Virat Kohli will be among the main group of Indian players to leave for the World Test Title (WTC) last against Australia in London, withdrawing in the extremely early times of Tuesday.
In the early hours of Tuesday, Virat Kohli will be one of the first Indian players to leave for the World Test Championship (WTC) final against Australia in London.
Mohammad Siraj, who plays for Kohli’s Royal Challengers Bangalore team and was eliminated from the Indian Premier League one day earlier, will also board the same flight. All-rounder Shardul Thakur, spinners R Ashwin, and Axar Patel.
The team’s support staff led by Rahul Dravid will also be on the flight. From June 7 to June 11, the final will be played at the Oval.
“There will be two or three exits altogether. As per a BCCI source, “The first batch leaves at 4.30 a.m. tomorrow.”
Ishan Kishan, Shubman Gill, Mohammad Shami, K S Bharat. Ajinkya Rahane is among the players who will remain in India for the IPL playoffs.
The captain, Rohit Sharma, is among those who will do so. In England, Cheteshwar Pujara is already playing county cricket.
Only three WTC-bound Australians participated in the richest T20 league, whereas the majority of Indian team players were involved in the IPL for two months.
Last week, the incomparable Ricky Ponting said the Aussies will be intellectually more ready for the last. However, the Indians will have important game time behind them.
There are two perspectives on this. For somebody like Virat, is he in an ideal situation playing now and scoring runs?
It is a steady premise and having certainty going into a game as opposed to the Australians back home. Who hasn’t been playing a lot of cricket but will be intellectually more ready.”
Ponting had said.
India, who came in second place in 2021, will be looking to win their first ICC trophy in ten years.
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