The final match of the ICC World Test Championship was played between India and New Zealand at the Aegis Bowl in Southampton. New Zealand beat India and won the World Test Championship title. Team India set a target of 139 runs against New Zealand. The Kiwis achieved this goal by losing two wickets in their second innings. New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson scored 52 and Russ Taylor scored 47. India were all out for 170 in the second innings. There was a 96-run unbeaten partnership between the two.
The World Test Championships began in 2019. After defeating India, Kiwi Teen made history by capturing the first trophy of the World Test Championship. New Zealand captain Kane Williamson praised Indian captain Virat Kohli and Team India after the victory. “I express my gratitude to Virat and the Indian team.” They were an incredible team, we knew how challenging it was. I am happy that our team was able to record the win.
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He said, ‘It was a very special feeling. For the first time in our cricket history we have won the World Test Championship title. Over the last two years, each of the players associated with our team has played a part. This is a special achievement. It will be remembered for a long time. We knew how strong the Indian team was in every situation. No team had dominated for 6 days. The first innings was definitely tough. The lower order played with more freedom and gave us the lead, which gave us an advantage.
Williamson praised Ross Taylor, saying Ross had a lot of experience and was calm in such situations and would be nice to be with him until the end. He jokingly said of New Zealand’s legendary wicketkeeper BJ Watling, “I don’t know if he really retires or not.
Australia’s Marnus Labuschagne has scored more runs in the World Test Championship, not from India and New Zealand