A formidable group of Indian cricketers will need the right mix of skill and temperament to take on an equally formidable Australia in the final of the World Test Championship starting on Wednesday, which aims to end a decade-long global cup conflict.
The final of the 2023 Cricket World Cup will be between Australia and India. The IND vs AUS WTC final will take place at the Kennington Oval Stadium in London from June 7-11. The winning team will lift the ICC Test mace.
India and Australia secured the top two spots in the ICC WTC point standings, thus qualifying them for the final match of the event. Australia topped the points table, while India finished second. During the WTC tournament, India and Australia each participated in a total of six Test series against different teams.
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During the 2021–2023 Test World Championship cycle, Australia participated in a total of 19 Test matches. His record was 11 wins, 3 losses and 5 draws. With a PCT of 66.67, Australia moved into first place in the World Test Championship points standings and were the first team to qualify for the WTC Championship game.
Team India has participated in 18 Test matches during the ICC World Test Championship running from 2021 to 2023. They drew five, lost five and won ten. As a result, three matches ended in draws. India finished second in the points table with a PCT score of 58.80.
India Squad for WTC Final 2023: Rohit Sharma (C), Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel, Srikar Bharat, Ishan Kishan, Shardul Thakur, Mohammed Shami, Mohammed Siraj, Umesh Yadav, Jaydev Unadkat
Australia Squad for WTC Final 2023: Pat Cummins (C), Marcus Harris, Travis Head, Usman Khawaja, Steven Smith, David Warner, Marnus Labuschagne, Cameron Green, Alex Carey, Josh Inglis, Scott Boland, Josh Hazlewood, Nathan Lyon, Todd Murphy, Mitchell Starc