ICC WTC Final: Virat Kohli practice cover drive ahead of World Test Championship final, ICC shares video – Watch – Team India captain Virat Kohli is leaving no stone unturned ahead of the World Test Championship final against New Zealand. Team India is playing an intra-squad practice match in order to get the rhythm ahead of the final. Kohli, who has a reputation for playing one of the most beautiful cover drives in this generation, practised it on Saturday.
ICC WTC Final: ICC on Saturday shared a video of India captain where he can be seen playing his favourite shot. ICC captioned the video,”@virat.kohli fine-tuning the drives ahead of #WTC21 Final 🔥.”
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ICC WTC Final: Out of quarantine in Southampton, Virat Kohli & Co are playing an intra-squad practice match to prepare for the ICC World Test Championship Final (ICC WTC Final) against Kane Williamson’s New Zealand which will begin on June 18.
ICC WTC Final: The 4-day practice match is the main preparation for Kohli’s men who haven’t played any cricket for the last month after the IPL 2021 was suspended on May 4. The intra-squad match is a closed-door affair. It comes just two days after Team India began practice in Southampton.
ICC WTC Final: It will also give the team a much-needed competitive feel before all the important ICC WTC Final against Williamson & Co who currently are busy playing in a Test series against the hosts England.
ICC WTC Final:It is obvious that with two tests under the belt, Kiwis will be completely acclimatized to the English conditions. This is the reason the team management decided to play the INTRA-SQUAD game to simulate the match conditions.
ICC WTC Final: According to the information available, the complete 25 member squad is getting an opportunity to play in the match.