India vs New Zealand Live Score: New Zealand opted to bowl first against India.© Twitter
With rain playing spoilsport on Day 1, India face New Zealand on Day 2 of the ongoing World Test Championship (WTC) Final, at The Ageas Bowl in Southampton on Saturday. Both sides will be hoping for a positive start, considering that it is the inaugural edition of the World Test Championship. On Day 1, even toss got delayed due to persistent rain. The BCCI informed Team India fans on Twitter that the match would resume on Saturday on the scheduled time. Also, the New Zealand cricket board announced on social media that 98 overs will be bowled on Saturday. Also, both Virat Kohli and Kane Williamson will be hoping to trump each other, as they haven’t won an international ICC trophy as captain. (LIVE SCORECARD)
Live WTC Final Cricket Score And Updates Between India vs New Zealand From The Ageas Bowl, Southampton
NZ Win Toss, Opt To Bowl!
New Zealand captain Kane Williamson wins toss, opts to bowl vs India in Southampton
Toss Coming Soon!
Virat Kohli makes his way into the middle. Toss coming up folks.
Finally, we have the Indian captain in the iconic blazer for the coin flip.
Ravi Shastri from the stadium:
“This is the big daddy of World Cups. In this weather, we expect more from the pacers”
Sunil Gavaskar from the stadium:
“New ball bowlers would enjoy bowling on this grassy surface… Pacers will be dominant as compared to the spinners in this weather.”
India not to tinker with their XI!
India fielding coach R Sridhar, hinting that there will not be any changes in the XI that was announced on Thursday, said that the playing XI India picked takes the conditions out of equation. Click here
First look at the pitch!
The BCCI took to Twitter to give fans a glimpse of the Southampton pitch after it was under covers for majority of the Day 1 due to rain.
The pitch has been under covers and this is what it looks like now.
— BCCI (@BCCI) June 19, 2021
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