ICC chief executive Geoff Allardyce said in a statement: “We are delighted that next year’s ICC World Test Championship final will be hosted by The Oval and we will then host the 2025 final at Lord’s.
Dubai. Cricket’s governing body, the International Cricket Council (ICC), said on Wednesday that The Oval and Lord’s grounds will host the World Test Championship (WTC) finals to be held in 2023 and 2025 respectively. England was chosen to host the next two WTC finals during the ICC Annual General Meeting in Birmingham in July. “We are delighted that next year’s ICC World Test Championship final will be hosted by The Oval and we will then host the 2025 final at Lord’s,” ICC chief executive Geoff Allardyce said in a statement.
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In this he said, “Last year’s final between New Zealand and India in Southampton was very entertaining and I’m sure fans around the world will be eagerly awaiting the next WTC final at ‘The Oval’. The venues for both The 2023 and 2025 ICC World Test Championships have been announced but the dates are yet to be confirmed. Gay Lavender, Chief Executive and Secretary, Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC), said: “We are delighted that Lord’s will host the ICC World Test Championship in 2025. The second leg of the World Test Championship began on August 4 and will continue until March 31 next year. Australia and South Africa currently lead the WTC table.
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