India defeated, New Zealand won the first Test Championship. New Zealand defeated India by 8 wickets in the final of the ongoing World Test Championship in Southampton, England. World Test Championship Final.
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New Zealand was also all out on 249 runs in their first innings, with Devon Conway scoring 54 and skipper Ken Williamson 49. For India, Mohammad Shami took four wickets, Ishant Sharma three, Ashwin two, and Ravindra Jadeja one.
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When India started their second innings, once again the Indian batsmen could not stay on the crease for long and one player after another kept returning to the pavilion. India’s all-team was bowled out for 170 runs in the second innings.
Wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant was the leading batsman for India with 41 runs
New Zealand reached the target of 139 runs in the last innings to win the match at a loss of two wickets seven overs ago. Captain Ken Williamson scored an unbeaten 52 and Ross Taylor scored 47.
Earlier, the entire Indian team was bowled out for 170 in the second innings of the match. For India, Rishabh Pant top-scored with 41 in the second innings while opener Rohit Sharma scored 30.
For New Zealand, Tim Sodhi took four wickets and Trent Bolt three.
The referee extended the rain-affected match for 6 days.
The Indian team was all out for 217 runs in the first innings. New Zealand’s Kyle Jameson led five Indian players to the pavilion in the first innings.
New Zealand scored 249 in their first innings, with Conway scoring 54 and captain Williamson scoring 49 runs.
At the start of the last day, India had a 32-run lead with a score of 64 for the loss of two wickets.
But New Zealand fast bowlers Trent Bolt, Kyle Jameson, and Neil Wagner kept up the pressure, and one by one all the Indian batsmen lost their wickets.
Kohli not lucky in ICC tournaments
There is grief and anger among Indian fans over India’s defeat, but some users are still supporting captain Virat Kohli.
“Kohli just needs good luck for the toss,” says Sindhu. I sympathize with them. Defeat in another ICC tournament would have been disappointing.
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Pakistani cricket fans
Pakistani cricket fans also seemed to take a lot of interest in the match but often appeared to support New Zealand. “After Karachi Kings, our last hope is New Zealand,” wrote Yousuf Khattak, a Karachi Kings fan in the PSL.
On 22 June, the ICC said in a statement that it had received verbal abuse complaints from New Zealand players by some spectators at the ground, after which the security team identified them and removed them from the ground. ۔ According to Reuters, the complaint was made by a New Zealand citizen when he saw on TV that racist remarks were made against Ross Taylor, whose mother is from Samoa.