Are you excited for World Test Championship 2023 Final?
The World Test Championship (WTC) is a highly respected international cricket tournament that began in 2019.
This is the 2nd edition of this Test Championship which started from 4 August 2021 to 31 March 2023.
After a lot of matches & series, Australia and India qualified for ICC WTC Final and they will compete with each other on 7 June 2023 at The Oval, London, England.
India squad for WTC 2023 Final
The exciting news is that Ajinkya Rahane is making a comeback to the Test team for the first time since January 2022.
The final 15-man squad also includes pace all-rounder Shardul Thakur. Rohit Sharma has been named as the Test team captain, and there are six specialist batsmen, five pace bowlers, and three spin options in the squad.
KL Rahul is out of the WTC Final match because of a leg injury during the IPL match against RCB. In his place, Ishan Kishan came to the squad as a wicket-keeper batsman.
|Batsmen||Rohit Sharma (C), Virat Kohli (VC), Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane|
|Wicket-Keeper||KS Bharat, Ishan Kishan|
|All-Rounders||Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel, Shardul Thakur|
|Bowlers||Mohammed Shami, Mohammad Siraj, Umesh Yadav, Jaydev Unadkat|
|Reserves||Yashasvi Jaiswal, Mukesh Kumar, Suryakumar Yadav|
India Probable Playing 11 for WTC 2023 Final
- Rohit Sharma (C)
- Shubman Gill
- Cheteshwar Pujara
- Virat Kohli (VC)
- Ajinkya Rahane
- KS Bharat/Ishan Kishan
- Ravindra Jadeja
- Ravichandran Ashwin
- Shardul Thakur
- Mohammed Shami
- Mohammad Siraj
Australia squad for WTC 2023 Final
Cricket Australia announced an initial squad of 17 players for the World Test Championship Final against India on 19 April 2023.
According to ICC rules, the team will be reduced to 15 players for the final. Pat Cummins has been appointed as the captain of the team, and Steve Smith will serve as the vice-captain.
|Batsmen||Steve Smith (VC), David Warner, Travis Head, Usman Khawaja, Marnus Labuschagne, Matthew Renshaw, Marcus Harris|
|Wicket-Keeper||Alex Carey, Josh Inglis|
|All-Rounders||Cameron Green, Mitchell Marsh|
|Bowlers||Pat Cummins (C), Scott Boland, Josh Hazlewood, Nathan Lyon, Mitchell Starc, Todd Murphy|
Australia Probable Playing 11 for WTC 2023 Final
- David Warner
- Usman Khawaja
- Marnus Labuschagne
- Steve Smith (VC)
- Cameron Green
- Mitchell Marsh
- Alex Carey
- Pat Cummins (C)
- Josh Hazlewood
- Mitchell Starc
- Nathan Lyon
WTC Final 2023 Schedule
The Grand finale of the 2021-2023 ICC World Test Championship is set to take place at the Oval, London, England from 7th to 11th June 2023.
In case of any unforeseen circumstances, 12th June has been reserved as an additional day. The much-awaited match will be contested between India and Australia.
|WTC Final||India vs Australia||7th June 2023||Wednesday||3:30 PM||Oval, London|
Frequently Asked Question
Who will play WTC 2023 Final?
India and Australia will compete with each other in the WTC 2023 Final at Oval, London.
When is WTC Final 2023?
The World Test Championship Final 2023 is going to be held at Oval, London, United Kingdom.
What is the Indian team squad for WTC final 2023?
BCCI announced a 15-man squad which includes Rohit Sharma (C), Shubman Gill, Ajinkya Rahane, Virat Kohli (VC), KL Rahul, Cheteshwar Pujara, KS Bharat (wk), Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Mohammed Shami, Axar Patel, Mohammad Siraj, Jaydev Unadkat, and Umesh Yadav.
What will happen if WTC Final 2023 ends up in a draw?
If the WTC final ends up in a tie or a draw, then both teams will be crowned as the winners of the World Test Championship, together.
What is starting time of WTC Final 2023?
The World Test Championship Final will start at 3:30 PM IST.
Is there a reserve day for WTC Final 2023?
The ICC has kept a reserve day for the WTC Final 2023 as the weather in London during June is known to have occasional light showers. This ensures that in case any match day is affected by bad weather, the reserve day can be used to make up for lost time.