Team India all set for WTC Final: India will be taking on New Zealand in the finals of the ICC World Test Championship finals in a matter of days, as the world awaits to witness their first ever title winners.
The Indian team are in Southampton, and will be starting preparations for the mega event. However, as confirmed by left arm spinner Axar Patel, the team will serve a three day hard quarantine before they officially start their training at the Aegeas Bowl.
“I had a good sleep…the plan is to quarantine. We have been told that we can’t meet each other for three days so we will quarantining for that much time”, Patel was quoted saying in a video posted by the BCCI.
Both the men and women’s team have traveled together. The men’s team have the WTC Final, which will be followed up by the five match Test series against England. Meanwhile, the Indian women’s team have a one off Test versus England, as well as three ODIs and three T20I.
The WTC Final will take place from June 18 to 22 with an additional sixth day to determine the result if the need arises. The five match Test series against hosts England then begins on August 4.
Virat Kohli (Captain), Ajinkya Rahane (vice-captain), Rohit Sharma, Shubman Gill, Mayank Agarwal, Cheteshwar Pujara, Hanuma Vihari, Rishabh Pant (wicket-keeper), R. Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel, Washington Sundar, Jasprit Bumrah, Ishant Sharma, Mohammed. Shami, Mohammed. Siraj, Shardul Thakur, Umesh Yadav, KL Rahul, Wriddhiman Saha
New Zealand Squad
Kane Williamson (C), Tom Blundell, Trent Boult, Tim Southee, Doug Bracewell, Devon Conway, Colin de Grandhomme, Jacob Duffy, Matt Henry, Kyle Jamieson, Tom Latham, Daryll Mitchell, Henry Nicholls, Ajaz Patel, Rachin Ravindra, Mitchell Santner, Ross Taylor, Neil Wagner, BJ Watling (WK), Will Young.