How do you justify hosting the final of the World Test Championships at a venue blighted by bad weather?
An interesting idea was floated after another full day was lost to rain. Why not make this a 'timeless Test'?
But the English weather, as it often does, offered a bright sunny final day for New Zealand to make history and be crowned World Test Champions at the Ageas Bowl. India fought until the final hour, only losing to the deserving winners.
Take a look at the highlights of this gripping contest billed the ‘Ultimate Test’.