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Indian Squad For WTC Final Announced- Bring the Trophy Home

Indian Cricket Board and selector have announced 15 players squad for WTC Final                                                                   Let us talk- how these members of 15 can bring trophy home.

Indian Captain Rohit Sharma-Record as a Player-Record as a Captain in Test Match.

Rohit Sharma made his debut in Test Match as player on December 2013. The series was against West Indies. He made his debut under the skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni but not as an Opener. The series was notable not because of Sharma’s inclusion but Sachin Tendulkar‘s last series. He scored 177 in his first match in Kolkata and111 not out in very next match of the series at Wankade. The opener is very very important player for the team and he can be a crucial in winning.

As a Player– 3379 runs in 49 matches                                                                                                            As a Captain 332 runs in 6 matches

Indian Batting Superstar- Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli is often termed as King Kohli, Run Machine, Chase Master by his fans. Undoubtedly those name gets justice in his record table. He is phenomenal in a white-ball cricket but not to forget he have roof-tower record as well in Test. Besides the record, his match winning ability can help India sealed the trophy and hope he will put up his great show.

Virat in Test- 8416 runs in 108 matches                                                                                                                                    100s-28, 50s- 28 

Solid Cheteshwar Pujara

Indian Dependable batsman in Test Cheteswar Pujara is a test great of modern era. Whenever Indian side merge to play Test match, the first name pop-up is Strong Defense Pujara. He is considered as the proper test batsman of Indian in the present time because of his ability to sustain long. His heroic performance where he can win the match as well as save the match to the draw.

Cheteswar Pujara in Test- 7154 runs in 102 matches with 19 centuries.

Return of Ajinkya Rahane and Shardul Thakur in the Team

Ajinkya Rahane was out of the Indian Test Side for a couple of time now. But his IPL performance this year helped him to grab the place in World Test Championship final. In the absence of Iyer he got the opportunity and he can surely make best use of it. His records in Test is outstanding and he is considered as a Test Legends of Modern Era.

Ajinkya Rahane in Test4931 runs in 82 matches

On the other hand Shardul Thakur is a bowling allrounder and he can be very handy with a bat in a test match. He was one of those players who scripted the famous Gabba win in a Border-Gavaskar Trophy. His wicket taking ability time to time and can fire with bat very quick sealed him a place in a final squad.

Shardul Thakur in Test- Scored 254 runs and took 27 wickets in 8 matches

KL Rahul or Subhman Gill- who will open with Rohit Sharma

KL Rahul is one of the stylist cricketer of Indian Cricket Team who is known for his selection of shots making. He makes game look easy and he has been with the Indian Test Team for long time now. No doubt he is one of the go for player for India but only concern is his lack of consistence performance and sometimes can go for cheap. In England he has his century and hope to repeat the same.

KL Rahul in Test2642 runs in 47 matches with 7 centuries.

On the other hand Subhman Gill is an emerging talented player who is continuing his dream performance in all form of cricket. He have scored runs both at home series and away series and he is already considered to be a upcoming big thing in Indian Cricket Team. Irrespective of his age he is matured by his game.

 Subhman Gill in Test- 890 runs in 15 matches with already 4 half centuries and 2 centuries.

KS Bharat as a wicket-keeper

Rishabh Pant‘s life threatening incident gave opportunities to other wicket-keeper batsman to be placed in Indian Test Side and KS  Bharat is one of those. He successfully applied this opportunity to his favor and thus he is in playing 15 for WTC Final. He is a calm dependable batsman and he has proved his worth with his compose performance.

KS Bharat in Test- 101 runs in 4 matches with 7 catches and 1 stumping

Indian Spinner Trio- Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja and Axar Patel

One of the best off-spinner of India, currently with lots of wickets in his name, Ravichandran Ashwin and he have picked wickets against almost every opponent he has bowled to. He has picked wicket in different conditions. Not to forget he is very good with a bat too. He has couple of centuries in his name.

Ravichandran Ashwin in Test- 92 matches, 474 wickets with 32 five-wicket haul                                                                                         3129 runs with 5 centuries and 13 half centuries.

Another spinner of India Ravindra Jadeja is a phenomenal all round performer who contribute with both bat and ball. He is a team’s player who has been included in all format of  game. His fielding is one of the impactful aspect of his cricketing career. He has the capacity of turning the game to teams favor in no time. Being him around is a plus factor and he can turn the table.

Ravindra Jadeja: 2658 in 64 matches and peaking up 264 wickets with 2 ten wicket haul                                                                      and 12 five wicket haul

 

Axar Patel is yet another spinner India can relay on. Axar Patel is with the Indian side for a long a time now. But he was merely getting chances. Here and there but he was around but in the recent past, however he turned out to be a genuine spiner all rounder for India in Test and thus he securely secured his place in the final of World Test Championship against Australia.

Axar in Test: 513 runs in 12 matches picking up 50 wickets with 1 ten wicket haul and 5 five wicket haul.

Pace Attack of India- Mohammed Shami, Mohammed Siraj, Umesh Yadav and Jaydev Unadkat.

Twin Mohammed

Mohammed Shami, one of the top pace attack for India. He is a prime bowler for India. His wicket taking ability time to time makes him prominent players of the side. He is with Indian Team for long time now. He has 200+  test wickets in his name and he plays all format of the game consistently.

Mohammed Shami in Test: 225 wickets in 63 matches and he also has 2 test fifties in his name.

Mohammed Siraj is yet another pacer who is doing great with the balls and in ongoing IPL he is just in his prime. He is a tough customer to tackle for opponents and he is with the Indian Team for a good couple of time now. He can be destructive as he is in his prime. Hope he will put the show that worth watching.

Mohammed Siraj in Test: 47 wickets in 18 matches with 1 five wicket haul

Umesh and Unadkat

Umesh Yadav is one of the fast bowler that has been selected for WTC Final. He has been selected for his hard hitting pace and he can be very handy for India. Known for his long spell and for a fast bowler that is some challenge. He has been with the Indian Test side for a quit a time now.

Umesh Yadav in test: 168 wickets in 58 matches.

Jaydev Unadkat is a very new inclusion in the Indian Test Side and the left arm fast bowler can chip up one or two in need and his ability to bowl away from batsman can create edge here and there.

His inclusion in the Squad of 15 shows the faith in him by Indian selector and thus he is in the team.

 

Jaydev Unadkat in Test: 3 wickets in 2 matches.

This combination is a testified bunch of players who is surely capable of bringing trophy home from English Condition and All the hopes and wishes to the team for the final and put up a great show.

 

 

6 Comments

6 Comments

  1. gm

    June 9, 2023 at 11:16 am

    Ajinkya Rahane played well in IPL which was 20 overs match i am not sure he will be suitable for test match

  2. gm2

    June 9, 2023 at 11:20 am

    India definitely miss Japrit Bumrah who was really effective in english condition

  3. gm3

    June 9, 2023 at 11:25 am

    Mohhamad Siraj will be the key factor in fast bowling line up for IndiaWhere Steven Smith is the key for Autralian

  4. gm4

    June 9, 2023 at 11:33 am

    Steven Smith is so consistent in all format of crciket He is also very good against spin bowler No doubt he is the key player for AustrailaLets see how indian seamers and spinners do bowling against him

  5. krish

    July 14, 2023 at 12:41 pm

    India shoul be the champion

  6. krishna

    July 17, 2023 at 10:58 am

    Shuvman Gill will be the upcoming star

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