Under his leadership, Virat Kohli is looking forward to helping Team India win its first ICC Trophy. The World Test Championship Final between India and New Zealand will be held from June 18 to 22.
Southampton, June 8 : Under his leadership, Virat Kohli is looking forward to helping Team India win its first ICC Trophy. The World Test Championship Final between India and New Zealand will be held from June 18 to 22. It is not easy to bat on the England pitch, so it is up to the batsman to lead the team to victory. The Indian team topped the points table of the World Test Championship.
India beat Australia 2-1 at home. Ajinkya Rahane was the captain in the last 3 Tests of the series. The 2019 World Test Championships began. If we look at the records since then, Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane have been the cornerstones of India’s outstanding performance. The duo have played more than 100 balls in 9-9 innings. Captain Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma could not do the same.
In Test cricket, it is important to stand on the wicket, especially abroad. Therefore, the performance of Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane in the final will be important. Rahane played the most balls in an innings against the West Indies. He had scored 102 off 242 balls. Cheteshwar Pujara hit 56 off 211 balls against Australia in Brisbane. Virat Kohli played 7 times while Rohit Sharma played more than 100 balls 5 times.
Most double centuries
Indian players have scored the most double centuries in the World Test Championship. Three Indian players scored four double centuries, while Australia and England each scored 3-3, New Zealand 2 and West Indies Sri Lanka 1 double. For India, Mayank Agarwal scored two and Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma scored a double.
Ajinkya Rahane has scored the most runs in the World Test Championship. Ajinkya scored 1,095 runs in 28 innings at an average of 44, including 3 centuries and 6 fifties. Rohit scored 1030 runs in 17 innings at an average of 64. Apart from Ajinkya and Rohit, no Indian has reached the 1,000-run mark. Virat Kohli scored 877, Mayank Agarwal 857, while Cheteshwar Pujara scored 818.
Williamson Kohli heavy
Virat’s performance as captain is better than that of Kane Williamson. Virat has scored 877 runs in 22 innings at an average of 44, including 2 centuries and 5 fifties. Ken Williamson scored 817 runs in 14 innings at an average of 57. Williamson scored 3 centuries and a half century in the tournament.
India and New Zealand played a total of 185 matches in the three formats, of which India won 82 matches, while New Zealand won 69 matches. Both the teams played 59 Tests, of which India won 21 and New Zealand 12 Tests. In 110 ODIs, India won 55 and New Zealand 49 matches, while in 16 T20s, India won 6 and New Zealand won 8 matches.