Indian captain Virat Kohli proposes changes in the World Test Championship point system
Published - October 15, 2019 | Updated - October 15th, 2019
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Virat Kohli the India skipper of the second Test Match between India vs South Africa in the Freedom Trophy, Pune expressed his concerns over the point distribution system given in the first edition of the World Test Championship. Virat added while talking to the media that every match has a significance which is attached to it and the teams who were going all-out for winning must be great for surviving the longest format of the game. He also added that the importance of each and every game has become much more than before. As in earlier situations when in a series of three-match, probably a draw match would have been played by the players but the teams might be planning for wins and putting effort into getting those extra points. So according to Virat, it’s really great for the Test Cricket match.
Virat Kohli shared his concerns ahead of the World Test Champion
Virat Kohli also shared that he could feel the extra efforts been put to the match by each and every team to gain that extra point from each and every Test Match in the World Test Championship and he says that he could experience the exciting result and amazing finishes given by the teams.
The Indian Captain also added that all the matches that will be played will effortlessly amazing and the excitement could be felt already and also each and every player has to become more professional in every session. According to him, player’s skills are much more in demand now which is obviously a great thing for the game standards but it is the only thing which actually has experienced changes so far.
When asked by the media that how Virat prefers the distribution of the points to be done in the Test Match, then he accurately mentioned what is the importance of away wins and how he would have given extra points for an away Red ball match win as because the stakes are much higher and the conditions are tough in overseas terms. This is something where he eagerly wants to see the changes after the first edition.
The Test Championship got underway on 1st August 2019 with 9 teams fighting for the Test glory. A total of 71 Test matches will be played in two years in 27 series. Each and every team will be scheduled to play three away and three home series competing in the finals at Lord’s in June of 2021. A total of 120 points would be available from each and every series.
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