Maiden World Test Championship Cycle

After 60 Tests, 18,547.3 overs, 58,525 runs and 1,906 wickets, the inaugural World Test Championship (WTC) concluded with Kane Williamson’s New Zealand lifting the coveted mace. Let's test your knowledge on how closely have you followed the competition
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Who was the only player to score a triple hundred in the WTC cycle?

David Warner scored an unbeaten 335 against Pakistan at Adelaide. The highest individual score in a Day/Night Test.

Complete the list: Jasprit Bumrah, Naseem Shah, __________

This is the list of players who have bagged a hat-trick in the WTC cycle. Keshav Maharaj being the latest entry. Maharaj picked a hat-trick against the Windies at the Gros Islet.

Ravichandran Ashwin picked 71 wickets in the WTC. The most - but who had the best bowling figures in an innings in the WTC cycle?

Lasith Embuldeniya finished with figures of 7/137 against England at Galle. England, however, won that Test by six wickets

Mohammed Shami's 4/76 in the WTC final are the best figures for an Indian in an ICC Final. Whose record did he break?

Mohinder Amarnath's 3/12 at Lord's in the 1983 World Cup final were the best bowling figures for an Indian in an ICC final

Who among these wicket-keepers registered the most number of dismissals in the WTC cycle?

Tim Paine finished the WTC cycle with 65 dismissals - 63 catches and 2 stumpings in 28 innings.

Which team failed to register a Test win in the WTC cycle?

Bangladesh played seven Tests in the WTC cycle and did not manage to win a single Test. India won the most (12), South Africa and West Indies lost the most (8 each)

How many points did India finish with at the end of the WTC cycle?

The Men in Blue finished with 520 points out of a possible 720. India won 12 Tests, lost 4 and drew 1.

Which bowler finished with the most five-wicket hauls in the World Test Championship?

Kyle Jamieson bagged the most five-wicket hauls in the WTC cycle. The pacer finished with five five-wicket hauls out of which three came against India

Concussion substitute came into effect from 1 August 2019. Which of the following players was not among the ones substituted in WTC games?

Ravindra Jadeja was not substituted in a Test but, in a T20I against Australia in December 2020. Yuzvendra Chahal replaced him when India came out to bowl

Who among the following players did not debut in Tests during in the WTC cycle?

Shardul Thakur made his Test debut against West Indies in 2018. He bowled only 1.4 overs before breaking down with a groin strain

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