ICC WTC 2021 Finals: For the first time in the history of Test cricket, the International Cricket Council (ICC) has decided to organize an event, the final match of which will be played from tomorrow i.e. June 18 at Agias Bowl, Southampton. The final of the ICC World Test Championship is to be held between India and New Zealand. Know about which playing XI both the teams can go with in this match.
Talking about the Indian team, the opening pair of Rohit Sharma and Shubman Gill will be on the field. At the same time, Cheteshwar Pujara will be at number three, captain Virat Kohli at number four and Ajinkya Rahane at number five. Rishabh Pant will be seen as the wicket-keeper batsman at number six. Ravindra Jadeja will be at number seven and R Ashwin will be at number eight. Mohammed Shami will be at number nine, Ishant Sharma at number 10 and Jasprit Bumrah at number 11. Captain Kohli and the team management want Mohammad Siraj in the playing XI, but it does not seem possible.
Talking about the New Zealand team, the opening pair of Tom Latham and Devon Conway will be on the field. Captain Kane Williamson will be seen playing at number three, Ross Taylor at number four and Will Young at number five. Wicket-keeper batsman VJ Battling, who played the last Test match, will play at number six. Kyle Jamieson can be seen at number seven, while Ejaz Patel can be seen at number eight. Trent Boult at number 9, Tim Southee at 10th and Neil Wagner at 11th can be seen.
India’s Probable Playing XI
Rohit Sharma, Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli (c), Ajinkya Rahane, Rishabh Pant (wk), Ravindra Jadeja, R Ashwin, Mohammed Shami, Ishant Sharma and Jasprit Bumrah
New Zealand’s Probable Playing XI
Tom Latham, Devon Conway, Kane Williamson (c), Ross Taylor, Will Young, BJ Watling (wk), Ajaz Patel, Kyle Jamieson, Trent Boult, Tim Southee, Neil Wagner.