June 23, 2021

SOUTHAMPTON, England (Reuters) – New Zealand won the inaugural World Test Championship (WTC) title, beating India by eight wickets in the final at the Ageas Bowl on Wednesday.

The weather-disrupted final marked the culmination of a two-year cycle of the WTC, which was launched in 2019 to create test cricket’s pinnacle event.

(Reporting by Amlan Chakraborty in New Delhi; editing by Ed Osmond)