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Team India’s Road To World Test Championship Explained

Team India-World Test Championship
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Team India was the second team to reach the World Test Championship final after beating England 3-1 in a Test series at home. New Zealand had already reached the final by then as Australia withdrew from travelling to South Africa for a Test series over COVID-19 concerns. In the course of playing the WTC, India played against West Indies, South Africa, New Zealand, Australia and England and Bangladesh. Meanwhile, in the latest ICC rankings, India are at the top followed by New Zealand. In this article, we track down their road to World Test Championship final. 


Team India’s Road To World Test Championship Final

India Beat West Indies 2-1 To Start Their World Test Championship Campaign

Indian Team

India whitewashed the Windies 2-0 in a Test series played in the Caribbean back in 2019. India won the first match by 318 runs and the 2nd match by 257 runs. Indian pacers Jasprit Bumrah and Ishant Sharma showed a brilliant bowling performance with 13 and 11 wickets respectively. Mohammed Shami also scalped 9 wickets. Hanuma Vihari also impressed with his maiden Test century in the 2nd game. Vihari was awarded the Player of The Series for his 289 runs in two matches, which consisted of 1 hundred and 2 fifties.