Ravi Shastri Congratulates Team India For Winning Test Mace Three Times On A Trot
On Monday, the International Cricket Council (ICC) announced that India have won the ICC Test Championship mace and prize money of $1 million after finishing as the No. 1 Test team on the cut-off date of April 1. Kane Williamson-led New Zealand finished second on the ICC Test rankings. Meanwhile, the head coach Ravi Shastri congratulates boys.
India continued their dominance in the longest format after finishing at the top of the ICC Test Team Rankings on the cut-off date of 1 April. They did it twice before collecting it for the third time.
Congratulations guys – Ravi Shastri
Apart from India and Kiwis, South Africa, who had finished second the previous two times, will now get prize money of $200,000 for finishing third with 105 points while Australia who edged out England on decimal points at 104 points bag $100,000.
Meanwhile, the head coach Ravi Shastri is absolutely delighted with the latest achievement. The main person in the Indian management congratulated boys for their fantastic effort to seal the Test Mace for three times in a row.
Digging into his tweet, it read ”Congratulations Guys on the outstanding effort. The penny will drop. 3 years on the trot. Home and so-called Away in the purest format of the game. Enjoy.”
Congratulations Guys on the outstanding effort. The penny will drop. 3 years on the trot. Home and so-called Away in the purest format of the game. Enjoy 🇮🇳 🙏 pic.twitter.com/GpN9lvKclf
— Ravi Shastri (@RaviShastriOfc) April 2, 2019
Earlier, Virat Kohli also spoke high on the achievement. He quoted that India has won the ICC Test championship mace for the third straight year after their dominant performances both at home and overseas.
Further, he went on to add saying that India is looking forward to the ICC Test Championship that will be played between 2019 and 2023. Nine Test nations will compete across 27 series and 71 Test matches to reach the World Test Championship Final in 2021 where the champions will be crowned.
As the head coach and the skipper said, the Indian National Cricket Team has been invincible in the Asian conditions. And also, they toured better than the previous times to make things fall in place for the team.
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