The final match of the ICC World Test Championship between India and New Zealand is taking place in Southampton. Due to the continuous disruption of the rain, this Test match has reached an extra day, ie reserve day. On the sixth day of the WTC final, India lost three big wickets in the form of Virat Kohli, Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane. In such a situation, all eyes are on wicketkeeper batsman Rishabh Pant this time. Meanwhile, former Indian batsman Virender Sehwag has written a special speech praising the Indian wicketkeeper as soon as he landed in the pant crease. “The next 20 overs will be very important in terms of the outcome of the match,” Sehwag said.
The most exciting Test player in the world is in the middle. The next 20 overs will decide the match. #ICCWTC Final
– Virender Sehwag (ir Virender Sehwag) June 23, 2021
Soon after getting down to the pant ground, Virender Sehwag wrote on his Twitter handle, ‘The most interesting Test player in the whole world has come to the field. The next 20 overs determine the outcome of the match. At the lunch break on the sixth day of the WTC Final, India scored 130 for 5 in the second innings. After pacing the 48 balls and scoring 28 runs, Pant remains in the crease. He is giving away 12 runs with Ravindra Jadeja. India’s overall lead is 98 so far and the next session of the match will be very important.
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Indian captain Virat Kohli and Pujara took a wicket and Kyle Jamison made a good start for New Zealand on reserve day. Virat fell to Kyle Jamison in both innings of the WTC final. Kohli was able to score only 13 runs in the second innings as he faced 29 balls. At the same time, Test specialist batsman Pujara was playing just 15 runs. After this, Ajinkya Rahane, who was trying to set up in the crease, failed to understand Trent Boult’s delivery and returned to the pavilion by catching Watling with 15 runs.