WTC 2023 Final

The second edition of the World Test Championship runs from 2021 to 2023 with the final scheduled to be played between India and Australia at The Oval starting June 7. The five-Test series between India and England in 2021 marked the beginning of the cycle. A total of 69 Tests held across 27 series determined the finalists of the second WTC. Each team played a total of 6 Test series – 3 home and 3 away. Defending champions New Zealand, who won the inaugural WTC after beating India in the final failed to qualify for the final after losing six Tests out of 13 and winning four. more

World Test championship final 2019-2021

World Test championship final 2021-2023


Wed, 7 Jun, 2023 – Sun, 11 Jun, 2023

Match Results

ENG in PAK, 3 Tests, 2022, Sat, 17 Dec '22

Match Abandoned 3rd Test

Points Table

Pos Team Won Lost Draw PEN Pts PCT(%)
1 AUS Australia 11 3 5 0 152 66.67
2 IND India 10 5 3 -5 127 58.8

Indian Top performers



Australian Top performers



[WTC News]

Photos of Anushka, Rohit's wife Ritika watching WTC final together go viral

Published on Jun 07, 2023 08:14 PM IST

Several pictures of Anushka Sharma went viral in which she could be seen sitting in The Oval stands with India captain Rohit Sharma's wife Ritika Sajdeh.

Rohit's wife Ritika and Kohli's wife Anushka in the stands at The Oval

Watch: Shami bamboozles Labuschagne with a ripper in IND vs AUS WTC final

Mohammed Shami bamboozled Marnus Labuschagne with a ripper to open his account in the ICC World Test Championship final.

Mohammed Shami bamboozled Marnus Labuschagne in WTC final (AP-ICC Twitter)
Published on Jun 07, 2023 06:36 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Ganguly, noted ex-cricketers astonished after India drop R Ashwin for WTC final

R Ashwin's omission has left the cricketing world in disbelief with noted former cricketers expressing their disappointment at Rohit Sharma's tactical call-up.

For the 6th straight time, R Ashwin has been benched for a Test in England.(Reuters)
Published on Jun 07, 2023 05:30 PM IST

‘India fell into the trap…’: Ponting slams Rohit, Dravid for Ashwin-Jadeja call

Ponting had no doubts that Ashwin would have bowled better than Jadeja as the India vs Australia WTC final progressed.

Ricky Ponting did not agree with Rahul Dravid and Rohit Sharma's decision to drop Ashwin
Updated on Jun 07, 2023 07:17 PM IST

‘Indian batters don't want to be exposed': Engineer 'surprised' by Rohit's call

Calling the decision to bowl a 'bold' and a 'surprising' one, Engineer said the Indian batters may not have been comfortable in getting exposed to Aussie pacers

Rohit Sharma and Farokh Engineer
Published on Jun 07, 2023 03:46 PM IST

Why India, Australia players and umpires wearing black armbands in WTC final

Indian and Australian players were seen wearing black armbands when they lined up for the national anthems of both countries in the WTC final.

Cricket - ICC World Test Championship Final - Australia v India - The Oval, London, Britain - June 7, 2023 India players in a huddle before the match Action Images via Reuters/Paul Childs(Action Images via Reuters)
Updated on Jun 07, 2023 05:04 PM IST

'Best Test player of this generation': Kohli's king-sized remark on Steve Smith

Virat Kohli reserved the highest praise for Steve Smith ahead of the WTC Final.

Virat Kohli (L) with Steve Smith(ICC)
Published on Jun 07, 2023 01:56 PM IST

London weather forecast, WTC Final: Will rain return to frustrate fans?

Team India faces Australia in a blockbuster World Test Championship final, which begins June 7.

The Oval(Twitter)
Published on Jun 07, 2023 12:27 PM IST

‘Pujara scored in county but truth is…’: Ex-India opener's scathing attack

Cheteshwar Pujara had a successful stint with Sussex this year before joining the Indian team for the WTC Final against Australia.

Cheteshwar Pujara(AFP)
Updated on Jun 07, 2023 02:24 PM IST

IND vs AUS Live Score, WTC final: Head-Smith blow IND, Rohit returns to Shami

IND vs AUS Live Score, WTC 2023 final Day 1: Catch India vs Australia World Test Championship 2023 final Match latest cricket scorecard here.

Live Ind vs Aus Live Score, WTC 2023 Final Day 1
Updated on Jun 07, 2023 08:38 PM IST

Rohit Sharma details out the ‘legacy he wants to leave as India captain’

If Rohit Sharma leads India to the title it'll be his maiden ICC trophy as captain and the team's first since 2013.

Rohit Sharma during practice session(Action Images via Reuters)
Updated on Jun 07, 2023 10:36 AM IST

How to watch India vs Australia WTC Final for free in India?

The WTC Final between India and Australia begins on June 7 at the Oval.

Rohit Sharma (L) with Pat Cummins(PTI)
Published on Jun 07, 2023 10:00 AM IST

Tendulkar explains why Ashwin-Jadeja combo could work wonders in WTC Final

Sachin Tendulkar opined that India should utilise both Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja in WTC final.

Sachin Tendulkar gives green signal to Ashwin-Jadeja combo in India's playing XI for WTC final
Updated on Jun 07, 2023 11:50 AM IST

Australia appoint IPL 2023 coach in last-minute addition ahead of WTC Final

The Australian team appointed the coach in a consultancy role right before the WTC Final against India.

Pat Cummins(REUTERS)
Published on Jun 07, 2023 08:28 AM IST

'Leave out Ashwin, play Umesh. Not Kohli, IND's key batter will be...': Karthik

Amid the discussion around The Oval pitch, Dinesh Karthik gave his final advice to head coach Rahul Dravid pertaining to the bowling combination.

Ashwin; Umesh Yadav; Dinesh Karthik
Updated on Jun 07, 2023 09:42 AM IST

[ WTC Final 2023 FAQs ]

The World Test Championship is not restricted to one country or venue. It's a two-year-long cycle and takes place in all the countries which are featured to take part in it. New Zealand, Australia, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, West Indies, South Africa, England, Bangladesh will all host Test series that will be part of the next World Test Championship.

No, India is yet to win a World Test Championship. They had reached the final in 2021 but lost to New Zealand and now have a second chance to lift the trophy when they face Australia in the WTC final starting June 7 at The Oval.

The winner of the World Test Championship 2023 is yet to be decided with India taking on Australia in the final next month.

The World Test Championship final will take place at the Oval in England next month. It will take place from June 7 to 11, 2023.

The top 8 ranked Tests teams in the world qualify to compete in the World Test Championship. As a result of it, India, who are already the finalists this year, will automatically qualify for the next WTC cycle.

Each team participating in the World Test Championship plays 6 Test series - three home and three away after which the top two teams make their place into the final.

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