New Zealand is set to face India in the final of the ICC World Test Championship. The final game will be played at Rose Bowl Cricket Stadium in Southampton, England. The match will start on June 18, 2021. New Zealand bagged the second spot in ICC World Test Championship points table while India achieved the top spot.
New Zealand sealed their spot in the final after defeating Pakistan 2-0 in a home Test series. On the other hand, India defeated England 3-1 in a home series to earn a spot in the ICC World Test Championship final.
During ICC World Test Championship which started back in 2019, New Zealand played 5 Test series. They won 7 matches and lost 4. New Zealand has a PCT of 72.2 per cent which gave them 2nd spot on the ICC WTC points table. On the other hand, India played 6 Test series during the tournament in which they won 12 matches and lost 4, while 1 ended in a draw.
India had a PCT of 72.2 per cent which gave them the top spot in the points table. Some New Zealand players have shown spectacular performances in ICC World Test Championship so far. Here we look at 5 players from New Zealand who can win player of the tournament in the ICC World Test Championship.
ICC World Test Championship: 5 Players From New Zealand Who Can Win The Man Of The Tournament
Kane Williamson is the leading run-scorer for New Zealand in ICC World Test Championship. The New Zealand skipper has scored 817 runs in 14 innings. The right-handed batsman Kane Williamson has smashed 3 centuries and 2 half-centuries in the tournament.
This also includes two double centuries- a knock of 251 runs against the West Indies and 238 run-knock against Pakistan. For New Zealand, Kane Williamson is the top contender to win Man of the Tournament in ICC World Test Championship.