On 2 June, under the captaincy of the Indian cricket team, Virat Kohli will leave for Mumbai from England. Team India will play 6 test matches on this tour, including the World Test Championship final against New Zealand.
Team India will take on the Kiwi team in the WTC Finals at the Edges Bowl Stadium in Southampton from 18 June. The ICC made its World Test Championship debut two years ago. The top two teams in the points table have qualified for the finals. India won 12 of the 17 Tests while the Kiwi team won 7 of the 11 Tests.
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The final match between India and New Zealand will be played on June 18 from 3:30 pm Indian time. The toss will be at three o’clock.
Playing conditions in WTC Finals: –
If it is a Test draw or tie, then both the teams will be declared as joint winners.
The ICC has kept one Reserve Day each in this Test match. If there is any kind of disturbance in the game due to rain, it will be compensated on June 23 on Reserve Day. ICC match referees will constantly inform the teams and the media about the time spent in the game due to bad weather or rain. Information about the start of play in the reserve day will be given one hour before the start of play on the fifth and final day of the match.
How will Southampton pitch in the WTC Final?
The Southampton pitch will help the fast bowlers for the first two days. It will be helpful to the batsmen on the third and fourth days. On the fifth and final day the wicket will be suited to the spinners.
How will the weather be in the WTC finals?
England usually receives rain in the month of June. This test match is expected to disrupt the rain. Therefore, a reserve day has been kept for the result.
The following is the India squad for WTC Final for the WTC Finals: Virat Kohli (captain), Ajinkya Rahane (vice-captain), Rohit Sharma, Shubman Gill, Mayank Agarwal, Cheteshwar Pujara, Rishabh Pant, Lokesh Rahul and Riddhiman Saha (Rahul-Saha will have to clear the fitness test), Hanuma Vihari, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Akshar Patel, Washington Sundar, Jaspreet Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, Ishant Sharma, Mohammed Siraj, Shardul Thakur and Umesh Yadav, Standby Players: Abhimanyu Easwaran, Eminent Krishna, Avesh Khan, Arjan Nagwaswala.
Here is the New Zealand squad for the WTC final: Kane Williamson, Henry Nicholls, Ross Taylor, Coleen De Grandhom, Rachin Ravindra, Will Young, Jacob Duffy, Daryl Mitchell, Mitchell Santner, Tom Blundell, Devon Conway, Tom Latham, BJ Watling, Trent Boult, Doug Bracewell, Matt Henry, Kyle Jameson, Ejaz Patel, Tim Southee, Neil Wegner.