Championship Finals In 2023 And 2025

Iconic Lords Cricket Ground will host World Test Championship finals in 2023 and 2025

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The International Cricket Council (ICC) announced on Tuesday that the World Test Championship finals in 2023 and 2025 will be played at London’s iconic Lord’s Cricket Ground. “The IBC Board has approved Lord’s Cricket Ground to host the ICC World Test Championship Finals in 2023 and 2025,” said an official ICC media release, released Tuesday evening.

The 2021 WTC final was moved from Lord’s to Ageas Bowl, Southampton due to COVID-19, and it saw New Zealand beat India to be crowned the inaugural WTC champions.

The ICC board also approved both the men’s and women’s FTP 2023-2027 and these will be published in the coming days.

“Daniel Vettori and VVS Laxman have been appointed to the ICC Men’s Cricket Committee as current player representatives. Roger Harper has been selected as the second former player representative on the committee to join Mahela Jayawardene,” the press release said.

The ICC board also approved the process for the election of the next ICC president, which will take place in November 2022. The election will be decided by a simple majority and the term of the elected chairman will run from December 1 for a period of two years. 2022 to November 30, 2024.

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It has also been confirmed that India will host the 2025 Women’s ODI World Cup, while the 2024 ICC Women’s T20 World Cup will be hosted by Bangladesh.

“The 2024 ICC Women’s T20 World Cup will be hosted by Bangladesh for the second time, with the 2026 edition going to England for the first time since 2009. The next ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup in 2025 will be hosted by India and Sri Lanka. of the ICC Women’s T20 Champions Trophy 2027, provided they qualify for the event,” the release read.

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