Key Players to Watchout for India in World Test Championship Final 2023.
The WTC Final, a tenacious and an ebullient event across the globe for cricket enthusiastic people. India qualified for WTC final, consecutively second time after New Zealand won over Sri Lanka which went in India’s favor. Now, The Men Blue will face Australia from 7th June at Oval, U.K. India will be expecting to do well here with lot of high potential, pragmatic skills, tactical approach. In previous edition, India lost this WTC Final against New Zealand in Southampton which has broken plethora of Indian cricket fans heart. This time team India would be looking to clinch this title effervesantly. The Winner will get 1st Position in ICC Test Ranking. As the event approaches, here are the top five Indian players to keep an eye on:
As this time Jasprit Bumrah been ruled of this WTC Final, now the onus will be on Shami for a bowling unit. From past few matches he has been performing well with consistency and helping team to clinch victory incredibly. His performance with the ball could be critical to India’s success in championship. Moreover, in World Cups also he was the key player who takes wicket for the nation where team been struggling. So, this time also there would be no less expectations from this man.
Virat Kohli being called as ‘King Kohli’, undoubtedly a greatest batsman all around the globe, who always stood up for nation where team being struggling. His 82 runs of knock in T20I WC were sensational and compelling against Pakistan. This time also, audiences will be having bull’s eye on him and would be expecting an invincible knock from him in WTC Final. Kohli’s aggression makes him a formidable opponent on the field, and he has led the Indian team to several victories in the past.
He being called as ‘Hitman’ due to his ability to hit an incredible winning shot. His pragmatic skills of captaincy and tactical approach towards the game is exceptional. Furthermore, he has an ability to hit great shots but somehow, consistency and a form plays a great role with him. This time his form, consistency, performance will be crucial to get success in WTC Final.
Cheteshwar Pujara -
Pujara has been a very crucial player for Test Cricket since so long. His consistency and approaches towards the game is outstanding, which has taken Test Cricket at the epitome of the level, where it should deserve to be. He is not a part of IPL 2023 and been practicing for WTC Final for so long. A great knock form him would play a great role in WTC Final.
Ravindra Jadeja -
The rise of Ravindra Jadeja as a genuine all-rounder in Test cricket has been meteoric to say the least. The all-rounder has been a crucial part of the spin duo with Ashwin in home conditions. He has been giving excellent performance against Australia by providing great knocks by fat and a great spell from his bowling unit. In recently, concluded Border Gavaskar Trophy, and an ODI Series against Aussies, he was the Man of the Match in all those games which is being won by nation. So, this time also he will be the key player to watch out for.
Although, Indian Squad has plethora of talented players but these five players stand out for WTC Final. Rohit Sharma’s Captaincy and leadership, Virat Kohli’s class and aggression on field, Mohammed Shami’s Pace and accuracy, Cheteshwar Pujara’s deep batting and consistency, Ravindra Jadeja’s Spell and delivery on the field. Cricket fans worldwide are highly anticipating the performance of these three Indian players and the championship’s exciting final match.