New Delhi ,
The World Test Championship final is just around the corner, and cricket enthusiasts around the globe are eagerly awaiting the clash between India and Australia at the Oval in London from June 7th to June 11th. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has made a significant announcement ahead of this highly anticipated match. In addition to the team’s declaration, a crucial managerial appointment has been made, emphasizing the importance of this event.
Anil Patel entrusted with a significant responsibility
The BCCI has appointed Anil Patel as the manager of the Indian cricket team for the Test Championship final. Anil Patel, the secretary of the Gujarat Cricket Association, is not new to this role, having previously served as the team manager during the years 2017, 2018, and 2019. Under his management, Team India has achieved a remarkable 100% success rate in all nine series. His experience and expertise make him an invaluable asset to the team as they aim for victory in the upcoming championship.
Team India’s journey in the World Test Championship
Team India has played a total of 18 matches in the ICC World Test Championship spanning from 2021 to 2023. Out of these matches, they have emerged victorious in 10, faced defeat in 5, and settled for a draw in three. With this exceptional performance, they have secured their place in the final of the World Test Championship for the second consecutive time. However, in the previous edition, they faced defeat at the hands of New Zealand in the final showdown.
The Indian Team for WTC 2023 Final
The Indian team for the WTC 2023 Final is as follows:
- Rohit Sharma (Captain)
- Shubman Gill
- Cheteshwar Pujara
- Virat Kohli
- Ajinkya Rahane
- KS Bharat (Wicketkeeper)
- Ishan Kishan (Wicketkeeper)
- Ravichandran Ashwin
- Ravindra Jadeja
- Akshar Patel
- Shardul Thakur
- Mohammed Shami
- Mohammed Siraj
- Umesh Yadav
- Jaydev Unadkat
These skilled and experienced players have been chosen to represent India in this crucial encounter. With their talent and determination, they aim to bring the prestigious World Test Championship title home.
The World Test Championship final between India and Australia is set to captivate cricket enthusiasts worldwide. The appointment of Anil Patel as the team manager adds an extra layer of expertise and experience to the Indian cricket squad. With a remarkable track record in previous series, Team India has demonstrated their capabilities and earned their spot in the final. As they gear up for the ultimate battle, fans eagerly await witnessing their favorite players in action.