In the Christchurch Test, New Zealand defeated Sri Lanka by 2 wickets after an interesting match, after Sri Lanka’s defeat, the second team to reach the final of the ICC Test Championship was also decided.
On the last day of the Test played in Christchurch, New Zealand, New Zealand led the second innings by 28 runs, chasing 285 runs. Stunned.
Kiwi batsman Daryl Mitchell supported the former captain well, both took the score from 90 to 232.
On this occasion, Asitha Fernando fell the wicket of Daryl Mitchell, he was made 81 runs, then Blandle and Bracewell were also dismissed, Williamson completed the century from the other end.
Captain Tim Southee scored one more and Matt Henry also returned with four runs but Williamson held on and completed the target for the loss of 8 wickets in the last ball of the match and thus New Zealand won the Test by two wickets, Williamson scored 121 runs. Do not stay out.
After New Zealand’s win, India reached the final of the ICC Test Championship. Australia had already qualified for the final of the Test Championship by securing first position in the points table.
India and Sri Lanka were second and third in the points table of the ICC Test Championship.
India won the 4-match series against Australia 2-1 to secure their position in the finals, but at the same time gave Sri Lanka a chance to reach the finals in case of a draw in the last Test match.
Sri Lanka needed to win the recent 2-match series against New Zealand 2-0 to reach the final of the Test Championship.
However, after the defeat by the Kiwis, Sri Lanka’s dream of reaching the final of the Test Championship was shattered and thus India reached the final of this event for the second time in a row.
It should be noted that the final of the Test Championship will be played between India and Australia at the Oval in England from 7 to 11 June this year.