Latest Cricket News Updates https://4-dot-cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com Latest news from 4-dot-cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com (c)4-dot-cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com en-gb Tue 22 Jun 2021 Former India and New Zealand cricketers disappointed as rain plays spoilsport on Day 4 of WTC final https://4-dot-cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/XaPFtMSeEA_drh-sevawcirc/former-india-and-new-zealand-cricketers-disappointed-as-rain-plays-spoilsport-on-day-4-of-wtc-final.html Former India and New Zealand cricketers have expressed their unhappiness over the way the ICC has conducted the World Test Championship (WTC) final at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton. According to VVS Laxman and Shane Bond, a draw looks the highly likely result even with the Reserve Day available. After Day 1, Day 4 of the WTC final in Southampton on Monday was completely abandoned due to rain We are pretty content with the players we have selected for WTC final: Kyle Jamieson https://4-dot-cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/NA2k4OgyjY_drh-sevawcirc/we-are-pretty-content-with-the-players-we-have-selected-for-wtc-final-kyle-jamieson.html New Zealand pacer Kyle Jamieson has asserted that the Kiwis are pretty happy with the team combination for the World Test Championship (WTC) final against India. After New Zealand won the toss and decided to bowl on Saturday, Kiwi skipper Kane Williamson revealed that they will be going in with an all-pace attack, with all-rounder Colin de Grandhomme being picked as the fifth pace bowling option ahead of left-arm spinner Ajaz Patel. “The‌ ‌players‌ ‌are‌ ‌in‌ ‌good‌ ‌space,”‌ ‌asserts‌ ‌India‌ ‌fielding‌ ‌coach‌ ‌R‌ ‌Sridhar‌ ‌after‌ ‌washout‌ ‌on‌ ‌Day‌ ‌1‌ ‌of‌ ‌ WTC‌ ‌final‌ https://4-dot-cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/g5ulwA5WV6_drh-sevawcirc/the-players-are-in-good-space-asserts-india-fielding-coach-r-sridhar-after-washout-on-day-1-of-wtc-final.html “The players are in good space,” asserts India fielding coach R Sridhar after washout on Day 1 of WTC final We‌ ‌know‌ ‌how‌ ‌strong‌ ‌the‌ ‌Indian‌ ‌seam‌ ‌bowling‌ ‌attack‌ ‌is:‌ ‌Kane‌ ‌Williamson‌ ‌ https://4-dot-cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/7LCUlvXzr9_drh-sevawcirc/we-know-how-strong-the-indian-seam-bowling-attack-is-kane-williamson.html New Zealand captain Kane Williamson admitted that India are a very strong side and that they expect a tough contest from Virat Kohli’s men. After all the hype over the past few days, the World Test Championship (WTC) final is all set to get underway on Friday, amid the threat of rain. Speaking ahead of the WTC final in Southampton, Williamson praised India for their strength across all departments. He added that both teams will be looking to give it their best, and that the anticipation level is really high. Rohit Sharma a tremendous player, but India a dangerous batting lineup throughout: Tim Southee https://4-dot-cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/f8aqDl0Pr1_drh-sevawcirc/rohit-sharma-a-tremendous-player-but-india-a-dangerous-batting-lineup-throughout-tim-southee.html New Zealand fast bowler Tim Southee has admitted that India are a very dangerous batting lineup and that the Kiwi bowlers will have to be on top of their game to do well. New Zealand will face India in the World Test Championship (WTC) final in Southampton from June 18. Expressing his admiration for Team India opener Rohit Sharma at a virtual press conference, Southee added that there are others who can make a difference as well. England should look at New Zealand and try to improve: Nasser Hussain https://4-dot-cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/ct4VyBtOTw_drh-sevawcirc/england-should-look-at-new-zealand-and-try-to-improve-nasser-hussain.html Former England captain Nasser Hussain has hailed New Zealand for their methodical approach after the Kiwis trumped the Englishmen by eight wickets in the Edgbaston Test on Sunday. The victory marked the Black Caps’ first Test series win in England since 1999. It was also England’s first Test series loss at home since 2014. According to Hussain, New Zealand were brilliant in both Test matches. This is probably the best Indian team that has ever been out in the park: Dinesh Karthik https://4-dot-cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/jdfzdNbNzG_drh-sevawcirc/this-is-probably-the-best-indian-team-that-has-ever-been-out-in-the-park-dinesh-karthik.html Former India wicketkeeper Dinesh Karthik has termed the current Indian team one of the best, if not the best Indian team ever. India will take on New Zealand in the World Test Championship final in Southampton from June 18. Before that, India registered their second consecutive Test series win in Australia and followed it up with a 3-1 thrashing of England at home. WTC Final : Key battles to watch out for https://4-dot-cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/yswv34DaCD_drh-sevawcirc/wtc-final-key-battles-to-watch-out-for.html With less than two weeks to go for the World Test Championship Final, cricket fans are eagerly awaiting the summit clash between the top two ranked sides. Senior players like Pujara, Rahane, Ashwin, who only play test match cricket, have compared the WTC Final to be an equivalent of a World Cup Final. No doubt players from both the sides will look to give their 100 percent when they take the field. For now, we’ll have a look at a few of the match ups that we can expect from the match -