The World Test Championship final between New Zealand and India, being held in Southampton, had to be called off on the first day due to rain on Friday, but the full match could be played after the sun set on Saturday.
It is expected that New Zealand have decided to bowl after winning the toss and India’s team will bat. At the same time, there is also news that in the second and third sessions, the game has been extended by fifteen minutes and today ie Saturday will be a match of 98 overs instead of 90. This has been done to make up for the loss of the match that was ruined on the first day.
The game of the wasted day will be played on June 23, the day of Reserve-Day, the BCCI has tweeted that the match will be played at 3 pm.
If we look at the teams of both the countries, then the players playing for India are Virat Kohli (Captain), Rohit Sharma, Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane, Rishabh Pant, Ravindra Jadeja, R Ashwin, Ishant Sharma, Mohammed Shami and Jasprit Bumrah. And for the England team, Kane Williamson (Captain), Tom Latham, Devon Conway, Ross Taylor, Henry Nicholls, BJ Watling (WK), Colin de Grandhomme, Kyle Jamieson, Neil Wagner, Tim Southee and Trent Boult.