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WTC final going to start from 18th June at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton. The contest include two top test playing nations, two modern legends Virat Kohli and Kane Williamson. India qualified with 72.2 points. Kiwi’s qualified with 70 points.

New Zealand won their maximum matches at home. Their win includes home series against Pak, India and West Indies. Kiwi’s not able to win any series in away – draw against Srilanka and lost to Australia. India won home series against South Africa, Bangladesh and England and also won away series against Australia.

This WTC Final going to a fight between lot of duels. Between Kohli vs Boult, Kohli vs Jamieson, Rohit vs Southee and Williamson vs Bumrah, Taylor vs Shami etc. Everyone expecting condition will be in favour of Kiwi’s as they will get swing like NZ condition. On the other hand Team India is full of Confidence after the win against AUS and England. Everyone seen what India can do without Kohli in Australia. India’s overall record in England is not good in past 10 year at least but same applies to New Zealand too. Both the teams selected lot of Young players in squad like Gill, Siraj, Axar for India and Rachin Ravindra, Ajaz Patel, Will Young for NZ.

In Head to Head India have played New Zealand 59 times in Test cricket. India hold edge with 21 Tests while the Kiwis have won 12 Tests. ICC has Scheduled the final from 18-22 June and 23rd as a reserved day. First it was decided that Final will happen on Historic ground Lord’s but due to pandemic the match shifted to Southampton as the Team hotel is attached with the Ground.

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