It is evident that most cricket fans cannot wait for the World Test Championship final, which will take place between June 7 and June 11 at The Oval Cricket Ground in London and will feature Australia and India, following the completion of the Indian Premier League. Should the play be postponed due to bad weather, June 12 will serve as a make-up date.
India came in second with 58.8% of the vote and 127 points, while Australia took the top spot with 66.67 percent of the vote and 152 points. The top two teams advance to the cycle’s final game.
WTC 2023 Final, IND vs AUS: Squad and Probable XI
India Squad for the WTC final: Rohit Sharma (captain), Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane, KS Bharat (wicket-keeper), Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel, Shardul Thakur, Mohd. Shami, Mohd. Siraj, Umesh Yadav, Jaydev Unadkat, Ishan Kishan (wicket-keeper)
Standby players: Yashasvi Jaiswal, Mukesh Kumar, Suryakumar Yadav
India Probable XI: Rohit Sharma (captain), Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane, KS Bharat (wicket-keeper), Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Mohd. Shami, Mohd. Siraj.
Australia squad for the WTC final: Pat Cummins (captain), Scott Boland, Alex Carey (wicket-keeper), Cameron Green, Marcus Harris, Michael Neser, Travis Head, Josh Inglis (wicket-keeper), Usman Khawaja, Marnus Labuschagne, Nathan Lyon, Todd Murphy, Steve Smith, Mitchell Starc, David Warner
Standby players: Mitch Marsh, Matthew Renshaw
Australia Probable XI: David Warner, Usman Khawaja, Marnus Labuschagne, Steve Smith, Alex Carey (wicket-keeper), Travis Head, Cameron Green, Pat Cummins (captain), Mitchell Starc, Scott Boland, Nathan Lyon.
There have been 106 Test matches between Australia and India. India has won 32 Test matches, whereas Australia has 44 victories, giving them the advantage. 29 games in all were drawn, while one game ended in a tie between the two clubs.
But between the commencement of the 1947–1948 season and the most recent Border–Gavaskar Trophy in the 2022–23 season, both teams have played 28 Test series thus far. India managed to win 11, while Australia claimed victory in 12 of them. Five different series had a draw.