Good News for Test Cricket lovers!!
ICC have confirmed inaugural World Test Championship in 2017 to be held in England. India will host the 2nd edition of the championship in 2021. BBC quotes ICC Chief Executive David Richardson,”Now that the World Test Championship has been confirmed, we’ll work on the playing conditions and qualification criteria, and will submit these to the ICC board for approval in due course.”
Meanwhile, Afghanistan have been promoted to associate member status from affiliate and Romania have been accepted as an affiliate member.