The final match of the ICC Test Championship will be played between India and New Zealand on 18-22 June at the Southampton ground. captain of both teamsAnd Kane Williamson would like to win the match and win the first ICC title for his country as a captain. But do you know that the relationship of the 5 players who took part in this great match is very old, they have been leaving each other behind since the 2008 Under-19 World Cup.
5 players coming face to face with Under-19
The glow up of all glow ups.
From 2008 U19semi-final talents, to final titans
— ICC (@ICC)
If you look at the last eleven of the Indian cricket team in the final match of the Test Championship, then captain Virat Kohli and Ravindra Jadeja are absolutely certain to play in it. So on the other hand, captain Kane Williamson, Trent Boult and Tim Southee are set to play in the playing XI of the Kiwi team.
But do you remember that these players have faced their respective countries in the Under-19 World Cup. In fact, the Under-19 team under the captaincy of Virat Kohli faced New Zealand in the semi-finals. These three names were included in the playing XI of the Kiwi team.
Virat-Williamson did not let each other make big scores
India had made it to the final after defeating the Kiwi team in the semi-final match. Batting first, New Zealand had scored 205 runs for the loss of 8 wickets, in which opener Kane Williamson scored 37 runs. Virat Kohli was about to get him out. But Williamson also took his revenge a lot.
Actually, due to rain, India got the target of 191 runs in 43 overs. in thisPlaying on 43, Williamson took his catch and showed him the way to the pavilion. Talking about the performance of the players in this match, Jadeja took 1 wicket and he could score only 1 run. While Tim Southee took 4 and Trent Boult took one wicket. India won this match by 3 wickets.
Now players have experience
After facing each other in the Under-19s, these five players are now going to face each other in the final of the ICC Test Championship. Where, now the players have a lot of experience. All five players play cricket for their country in all three formats and are match-winners. In this, if we look at the experience of the players, then Virat Kohli has played 435 and Ravindra Jadeja has played 269 matches. Tim Southee 304,Has played 302 and Trent Boult has played 198 international matches. The final match will be played on June 18-22, but for this, June 23 has been kept as reserve day.