Test cricket is usually played for only five days, but there have been some matches in this lengthy format of cricket that lasted until the sixth day, the reserve day. The final result of the World Test Championship (WTC) between India and New Zealand is five days away and the sixth day of the match has not been released, meaning the reserve day has begun.
In the Aegis Bowl in Southampton, the game has been lost for more than two days due to rain and bad lighting, and now the sixth day, which means the reserve day is being shelved. When the match is drawn, both teams will be declared joint winners, and in the middle of the match, if both teams feel that the outcome of the match is no longer possible, then both leaders may decide to draw the match. Is.
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This is the second time in Test cricket history that a Test match is being played on the sixth day. Before that, the Test match between Australia and Pakistan in February 1990 was played on the sixth day, the reserve day. The first two days of the match in Sydney were completely washed away and the match was extended to one day.
The 65-run match, which ended on February 3 and 8, ended in a draw. Pakistan were bowled out for 199 in their first innings, in reply to Australia’s 176 for two. Mark of Australia, who scored an unbeaten 101, was awarded the Man of the Match award.
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