The final match of the World Test Championship between India and New Zealand is to be played from June 18 at The Aegis Bowl Stadium in Southampton. For this the playing-11 of Team India has been declared. Under the captaincy of Virat Kohli, the Indian team will come with 2 spinners and 3 fast bowlers.
Ashwin and Jadeja will handle the spin department. At the same time, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami and Ishant Sharma will handle the pace bowling. Rohit Sharma and Shubman Gill will open.
Gill with Rohit in the opening
Shubman Gill will open with Rohit Sharma for Team India. Gill has scored 85 runs in 135 balls in the practice match. There were also second options Mayank Agarwal and Lokesh Rahul, but captain Kohli did not show confidence in them.
In the Test Championship, Rohit has scored 1030 runs in 11 matches at an average of 64.37. Also scored 4 centuries. Shubman scored 378 runs in 7 Tests at an average of 34.36.
The responsibility of getting the trophy to Team India on them
Virat Kohli (captain), Rohit Sharma, Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane, Rishabh Pant, Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ishant Sharma, Mohammed Shami and Jasprit Bumrah.