ICC World Test Championship Final: ICC announces playing conditions

World Test Championship Final between India vs New Zealand, which is begin in Southampton,(England) on June 18 declare by (ICC) International Cricket Council.

Ground Report | New Delhi: The International Cricket Council (ICC) announced the World Test Championship (WTC) final between India vs New Zealand, which begins in Southampton on June 18. The ICC has reserved one extra day–June 23– to to make up for any time lost during the regular playing days. In the case,the match ends in a draw or a tie both terms will be top as joint winners of the launching World Test Championship.

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ICC also announced some playing condition for the (WTC) final between India vs New Zealand.

The playing conditions confirm that a draw or a tie will be both teams crowned as a joint winner as well the administration of a Reserve Day to make up for any lost time during the regulars days of the final scheduled to be played from 18 June to 22 June with 23 June set aside as the Reserve Day. Both of the decisions were made in June 2018 to the beginning of the ICC World Test Championship.

The ICC clarified that the reserve day will only be used if the “lost playing time cannot be recovered through the normal presentation of making up lost time each day”. The current provisions allow the match officials to extend the play by half an hour at the end of the day and start the next day a half-hour early to make up the lost time during the regular playing days.

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New Zealand plays with Kookaburra in their backyard while India uses SG balls at home, but the WTC final will be played with Grade 1 Dukes balls.

Apart from these two, the WTC final will also see three new rules–regarding shorts runs, player reviews, and (DRS) Decision Review Systems– reviews–come into play.

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The T.V umpire will “automatically review” the short-run called by the on-field umpire and tell him about his decisions before the next ball is bowled.

The players who got out or the fielding skippers may confirm with the on fielding skipper may confirm with the on-field umpire whether a genuine attempt to play the ball was made or not before deciding whether to take the LBW review or not.

In the case of LBW reviews, the height margin of the Wicket Zone has been lifted to the top of the stumps to ensure the same Umpire’s call margin around the stumps for both height and width.

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