Virat Kohli, the great destructive batsman of the Indian cricket team, is included in the first contingent of the Indian team to leave for London for the ICC World Test Championship 2023 Final. This contingent of Team India will fly from India to England on Tuesday, May 23.
It is reported that fast bowler Mohammad Siraj, who played with Virat Kohli in the RCB team in IPL, will also be there. Apart from these, experienced spin bowler Ravichandran Ashwin, Akshar Patel and all-rounder Shardul Thakur are also traveling to London. Team India’s head coach Rahul Dravid (Rahul Dravid Team India Head Coach) will also be with this first contingent of the Indian team.
Significantly, the final match of the second season of the World Test Championship, WTC 2021-23, will be held at the Oval ground from June 7 to June 11. India will face Australia in the final match (IND vs AUS WTC 2023 Final London).
According to reports, the Indian team going to London for this match will leave India in a total of two or three contingents. The first flight will take off at 4.30 am on Tuesday, 23 May. The players who are currently in India for the IPL 2023 Play-off include Team India captain Rohit Sharma (Rohit Sharma Captain Team India AUS vs IND WTC Final 2023 London), Ishan Kishan, Shubhman Gill, Mohammed Shami, KS Bharat and Ajinkya Rahane are included.
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Cheteshwar Pujara, the experienced batsman of the Indian team, is in England only. Currently, he is playing county cricket. Remind you that only 3 players from Australia participated in the latest season of IPL 2023. Significantly, Team India was the runner up in the ICC WTC Final 2021, the first World Championship trophy of Test cricket. The New Zealand team was the winner in that match. Now once again India is in the final of WTC.
India has been waiting for the ICC Trophy for the last 10 years. Now it remains to be seen whether in London under the captaincy of Rohit Sharma, Team India manages to defeat Australia or not. If Team India wins, then it will be the first ICC trophy under the captaincy of Rohit Sharma.