Cricket World is in shock after ICC issued a request for a proposal for a Social responsibility provider on Friday. The most surprising news in that proposal was England was listed as the host for the ICC World Test Championship, 2027. Also, the final will take place in June with a rain threat.
Along with Cricket fans, players are not also happy with this news. There are many better options to host the ICC World Test Championship. The final match is also scheduled to take place right after the Indian Premier League final. This makes players’ schedules very tight as they have to switch from the T20 Leagues to the World Test Championship Very Quickly.
ICC World Test Championship 2027 Venue:
England is scheduled to host the ICC World Test Championship 2027 Final. Making it the fourth consecutive time the final will take place in Englan. Also, the final match will take place in June. The ICC World Test Championship 2025 final match will kick off on 16th June 2025.
Cricket fans witness the previous Two finals of the ICC World Test Championships. Both the 2021 and 2023 finals took place in England in June. Because of the rain, players were not able to perform at maximum level (Top 10 Ranked Players in ICC World Test Championship based on Runs?). Also, the schedule and time of the matches keep changing because of the Rain forecast.
WTC Final Set for England Yet Again in 2027 Despite Rohit Sharma’s Plea!
Rohit Sharma Said “Why after the IPL Final? Why cannot it be March? June is not the only month where the final should be played. It can be played anywhere in the world and at any time of the year and anywhere in the World, not just in England”. It makes, if the Venue and time of the final match change, then there will not be a clash of schedules or a rain threat to the match.
After that Rohit Sharma Said, ” I want to see where the Next WTC final is being played as well. That depends on where the venue of the final is, based on that we will decide what sort of players we want in the team and what kind of cricket we want to play”. But it seems ICC ignored the plea’ of Rohit Sharma and decided to go with England for the fourth consecutive time to host the final.
Cricket Fans, Prepare for Controversy and Drama Unfolded!
After ICC announced that England will host the ICC World Test Championship final for the fourth time. Cricket fans are trying to run that campaign for a change of venue. As per cricket fans, a change of venue and month will only favor ICC as there won’t be interruptions of rain and schedule. Let’s see how this issue will be handled by the ICC.
In the third edition of the ICC World Test Championship, India and Australia are favorites to play the final match. Both teams played the final match of the ICC World Test Championship 2021, and Australia managed to win the final match.