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The responsibility of winning Team India in the final will be on the 3 experienced bowlers of the team. It includes Mohammed Shami, Ravichandran Ashwin and Ishant Sharma.
Team India is ready for the World Test Championship final against New Zealand to be held from June 18. For this, the team is playing a 4-day intra-squad match in Southampton from Friday. The responsibility of winning Team India in the final will be on the 3 experienced bowlers of the team.
It includes Ravichandran Ashwin, Mohammed Shami and Ishant Sharma. All three remembered the journey of Team India till the final on Friday. Ishant compared this match to the World Cup final. At the same time, Shami said that we want to win this match.
BCCI shared the video
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has also shared the video of these three on social media. In its caption, the board wrote – Journey to the WTC final, the team is working hard to prepare for playing in England. The trio of Ishant, Ashwin and Shami are leaving no stone unturned to work hard for the match.
In this video Ashwin says – Test cricket is the best format of the game. It shows the capability and mental space of the cricketers. Cricketers were looking for this for a long time. I am very excited to play in the final.
Ashwin and Jadeja will handle the spin department
Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja will lead the spin department of Team India in the final. Ishant, who recently completed 100 Tests, said that the match against New Zealand is no less than the World Cup final. Shami said that it is very important for us to win the final, because this will be the first World Test Championship final. That is why we would like to win this and return to our homes.
Team India allowed group practice from June 10
The Indian team reached England on 3 June. After this, Indian players had to follow strict quarantine rules for 3 days. From June 10, the team was given permission for group practice. The final will be played from June 18 to 22. It was kept as a reserve on 23 June. The New Zealand team is currently playing the second Test against England in Birmingham. The first Test between these two teams at Lord’s was a draw.