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‘Very disappointed’: Shane Warne slams New Zealand for not playing a spinner in WTC final against India | Cricket

Australia bowling legend Shane Warne slammed New Zealand for not playing a spinner in the World Test Championship final against India. The WTC final between Virat Kohli-led Indian team and Kane Williamson’s New Zealand team kicked off on Saturday after the first day was washed out due to rain. At the toss, after winning the toss, Kane Williamson announced New ...

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WTC Final: Virat Kohli explains why India stuck to their Playing XI vs New Zealand despite rain in Southampton | Cricket

After the opening day was washed out, the World Test Championship is finally underway at the Hampshire Bowl in Southampton. New Zealand captain Kane Williamson won the toss and decided to field against India. They included five fast bowlers, whereas India stuck to their Playing XI which was announced on Thursday. There were talks that India may re-consider their line-up ...

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‘The toss hasn’t happened yet’: Steyn says India ‘more than welcome’ to make changes to Playing XI for WTC final vs NZ | Cricket

Besides weather, if there is one question that has emerged as the hot topic among Indian cricket fans in the last 24 hours, it is about their Playing XI for the World Test Championship final against New Zealand at the Ageas Bowl. With Southampton witnessing plenty of rainfall, many believe that India could do my making some slight changes to ...

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‘It could have been better’: Veteran spinner reacts to India’s playing XI for WTC final against New Zealand | Cricket

Leg-spinner Amit Mishra feels that India should have named a pace-bowling all-rounder in their playing XI for the ICC World Test Championship (WTC) final against New Zealand in Southampton. The Indian cricket team on Wednesday announced its final XI which comprises spinners Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja, in the lower middle-order, along with the pace trio of Mohammed Shami, Ishant ...

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Will India make changes to their WTC playing XI due to weather conditions? Fielding coach R Sridhar answers | Cricket

The first day of the inaugural World Test Championship final between India and New Zealand at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton was washed out without even the toss taking place, giving rise to speculations about India possibly changing their playing XI which was announced on Thursday. Team India fielding coach R Sridhar cleared the air. Sridhar said the XI that ...

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They’d find it hard to justify going back & playing second half of IPL: Finch | Cricket

“Surprised” to see some of his teammates withdraw from the country’s upcoming white-ball tours, limited-overs skipper Aaron Finch feels Australian players will have a hard time justifying their participation in the second half of the postponed IPL 2021, given the hectic national schedule. The country’s seven top cricketers including the likes of David Warner, Pat Cummins, Glenn Maxwell, Jhye Richardson, ...

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‘Avengers! Assemble!’: Team India announces playing XI for WTC final and Twitter can’t keep calm; See reactions | Cricket

Team India on Thursday announced its playing XI for the World Test Championship Final against New Zealand. It included both spinners Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja. Team India on Thursday announced their playing XI for the much-awaited World Test Championship Final against New Zealand, which begins on Friday in Southampton. The team management preferred an experienced Ishant Sharma over Mohammed ...

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‘We’re playing in quest of excellence’: Virat Kohli aims to ‘keep things simple’ in WTC Final against New Zealand | Cricket

Ahead of the World Test Championship final against New Zealand, Indian captain Virat Kohli has said that one Test match isn’t enough to reflect the capabilities of his team and he is treating the upcoming face-off as ‘just another’ game. Kohli addressed a press conference on Thursday and stated that his team will be playing ‘in quest of excellence’. He ...

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India announce playing XI for WTC final, Ashwin & Jadeja both included | Cricket

WTC Final: Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah and Ishant Sharmaare the three pacers included in the playing XI to take on New Zealand UPDATED ON JUN 17, 2021 07:50 PM IST India on Thursday announced its playing XI for the World Test Championship (WTC) Final, which included both spinners Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja. Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah and Ishant Sharma ...

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‘Blessing for India that these two are playing in same generation’: Laxman picks IND’s bowling combination for WTC Final | Cricket

Former batsman VVS Laxman has suggested that India should play the spin duo of Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja in the World Test Championship final against New Zealand on Friday in Southampton. The BCCI on Tuesday announced a 15-man squad for the epic clash. However, it would be an uphill task for the team management to field a strong playing ...

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