WTC Final: IND 69/2 at lunch, Kohli joins Pujara in Southampton

Jun 19 2021 05:26 PM
WTC Final: IND 69/2 at lunch, Kohli joins Pujara in Southampton

London: The world Test championship final between India and New Zealand is underway. New Zealand won the toss and called team India to bat first. Team India were 69 for 2 at lunch with 28 overs to go, Team India captain Virat Kohli and Cheteshwar Pujara are frozen at the crease.

Earlier, Rohit Sharma and Shubhaman Gill started the innings for Team India, both of whom shared a half-century partnership for the first wicket. Both Rohit and Gill looked in good rhythm as Rohit Sharma hit 6 fours in his 34-run innings. But that's when one of Jameson's exits took the edge of Rohit's bat and the team at slip fell into the hands of the Saudis and Team India suffered their first blow.

After that, Shubhaman Gill too could not last long and returned to the pavilion after scoring 28 runs with the help of 3 fours, falling prey to Vagner, caught by Watling at slip. Virat Kohli on 6 and Cheteshwar Pujara at the crease without opening an account.

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