Rohit Sharma praised players ahead of WTC final, they will compete with Australia in final

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Rohit Sharma and Steve Smith

WTC 2023 Finale: The final match of the World Test Championship will be played between India and Australia from June 7. This match will be organized in England. India also qualified for the final of this mega event for the second consecutive season. The last time India played the final under the captaincy of Virat Kohli. And this year, the India team will play under the captaincy of Rohit Sharma. For this match, some Team India players have started their preparations in England. While some will go to England right after the IPL ends. After the India team qualified for the final match, Rohit Sharma said that by reaching the Test Championship final for the second time in a row, his team’s players set a great example of their spirit, especially when the team lost in title. party in 2021.

What did the Team India captain say?

In a video posted on the BCCI website, Rohit said that after the first World Test Championship final in Southampton, we immediately bonded and began preparations for the next round. He said that he believed that he had played very good cricket in this round. They were given challenges many times and in order to overcome them, not only some players but all the players showed great spirit. Rohit praised his teammates who made a spectacular comeback after the disappointment of losing to New Zealand in the 2021 final. He said it is a two-year cycle and during this time his team played many test matches. Many players played in this cycle. On each occasion one player took over. He delivered the kind of acting that was expected of him.

India will enter the upcoming WTC final without three of its key players, Rishabh Pant, Jasprit Bumrah and Shreyas Iyer. All three players are injured. Apart from Rohit, only Pant and Iyer averaged more than 40 runs per innings in the WTC first cycle, while Bumrah took 45 wickets in 10 matches in that period. But the India team will try to perform even better in the absence of these players and winning this match would also end the 10-year wait for the ICC trophy.

Indian team for the WTC final

Rohit Sharma (captain), Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane, Ishan Kishan, KS Bharat (goalkeeper), Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Akshar Patel, Shardul Thakur, Mohammed Shami, Mohammed Siraj, Umesh Yadav and Jaydev Unadkat

(PTI inputs)

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