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Australia leapfrogs India to 1st in World Test Championship ladder with ICC using percentage of points to rank
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Australia leapfrogs India to 1st in World Test Championship ladder with ICC using percentage of points to rank

Australia toppled India in the standings after the revision with a percentage of 82.22 compared to the latter's 75 percent.

ICC to consider percentage of points to decide World Test Champions finalists: Report
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ICC to consider percentage of points to decide World Test Champions finalists: Report

A final decision on the matter will be taken by the ICC chief executives' committee later this week

Australia head coach Justin Langer not in favour of fielding two separate teams for New Zealand, South Africa tours
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Australia head coach Justin Langer not in favour of fielding two separate teams for New Zealand, South Africa tours

Australia is scheduled to play five T20s in New Zealand from 22 February to 7 March. At the same time, they are slated to tour South Africa for three Test matches, which will form part of the inaugural 2019-21 ICC World Test Championship.

ICC commits to hosting World Test Championship final in 2021 despite  COVID-19-enforced uncertainty
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ICC commits to hosting World Test Championship final in 2021 despite COVID-19-enforced uncertainty

There were concerns the ICC would shelve its latest attempts to hold the WTC final next year because of so many Test series being called off amid the pandemic, but that doesn't seem to be the case anymore.

ICC World Test Championship Points Table: England extend lead over New Zealand after series win over Pakistan
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ICC World Test Championship Points Table: England extend lead over New Zealand after series win over Pakistan

Here's the full points table for the ongoing ICC World Test Championship, which kicked off on 1 August with the first Test of Ashes 2019 at Edgbaston.

ICC World Test Championship rankings: England in third position after series win, India remain on top
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ICC World Test Championship rankings: England in third position after series win, India remain on top

England are now on 226 points while India lead the table with 360 points and Australia are placed second with 296 points.

No way to play cancelled Tests if ICC doesn't extend World Test Championship cycle, says Bangladesh Cricket Board
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No way to play cancelled Tests if ICC doesn't extend World Test Championship cycle, says Bangladesh Cricket Board

The pandemic has taken a toll on the international calendar with Bangladesh missing eight Tests which were part of the ICC Test Championship which was launched on August 1 last year.

Former West Indies great Michael Holding slams ICC World Test Championship points system, terms it 'ridiculous'
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Former West Indies great Michael Holding slams ICC World Test Championship points system, terms it 'ridiculous'

West Indies fast bowling great Michael Holding has termed the World Test Championship's points system as "ridiculous", where some of the Tests will be rendered inconsequential once teams realise that they can't finish in top two in the points table.

Australia claim top spot in ICC's Test and T20I rankings; India slip to third in longest format
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Australia claim top spot in ICC's Test and T20I rankings; India slip to third in longest format

Australia claim the top spot in Test and T20I rankings. India displaced from the No. 1 spot of the Test list for the first time since October 2016; Pakistan slip in T20I rankings after 27 months at the summit.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Pay cut a small thing, players are prepared to do their bit for game's survival, says Tim Paine
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Pay cut a small thing, players are prepared to do their bit for game's survival, says Tim Paine

Australian cricketers might have to accept a pay cut due to the COVID-19 pandemic, conceded Test captain Tim Paine but insisted that making financial sacrifices is a "small thing" in the current situation and they are prepared to "do their bit".

ICC World Test championship without India-Pakistan tie makes no sense, says Waqar Younis
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ICC World Test championship without India-Pakistan tie makes no sense, says Waqar Younis

Former pace great Waqar Younis said it doesn't make sense that the ICC World Test Championship doesn't feature any match between arch-rivals India and Pakistan.

Cheteshwar Pujara marks winning ICC Test Championship as bigger achievement than lifting ODI or T20I World Cup
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Cheteshwar Pujara marks winning ICC Test Championship as bigger achievement than lifting ODI or T20I World Cup

India Test specialist Cheteshwar Pujara said winning the ICC Test Championship will be a much bigger achievement than claiming an ODI or T20I World Cup title.

Pakistan vs Bangladesh: Hosts comfortably wrap up innings and 44-run win despite Naseem Shah's unavailability on Day 4 of 1st Test
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Pakistan vs Bangladesh: Hosts comfortably wrap up innings and 44-run win despite Naseem Shah's unavailability on Day 4 of 1st Test

Pakistan didn't need teenage paceman Naseem Shah on Monday as they finished off a resounding innings and 44-run victory over Bangladesh on the fourth day of the first Test.

Pakistan vs Bangladesh: Hosts' skipper Babar Azam says his men will give 110% to retain No 1 T20I ranking
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Pakistan vs Bangladesh: Hosts' skipper Babar Azam says his men will give 110% to retain No 1 T20I ranking

Pakistan will lose its No 1 T20I ranking if it doesn’t beat Bangladesh 3-0 as even a 2-1 victory will see Australia pushing Pakistan to second.

Australia vs New Zealand Highlights, 3rd Test Day 4 at Sydney, Full Cricket Score: Australia win by 279 runs, clinch series 3-0
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Australia vs New Zealand Highlights, 3rd Test Day 4 at Sydney, Full Cricket Score: Australia win by 279 runs, clinch series 3-0

Australia completed the clean sweep and dominance over their neighbours New Zealand at SCG with a comprehensive 279 run win. They win the series 3-0.

Australia vs New Zealand, Highlights, 3rd Test Day 3 at Sydney, Full Cricket Score: Kiwis shot out for 253, hosts ahead by 243
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Australia vs New Zealand, Highlights, 3rd Test Day 3 at Sydney, Full Cricket Score: Kiwis shot out for 253, hosts ahead by 243

Follow the live scorecard as well as ball-by-ball updates on the third day of the third and final Test between Australia and New Zealand at the Sydney Cricket Ground.

PCB rubbishes talk of Pakistan cricketers being ignored by BCB for 'Asia XI vs World XI' T20 games in Bangladesh
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PCB rubbishes talk of Pakistan cricketers being ignored by BCB for 'Asia XI vs World XI' T20 games in Bangladesh

The official said that the ACC and BCB had informed them that shifting the dates was not possible due to broadcasting commitments and the international calendar

Former England skipper Michael Vaughan slams ICC's ranking system, terms it as 'absolute garbage'
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Former England skipper Michael Vaughan slams ICC's ranking system, terms it as 'absolute garbage'

Vaughan also picked India as the only team that can trouble Australia at home, saying Virat Kohli's men have the pace and spin in their bowling and experience in batting to challenge the hosts.

Australia vs New Zealand: Coach Justin Langer brushes off David Warner's injury concerns, says batsman is raring to go for Boxing Day Test
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Australia vs New Zealand: Coach Justin Langer brushes off David Warner's injury concerns, says batsman is raring to go for Boxing Day Test

Australia coach Justin Langer brushed off opener David Warner's injury concerns and said that the batsman is raring to go for the upcoming Boxing Day Test against New Zealand.

Australia vs New Zealand: Cricket Australia to monitor air quality in Melbourne, Sydney for remaining Tests as wildfires rage on
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Australia vs New Zealand: Cricket Australia to monitor air quality in Melbourne, Sydney for remaining Tests as wildfires rage on

Rampaging wildfires around Australia have put Cricket Australia (CA) and the national Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) on high alert ahead of the country’s remaining two Test matches against New Zealand.