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5 Indian players to watch out for in the WTC final against New Zealand

May 22, 2021

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Team India will face New Zealand in the upcoming World Test Championship on 18th June 2021. India is the favorite to win the final of the ICC World Test Championship. The Indian Test side will rely heavily on its most crucial players to deliver for the side. That said, here are 5 Indian players to watch out for in the World Test Championship final:

5. Ravindra Jadeja

The Saurashtra all-rounder could be the game-changer for India against New Zealand in the WTC final. In 51 matches in his Test career, Jadeja has amassed an impressive 1954 runs in total. The all-rounder has also scalped 220 wickets in his Test career, averaging an economy of just 2.44 runs per over. Ravindra Jadeja could be one of India’s potential match-winners against NZ in the WTC final.

4. Jasprit Bumrah

With his deadly pace bowling, Jasprit Bumrah could put India in a commanding position against NZ. In his Test career, Bumrah has scalped 83 wickets in just 19 Tests. The 27-year-old also boasts an incredible bowling average of 22.10 in the Test format. Indians fans will expect Bumrah to scalp plenty of wickets against NZ in the WTC final.

3. Virat Kohli

At no 3 on this list is the Indian Test skipper Virat Kohli. Kohli is arguably one of the most dangerous batsmen in the Test format. In his Test career, Kolhi has amassed an impressive 7490 runs in total. The Indian Test skipper also boasts an impressive batting average of 52.4 in the Test format. Kohli has the potential to sway the match in India’s favor against NZ in the WTC final.

2. Rohit Sharma

Rohit Sharma has seen a significant improvement in the Test format in the last 2 years. In his Test career, Sharma has racked up an impressive 2615 runs in total. Sharma also boasts an impressive batting average of 46.7 in the Test format. Indian fans will rely on Rohit Sharma to deliver for India against NZ in the WTC final.

1. Rishabh Pant

At no 1 in this list is 23-year-old Rishabh Pant. Pant guided India to a remarkable victory against Australia in the 2020 Test match at the Gabba. The 23-year-old is arguably India’s most explosive batsman in the Test format. All eyes will be on Rishabh Pant to deliver against NZ in the WTC final.

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