How Team India reached the WTC final for the second time in a row, know all the ups and downs

The Indian team will play the final match of the second edition of the World Test Championship (WTC) on June 7 under the captaincy of Rohit Sharma. Team India have confirmed their place in the Test Championship final for the second time in a row. But the journey here was not easy for him. The second edition of the WTC was started by Team India under the captaincy of Virat Kohli. But after this, the team led by Rohit Sharma will now take the field to play the final match.

The journey here for the Indian team was not an easy one. At one point, the Indian team was in fourth position in the WTC points table. In which they were ahead of Australia, South Africa and Sri Lanka. For the Indian team to reach the final, it was very important to win their last 6 test matches.

Out of this, the India team had to play in 2 Test matches on the Bangladesh tour. While 4 test matches would be played against Australia at home. After a clean sweep in the series against Bangladesh, the India team strengthened their position in the points table. After this, at the beginning of the series against Australia, they won 2 Test matches, but due to the loss in the 3rd Test, it once again seemed difficult for the Indian team to reach the final.

Where Australia defeated the Indian team in the Indore test match and secured their place in the WTC final. At the same time, New Zealand’s victory against Sri Lanka made it easier for the Indian team to reach the final. Following this, with the Ahmedabad test match ending in a draw, the Indian team also managed to reach the final for the second time in a row.

Under the captaincy of Virat Kohli, the Indian team kicked off the second edition of the World Test Championship with a tour of England. In this tour, the Indian team managed to win 2 matches while the host England won 2. 1 match ended in a tie. Following this, the India team played the second Test series against New Zealand over 2 home games. One match in this series was a tie, while the other was won by the Indian team.

In the year 2021-22, the Indian team visited South Africa. Here the team scored a huge 113-run victory in the first test match. But after this, the India team had to face back-to-back losses in the second and third test matches. This was a big blow for the Indian team. Meanwhile, Virat Kohli surprised everyone by deciding to give up the Test captaincy.

After stepping down from the captaincy to Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma was entrusted with the responsibility as the next captain of the Indian Test team. Under the leadership of Rohit, the India team played their first Test series against Sri Lanka at home. The Indian team won one-sidedly in both matches of this series.

In this edition of the World Test Championship, Cheteshwar Pujara is number one in terms of scoring the most runs for the Indian team. Pujara ranks number one with 887 runs while Virat Kohli ranks second with 869 runs. On the other hand, Ravichandran Ashwin has taken the most wickets in the second edition for Team India. Ashwin has so far taken 61 wickets in his name.

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