The entire lovers are waiting for the upcoming and much-anticipated final of the World Test Championship and everyone was eager to know the rules of the WTC final match and what will happen if the match will draw. Well, now the International Cricket Council (ICC) has revealed the rules and regulations of the upcoming final match. So without making any further delay let’s dive into the article to check out the newly announced new rules for the upcoming WTC final match.
ICC has announced that June 23 will be the reserve day for the match and that will be used if the playtime of the match lost due to the weather condition. And the day will be utilized to recover The Lost playtime. It is also confirmed that if the match will result in the draw then the trophy of the World Test Championship will be shared between India and New Zealand.
Having said that, it is also confirmed that the upcoming final match of the biggest match of cricket will be played using Grade 1 Dukes cricket balls.
Other rules of the WTC final match
Short Runs – The Third Umpire will automatically review any call of a ‘short run’ by the On-field Umpire and communicate the decision to the On-field Umpire prior to the next ball being bowled.
Player Reviews – The fielding captain or the dismissed batsman may confirm with the Umpire whether a genuine attempt has been made to play the ball prior to deciding whether to initiate a player review for LBW.
DRS Reviews – For 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.
So let’s wait for the highly competitive WTC final match and we recommend you to stay tuned with us for more interesting information from the world of sports at your fingertips.