Team India captain Rohit Sharma reckons that the failure of experienced batters in the side to rise to the challenge cost them the World Test Championship (WTC) final against Australia at The Oval. Rohit opined that since the batters have experience of playing in England, they were expected to deliver, but added that the one-off game offers a different challenge.
Australia all-rounder Cameron Green has shared his views on the controversial dismissal of Shubman Gill on Day 4 of the World Test Championship (WTC) final on Saturday, June 10. He claimed that he took a clean one-handed catch at gully to send back the Indian opener, adding that third umpire Richard Kettleborough also agreed on the same.
India will need to chase down a record total of 444 on Day 5 of the World Test Championship (WTC) final to be crowned world Test champions. They ended Day 4 at The Oval on 164/3, with Virat Kohli unbeaten on 44 and Ajinkya Rahane on 20. The highest ever chase at The Oval is 263, which was recorded way back to 1902.
Travis Head smashed 146 not out off only 156 balls, while Steven Smith scored a defiant 95 not out off 227 balls as Australia dominated Day 1 of the ICC World Test Championship (WTC) final 2023 against India on Wednesday, June 7. Sent into bat after losing the toss, Australia went to stumps at 327/3 after 85 overs.
India may not have won an International Cricket Council (ICC) trophy since MS Dhoni's team lifted the Champions Trophy in 2013. However, head coach Rahul Dravid asserted that his side is not under any sort of pressure ahead of the World Test Championship (WTC) final against Australia, which begins at The Oval in London on June 7.
Indian batting legend Sunil Gavaskar has named his preferred Indian playing XI for the World Test Championship (WTC) final against Australia. The summit clash of the Test championship will be held at The Oval from June 7 to 11