WTC Final LIVE – Guide to India vs New Zealand Finals: Virat Kohli’s India will carry the expectations of a billion, while Kane Williamson’s New Zealand will want to prove their consistency as the two-Test giants clash in the inaugural World Test Championship final starting at Southampton on Friday. Here is all you should know about the ICC WTC Final before tuning in to your TV to become part of history.
Incessant rain saw the opening day’s play in the World Test Championship final between India and New Zealand at the Ageas Bowl being called off without a ball being bowled on Friday.
WTC Final LIVE – Guide to India vs New Zealand Finals: 10 things fans should know about before Ind vs NZ World Test Championship
1) When and Where to watch INDIA VS NEW ZEALAND WTC FINALS LIVE
The Ind vs NZ WTC final will begin on June 18 (Friday). In case the match does not end in four days, June 23 has been kept as the fifth day.
2) WTC Final Live Streaming –
The live for the World Test Championship in India will telecast on Star Sports Networks. The live streaming will be available on Disney+Hotstar. READ FULL STORY
3) WTC Final: Squads
New Zealand (from): Kane Williamson (c), Tom Latham, Devon Conway, Ross Taylor, Henry Nicholls, BJ Watling, Colin de Grandhomme, Kyle Jamieson, Tim Southee, Neil Wagner, Trent Boult, Ajaz Patel, Matt Henry, Will Young, Tom Blundell.
India: (from): Virat Kohli (c), Rohit Sharma, Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane, Rishabh Pant, Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah, Ishant Sharma, Hanuma Vihari, Umesh Yadav, Mohammed Siraj, Wriddhiman Saha.
4) WTC Final LIVE: Pitch Conditions
Rose Bowl’s pitch curator Simon Lee revealed that he has prepared the wicket to have pace, carry and bounce, With the weather forecast offering the faint chance of rain, the pitch will suit the seamers. READ FULL Story
5) WTC Final LIVE: Weather Forecast
According to the Accuweather report, Southampton will see a thunderstorm on Day 1 with 80% chances of ran. Day 2 is expected to be cloudy but with little chance of rain while 1.5 hours of rain. An intermittent shower is predicted for all five days. READ FULL STORY
6) WTC Final: Road to final for India
Despite starting their World Test Championship campaign with seven consecutive victories, India’s spot in the final was not cemented until their last Test in the qualification period. They confirmed the place in the final after clean sweeping home series against England in February. India finished at the top of the table.
7) Road to WTC final for New Zealand
After a rough start to the World Test Championship, New Zealand were the first team to qualify for the inaugural final, courtesy of their in-form bowling lineup and consistent skipper Kane Williamson.
8) WTC FINALS LIVE – Prize Money and Trophy
The winners of WTC will take home a purse of $ 1.6 million along with the ICC Test Championship Mace. The losing team will get $ 800,000 for finishing second. READ FULL STORY
9) WTC Final Ball:
The match will be played by Grade 1 Dukes ball. ICC had released a special edition ball of the showcase event. READ FULL STORY
10) WTC Finals Playing conditions
As per the playing conditions as if the match ends in a draw both India and New Zealand will be crowned “joint winners” of the ICC World Test Championship final. READ FULL STORY
WTC Final live streaming from 3.30 PM IST on Disney+ Hotstar & ball by ball coverage by InsideSport.co