In IPL 2023, openers Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane, Mohammed Shami and Mohammed Siraj have done exceptionally well for their respective teams.
After the end of the Indian Premier League 2023 (IPL 2023), now is the time to turn to international cricket. The final of the World Test Championship (WTC Final) will be played between India and Australia from June 7 to June 11. Some players of Team India including Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli have reached England. He also started sweating it out in the nets. The Rohit Sharma-led team has some players who have done exceptionally well in IPL 2023. If these players perform like this at the Oval, then the ICC trophy will come to India after 10 years.
Team India won the ICC Champions Trophy in 2013. The drought has continued since then. The team became the champion under the leadership of Mahendra Singh Dhoni. The team became champion in England itself. In IPL 2023, openers Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane, Mohammed Shami and Mohammed Siraj have done exceptionally well for their respective teams. Although; The format will be different, but T20, ODI and Test doesn’t matter if the form is good.
Shubman Gill – The year 2023 has been great so far for the opener of Gujarat Titans and Team India. In IPL 2023, he scored 3 centuries and won the Orange Cap with 890 runs. Earlier, he had scored a century in Test cricket, T20 cricket and ODI cricket. His form in the WTC final will be crucial for Team India.
Virat Kohli – Virat Kohli performed brilliantly in IPL 2023. He scored centuries in the last two matches of Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in the league stage. Although; The team did not reach the playoffs. He scored 639 runs in 14 matches. Earlier, he had scored a century in the last match of the Test series against Australia. His performance in ODI cricket was excellent.
Ajinkya Rahane – Ajinkya Rahane performed in IPL 2023 for Chennai Super Kings. Scored 326 runs in 14 matches at an average of 32.60 and a strike rate of 172.49. Earlier, he had performed brilliantly in domestic cricket. He scored 634 runs in 11 innings of 7 matches for Mumbai at an average of 57.63. During this, he scored 2 centuries and 1 half-century. This performance led to his return to Team India.
Mohammed Shami – In the absence of Jasprit Bumrah Mohammed Shami will lead the pace attack in the WTC final. The right-arm fast bowler has done exceptionally well in IPL 2023. He won the Purple Cap in his name. He took 28 wickets in 17 matches.
Mohd Siraj Siraj performed brilliantly for Royal Challengers Bangalore. He took 19 wickets in 14 matches. Siraj’s performance in England will be very important for Team India. He did brilliantly on the last England tour. If he bowls well in the WTC final, Australia’s condition is bound to deteriorate.