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latest cricket news and updates : The ICC World Test Championship Final between India and New Zealand is underway at the Rose Bowl in Southampton, with the two teams locking horns for a chance to lift the trophy. After a rain-affected first day of the final, India were forced to bat for two sessions to make up for lost time due to more rain on Monday. They managed only 67 runs off their 30 overs and lost five wickets in that period. The second day’s play began under overcast skies but no rain was reported in Hampshire and it was unlikely that any interruptions would occur as there are no further showers forecasted till Wednesday evening
India vs New Zealand, ICC World Test Championship Final preview and predicted playing XI
India and New Zealand will face off in the final of the ICC World Test Championship at Lord’s on Sunday. Both sides have won a game each, with India having defeated England by 37 runs in Southampton to set up this decider.
India’s squad for the World Test Championship final has been announced, with Virat Kohli leading his team out once more as they look to clinch their fourth consecutive title in what is being described as ‘the most important game of cricket ever played’ by pundits around the globe. With India having already beaten New Zealand twice before this series began, they can be confident going into this fixture – but they will still need plenty of hard work if they want their dream result come true!
India lose net run-rate advantage after rain washes out second day of WTC final
New latest of cricket news India were on the verge of losing the net run-rate advantage to New Zealand when rain washed out the second day of the World Cup final. The Black Caps had been set a target of 261 runs with nine wickets in hand, but they were dismissed for 203 in their second innings, leaving India needing to score 202 runs in just 47 balls.
However, persistent rain forced umpires to call off play at 10:30 pm local time (4:00 am GMT) with no further play possible at Eden Park.
WTC final : Inside story of how Virat Kohli scripted a home away from home for Team India
What made Virat Kohli a great leader?
According to the former Indian cricketer Mohammad Kaif, Virat Kohli has been a great motivator. “He is very confident in himself and he also makes others confident with his own confidence. He is a great motivator and that’s why people follow him easily. He keeps motivating them every time at any situation, whether it’s good or bad,” said Kaif on Tuesday when asked about what made Virat Kohli so special as a captain.
Highlights, India vs New Zealand, ICC World Test Championship final, 2nd Day at Southampton
India vs New Zealand, ICC World Test Championship Final – 2nd Day at Southampton
India lost their net run-rate advantage after rain washed out the second day of the second test against New Zealand in Southampton. The match was scheduled to begin at 11 am but delayed by an hour due to heavy rain in England. As per reports (from Cricinfo), when play finally began, there were only 16 overs bowled before a further delay was called for bad light with India on 13/1 from five overs in reply to New Zealand’s 338 all out in 90 overs on Wednesday.
The weather forecast for Thursday is bright and dry but that still leaves plenty of time for another interruption; if indeed it rains again later on Thursday then India will lose their net run rate advantage as both sides would have played one match each during this round-robin stage with identical records of two wins each.”
Sourav Ganguly to undergo heart procedure in Mumbai today; know all about it
Sourav Ganguly, former India captain and head coach of Kolkata Knight Riders, is slated to undergo a heart procedure in Mumbai today. The legendary cricketer had undergone an angioplasty procedure for blockage of his artery at Fortis Hospital in Vasant Kunj on May 22.
The doctors treating the 47-year-old all-rounder have said that he will be operated upon once again today (October 4). “His condition has completely stabilised now but there is still need for another surgery,” Dr Harshal Sonawane told PTI.
“He will undergo another angioplasty at Cama & Albless Medical Research Centre.”
IND vs NZ highlights of 2nd Day WTC final as rain frustration continues for Virat Kohli & Co.
After a rain-hit first day, India and New Zealand played an action-packed second day at the Southampton Test. The play was repeatedly interrupted by heavy showers, which also brought about frequent changes to the match timings.
The match was reduced to 46 overs per side but India managed to score just 160 runs in 36 overs. Rohit Sharma (66) and Shikhar Dhawan (60) were the only batsmen who scored half centuries for India. However, Kohli’s men did well with their bowling as Umesh Yadav scalped four wickets while Mohammad Shami claimed three scalps on a difficult pitch at Southampton.
In response to India’s total of 160 runs, New Zealand could manage only 59 runs losing both their openers within 12 overs at stumps on Day 2 of ICC World Test Championship final – ICC Cricket News 22nd June 2019
‘Virat Kohli has trended in Pakistan more than our players’ – Rameez Raja lauds Indian captain
Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Najam Sethi has hailed Indian skipper Virat Kohli as the best leader and batsman in the world.
Sethi, who is also a former Test cricketer and commentator, said Kohli’s batting style was unique as he used to play shots that were not easily seen by cricket fans.
“Virat Kohli has been trending more in Pakistan than our players,” Sethi was quoted as saying by Times Now on Saturday.
The PCB chief said India have always provided great opposition for Pakistan and the rivalry between both nations had helped cricket grow in popularity across Asia.”Virat Kohli is a great leader and he is the best captain in this world,” said Sethi, who has been elected unopposed for another year at the helm of affairs at PCB after defeating Najam Mukhtar during last month’s elections for top job at cricket board.
WATCH Shardul Thakur’s improved fitness helps him pull off an incredible catch in WTC final against NZ
- Shardul Thakur’s improved fitness helps him pull off an incredible catch in WTC final against NZ
- Thakur’s improved fitness is a result of his rigorous training and dedication.
- It is not the first time that he has pulled off a great catch; it was just the last occasion when it happened.
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