The ICC World Test Championship final is the next big event in the international cricket calendar after the IPL 2021 was suspended by the BCCI. The WTC final between India and New Zealand is a rematch in many ways of the ICC World Cup 2019 semifinal. The final will be played between India and New Zealand in Southampton between June 18-22. Both teams have played some good cricket throughout the tournament and it all culminates in the big final.
The BCCI announced a 15-member squad for the ICC World Test Championship final. Ravindra Jadeja and Ravichandran Ashwin are both part of the squad along with five pacers. Ishant Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, Umesh Yadav, and Mohammed Siraj form the five-man pace attack. Mayank Agarwal, KL Rahul, Hanuma Vihari, Shardul Thakur are not a part of the squad. In this article, we take a look at India’s predicted XI for the final.
India vs New Zealand WTC Final- India’s Predicted Playing XI
Rohit opens the batting in this big final for India. He is among the two Indian batters who scored over 1000 runs in the tournament with Ajinkya Rahane being the second. Rohit giving his team s good start is indispensable with a strong middle-order to follow. He scored all his runs as an opener in this tournament.