India vs New Zealand Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing XI, Pitch Report, Dream11 Team, and Injury Update of ICC World Test Championship Final.
IND vs NZ ICC World Test Championship Final Match Details:
The finals of ICC World Test Championship will start on Friday, 18th of June at The Ageas Bowl, Southampton and it will be played till 22nd of June. There is also a reserve day allotted for this game if no result is ensured in the first five days due to rain delays.
The game is scheduled to begin at 3:00 PM IST (11:00 AM BST) and the live-action can be seen on Star Sports Network while the live score and commentary can be seen on the CricketAddictor website.
IND vs NZ ICC World Test Championship Final Match Preview:
India and New Zealand will square off against each other for one last time in this World Test Championship final for the grand title. These two teams have been magnificent in this whole tournament so far.
India has announced their playing XI ahead of the finals and their batting will heavily rely on the experienced campaigners Virat Kohli, Cheteshwar Pujara, and Rohit Sharma, along with the young and dynamic Rishabh Pant and the calm-minded Ajinkya Rahane. Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja will have the spin department’s responsibilities. Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammad Shami, and Ishant Sharma will lead the pace battery of the Indian side in this game.
For New Zealand, Kane Williamson will be expected to play the anchor role once again here. Their new Test finds Devon Conway will be eyeing to continue his excellent form in this match as well. Ross Taylor and Tom Latham have proven their mettle over the years and the team will need their services yet again.
Trent Boult and Tim Southee will lead the pace attack, along with their allies Kyle Jamieson and Neil Wagner. The spin department will be led by the in-form Ajaz Patel.
IND vs NZ ICC World Test Championship Final Match Weather Report:
The weather forecast looks bleak for the contest and there is a 70-80% chance of precipitation on all five days of the match, and the game is expected to encounter consistent rain delays.
IND vs NZ ICC World Test Championship Final Match Pitch Report:
The venue provides swing early on Day 1, and then it becomes favorable for batting on Day 2 and Day 3, and then the pitch starts deteriorating from Day 3 onwards and the spinners will come into play on the last couple of days of the match.
Average 1st innings score:
Record of chasing teams:
20% of the matches have been won while chasing.
IND vs NZ ICC World Test Championship Final Match Injury Update:
(Will be added when there is an update)
IND vs NZ ICC World Test Championship Final Match Playing XIs & Probable XIs:
India (Playing XI): Virat Kohli (C), Ajinkya Rahane (VC), Rohit Sharma, Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Rishabh Pant (WK), Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammad Shami, Ishant Sharma
Bench: Mohammad Siraj, Wridhiman Shah, Hanuma Vihari, Umesh Yadav
New Zealand: Kane Williamson (C), Tom Latham (VC), Devon Conway, Ross Taylor, Henry Nicholls, BJ Watling, Ajaz Patel, Kyle Jamieson, Trent Boult, Tim Southee, Neil Wagner
Bench: Tom Bundell, Matt Henry, Will Young, Colin de Grandhome
IND vs NZ Top Picks for Dream11 Team Prediction and Fantasy Cricket Tips:
Virat Kohli has maintained an average of 50+ in Tests and has piled up 7490 runs in 91 matches so far, he has 25 half-centuries, 27 centuries, and 7 double-centuries to his name in this format.
Kane Williamson has an even better average (53.6) than Kohli in Tests, he has been playing the lead role for his side over the years. He has a total of 7129 runs in 84 Tests so far, along with 32 half-centuries, 24 centuries, and 4 double-centuries.
Ishant Sharma has grabbed 303 wickets in 101 Tests so far, he has 10 4-wicket hauls, 11 5-wicket hauls, and 1 10-wicket haul to his name in this format so far. He will be expected to play a big role in this match.
Trent Boult has been in phenomenal rhythm with the ball in the recent few years, he has a total of 287 wickets in just 72 Tests so far and will be one of the biggest threats for Team India in the finals.
IND vs NZ ICC World Test Championship Final Match Captain and Vice-Captain Choices:
Captain – Ravindra Jadeja, Kane Williamson
Vice-Captain – Virat Kohli, Kyle Jamieson
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for IND vs NZ Dream11 Team:
Keeper – BJ Watling, Rishabh Pant
Batsmen – Virat Kohli, Kane Williamson (C), Devon Conway
All-rounders – Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin
Bowlers – Ishant Sharma, Trent Boult, Kyle Jamieson (VC), Jasprit Bumrah
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for IND vs NZ Dream11 Team:
Keeper – Rishabh Pant
Batsmen – Virat Kohli (C), Kane Williamson, Henry Nicholls, Devon Conway
All-rounders – Ravindra Jadeja (VC), Ravichandran Ashwin
Bowlers – Mohammad Shami, Jasprit Bumrah, Trent Boult, Kyle Jamieson
IND vs NZ ICC World Test Championship Final Match Expert Advice:
India has had a few issues against the left-arm pacers so you may consider Trent Boult in your side. Spinners are also expected to play a good role in this match, hence Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja will be another good set of players to consider in the fantasy team.
IND vs NZ ICC World Test Championship Final Match Probable Winners:
India will start as favorites in this match. However, rain is expected to play the spoilsport to a great extent in this big game.