New Delhi: The countdown for World Test Championship (WTC) final has begun and both competing teams India and Australia are gearing for the summit clash at London’s Oval stadium on June 7.
At first instance, Team India is set to have advantage over the Aussies as thrashed the latter by 2-1 in four-match series held in February this year.
Another high point is that India is playing its consecutive WTC final, however, the flip side is that it lost the grand finale to New Zealand by 8 wickets last time.
Team India, led by Rohit Sharma & Co will look to win the prestigious match and clinch the ICC trophy after almost a decade.
WTC Final, India Vs Aus: Match details & LIVE Streaming
• Date & Time: June 07 (Thursday)
• Venue: The Oval, London
• India Time : 3:00 PM IST
TV channel: WTC final will be broadcast via Star Sports Network
LIVE Streaming: Disney+Hotstar App & Website will show on digital platforms
WTC Final, India Vs Aus: Fantasy Picks
• Shubman Gill
• Virat Kohli
• Mitchell Starc
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WTC Final, India Vs Aus: Pitch Report
While Team India and Australia head for summit clash on June 7, the pitch is fairly balanced for bowlers & batters, however, it may give an edge to the side with strong bowling attack.
The pitch looks to have a good bounce, giving spinners a good grip on bowling attack. Bowlers can prove to be instrumental here and batsmen may struggle to score big runs. Towards the end of five-day final, the pitch may favour pacers even more.
IND vs AUS: Probable Playing XIs
India: Rohit Sharma (C), Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli, Shardul Thakur, Mohammed Siraj, Mohammed Shami, Ajinkya Rahane, Ishan Kishan (Wk), Ravindra Jadeja & Axar Patel
Australia: Pat Cummins (C), Travis Head, Cameron Green, Alex Carey (Wk), Usman Khawaja, David Warner, Marnus Labuschagne, Steve Smith, Mitchell Starc, Nathan Lyon, Josh Hazlewood