Kohli bats for double points for away win in Championship

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  • Wednesday, 09 Oct 2019

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MUMBAI (Reuters) - The World Test Championship has already raised the excitement level in the longest format with points on offer for every match but an away win should earn a team double that is awarded for a victory at home, India captain Virat Kohli said on Wednesday.

The International Cricket Council has been determined to create a meaningful competition for tests, which is typically played over two-innings-a-side and upto five days, and the WTC has been designed to give proper context to bilateral matches.

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