WTC Final: Rishabh Pant practicing his quick shots during the nets (PC-AFP)
Rishabh Pant is practicing fiercely to make the team champion in the final of the World Test Championship (WTC Final). The title match between India and New Zealand will be played on 18 June.
New Delhi. Team India has started preparations to win the final (WTC Final) of the World Test Championship to be held in Southampton on June 18. The Indian team has been engaged in rigorous practice since Thursday. Batsmen or bowlers are all sweating heavily in the nets. BCCI has posted a video of Team India’s practice on social media, in which some special things were seen. It appeared in the video that with what mentality the team’s wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant is going to enter the final.
Rishabh Pant is seen playing a quick shot in the video. Pant practiced hitting big shots on everyone, be it spinners or fast bowlers. It is clear that this match winner batsman of Team India is not going to change his game even in the final battle. As soon as Pant arrives, he will attack the Kiwi bowlers, for which he is known.
Pant’s performance in the World Test Championship
Rishabh Pant has scored 662 runs in 11 matches of the World Test Championship at an average of 41.37. Pant has scored a century and 4 half-centuries in this tournament. The biggest thing is that Pant led Team India to victory in the important matches of the World Test Championship. Pant was instrumental in helping the Indian team win the series on the Australia tour. Pant scored 274 runs at an average of 68.50 on the Australia tour. After this, in the Test series against England, Pant scored 270 runs in 6 innings at an average of 54.
Team India played intra squad match on Friday
Let us tell you that the Indian team practiced by playing an intra squad match in Southampton. In this match, batsman and bowler appeared in one team. Meaning all the batsmen landed on the crease according to the batting order and the bowlers also bowled accordingly. Let us tell you that in the final match, the batting order of the Indian team seems to be set but Team India management is a bit stuck in the selection of bowlers. There are reports that there is a debate going on in Team India to keep one player from Mohammad Siraj and Ishant Sharma in the playing XI. It is being told that Mohammad Siraj can get a chance in the final.