New Zealand Wins WTC Final: Williamson, Taylor star as New Zealand thrash Virat Kohli’s India by 8 wickets to win World Test Championship

New Zealand bowling coach Jurgensen terms WTC Final victory as his ‘greatest coaching achievement’
New Zealand bowling coach Jurgensen terms WTC Final victory as his ‘greatest coaching achievement’

New Zealand Wins WTC Final- NZ beat India by 8 Wickets: Kane Williamson, Ross Taylor starred with the bat as New Zealand thrashed India to win the World Test Championship Finals in Southampton on Wednesday. After bowling out India for just 170, Williamson and Taylor stiched 96* runs unbeaten partnership to easily chase target of 139 runs. Williamson stayed unbeaten on 52* and the most experience Kiwi batsman stayed unbeaten on 47*

WTC Final LIVE – IND vs NZ LIVE: Earlier in the morning Kiwi bowlers completely destroyed famed Indian batting line up to bowl them out for 170 runs. Tim Southee and Trent Brent were the wreckers in chief with the ball. India started the day at 64/2 – but lost all 8 wickets with addition of just 106 runs.

All 10 Indian wickets were bagged by New Zealand fast bowlers. Southee took 4/48 while Boult picked 3/39. Kyle Jamieson again showed his class as he picked Virat Kohli’s prized wicket one more time in the morning as Indian captain was caught behind for just 13.


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WTC Final LIVE – IND vs NZ LIVE: Tim Southee scalped four wickets as India was bundled out for 170 in the second innings on the Reserve Day of the ongoing World Test Championship (WTC) final at the Ageas Bowl on Wednesday. The inspired show with the ball ensured that New Zealand will need to score 139 runs in a minimum of 53 overs to win the title.

Rishabh Pant top-scored for India as he played a knock of 41 runs, but he hardly found any company as none of the top-order batsmen managed to spend time in the middle.

New Zealand 2nd Innings – 140/2 wins the World Test Championship final by 8 Wickets

Batsmen R B 4S 6S SR
Tom Latham st RR Pant b Ravichandran Ashwin 9 41 0 0 21.95
Devon Conway lbw b Ravichandran Ashwin 19 47 4 0 40.43
Kane Williamson (C) Not out 52 89 8 0 58.43
Ross Taylor Not out 47 100 6 0 47.00
Extra 13 (b 0, w 0, nb 2, lb 11)
Total 140/2 (45.5)
Yet To Bat HM Nicholls, BJ Watling, C Grandhomme, KA Jamieson, N Wagner, TG Southee, TA Boult
BOWLING O M R W ECON
Ishant Sharma 6.2 2 21 0 3.32
Mohammed Shami 10.5 3 31 0 2.86
Jasprit Bumrah 10.4 2 35 0 3.28
Ravichandran Ashwin 10 5 17 2 1.70
Ravindra Jadeja 8 1 25 0 3.13
WTC Final LIVE – IND vs NZ LIVE:
India 2nd Innings 170/10 (73 ov)
Batsmen R B 4S 6S SR
Rohit Sharma lbw b TG Southee 30 81 2 0 37.04
Shubman Gill lbw b TG Southee 8 33 0 0 24.24
Cheteshwar Pujara c R Taylor b KA Jamieson 15 80 2 0 18.75
Virat Kohli (C) c BJ Watling b KA Jamieson 13 29 0 0 44.83
Ajinkya Rahane c BJ Watling b TA Boult 15 40 1 0 37.50
Rishabh Pant (WK) c HM Nicholls b TA Boult 41 88 4 0 46.59
Ravindra Jadeja c BJ Watling b N Wagner 16 49 2 0 32.65
Ravichandran Ashwin c R Taylor b TA Boult 7 19 0 0 36.84
Mohammed Shami c Tom Latham b TG Southee 13 10 3 0 130.00
Ishant Sharma Not out 1 6 0 0 16.67
Jasprit Bumrah c Tom Latham b TG Southee 0 4 0 0 0.00
Extra 11 (b 1, w 1, nb 1, lb 8)
Total 170/10 (73)
Yet To Bat
BOWLING O M R W ECON
Tim Southee 19 4 48 4 2.53
Trent Boult 15 2 39 3 2.60
Kyle Jamieson 24 10 30 2 1.25
Neil Wagner 15 2 44 1 2.93
Fall Of Wickets FOW Over
Shubman Gill 1-24 10.4
RG Sharma 2-51 26.5
Virat Kohli 3-71 35.5
CA Pujara 4-72 37.3
Ajinkya Rahane 5-109 49.6
RA Jadeja 6-142 62.5
RR Pant 7-156 69.2
Ravichandran Ashwin 8-156 69.4
M Shami 9-170 72.2
JJ Bumrah 10-170 72.6

New Zealand Wins WTC Final- NZ beat India by 8 Wickets: Earlier on Day 5 – Kane Williamson batted tenaciously for his knock of 49 that gave New Zealand very crucial lead of 32 runs in the 1st innings. For India Mohd Shami was pick of the bowlers as he took 4/76 to bring India back into the game.

New Zealand Wins WTC Final- India vs New Zealand: Williamson, Taylor & bowlers starred as Kiwis beat Kohli’s India to win WTC by 8 wickets

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