The all-important World Test Champions 2021-23 has finally kickstarted at the Kennington Oval in London. While Australia finished at first place in the points table, India confirmed their place in the final clash after securing the second place in the points table. However, with the Border Gavaskar Trophy going in Rohit Sharma-led Team India’s favour 2-1, the Men in Blue finished as the No. 1 ranked team, followed by Australia.
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As the match started at the Oval this afternoon, one big shocking move of the Indian team was put into limelight as the management picked KS Bharat over Ishan Kishan in the XI. The same did not go down well with the fans across social media platforms as they flooded the internet with this decision.
While some questioned if Ishan Kishan has some problem, a few others slammed that KS Bharat did not play in the IPL and is coming after no prominent performance lately.
Check out the reactions here:
Rohit Sharma-led Team India won the toss and opted to bowl first. However, this is Team India’s second consecutive appearance in the WTC Final, Australia are making their maiden presence in the marquee event. Also, the team which lifts the Test mace, will become the first team to win all ICC trophies.