The final of the World Test Championship has begun.
In the final of the World Test Championship (WTC Final), New Zealand won the toss and decided to bowl. New Zealand has landed with five fast bowlers. Off-spinner Ejaz Patel has not got a place in the playing-11. Team India, on the other hand, has included two spin bowlers.
Southamton. New Zealand have won the toss and decided to bowl in the final of the World Test Championship. The game could not be played on the first day due to rain. Team India had declared Playing-11 two days ago. The team has given two spin bowlers Ravindra Jadeja and R Ashwin. On the other hand, the New Zealand team has not included any spin bowler.
New Zealand has included five fast bowlers in the team. Tim Southee, Trent Boult and Neil Wagner’s record against Team India captain Virat Kohli has been excellent. On the other hand, Kyle Jameson and Colin de Grandhomme, who were included in Virat’s IPL team, have also got a place in the team. This is the last match of wicketkeeper batsman BJ Watling. In such a situation, the Kiwi team would like to make it memorable. There are two left-arm fast bowlers in the team, Bolt and Wagner. For the first time, the World Test Championship is being organized by the ICC. In such a situation, both the teams would like to win the title of the first season.
Kohli has been dismissed thrice
Neil Wagner and Virat Kohli have fought in 6 innings in Tests. Wagner is heavy on them during this time. Neil Wagner has dismissed Kohli 3 out of 6 times. At the same time, Kohli has been able to score only 60 runs against him in 6 innings. Apart from this, New Zealand’s left-arm fast bowler Trent Boult has dismissed Virat Kohli 3 times in 12 innings while Tim Southee has dismissed Virat Kohli 3 times in 9 innings. In such a situation, Kohli will have to stay away from this trio in the final.New Zealand’s playing XI- Devon Conway, Tom Latham, Kane Williamson, Ross Taylor, Henry Nicholls, Colin de Grandhomme, Kyle Jameson, BJ Watling, Neil Wagner, Trent Boult, Tim Southee.
India’s playing XI- Rohit Sharma, Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane, Rishabh Pant, Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Mohammed Shami, Ishant Sharma and Jasprit Bumrah.