Friday 18 June 2021 7:10 AM UTC
SOUTHAMPTON June 18: India face New Zealand in the inaugural World Test Championship final today (June 18) at the The Ageas Bowl, Southampton from 10.30am.
New Zealand are battle-hardened thanks to a 1-0 series win against England completed with a dominant eight-wicket win at Edgbaston after a draw at Lord’s.
India have not played a competitive game since the end of March and have had to make do with an intra-squad practice match while undergoing quarantine.
India: Rohit Sharma, Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli (c), Ajinkya Rahane, Hanuma Vihari, Rishabh Pant (wk), Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Jasprit Bumrah, Ishant Sharma, Mohammed Shami, Mohammed Siraj, Umesh Yadav, Wriddhiman Saha.
New Zealand: Kane Williamson (c), Tom Blundell, Trent Boult, Devon Conway, Colin de Grandhomme, Matt Henry, Kyle Jamieson, Tom Latham, Henry Nicholls, Ajaz Patel, Tim Southee, Ross Taylor, Neil Wagner, BJ Watling, Will Young.
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