WTC Final: With which playing XI will India win against Australia, Mohammad Kaif excludes KS Bharat
WTC Final 2023: With which team under the captaincy of Rohit Sharma can the Indian Test team win against Australia? Kaif told.
WTC Final 2023 Ind vs Aus: The Indian cricket team under the captaincy of Rohit Sharma will play the final match of the World Test Championship against Australia just after the IPL 2023 final. For this final match, some players of Team India have reached London and have started preparations. Although some players will reach London after the IPL final, but before that former Indian cricket team batsman and best fielder Mohd. Kaif picked his favorite playing XI and also said that this team has the power to beat Australia.
Mo. Kaif, while answering a question during Instagram Live, selected the playing XI of the Indian team for the World Test Championship. He talked about choosing either R Ashwin and Shardul Thakur in his team. However, he also said that it would be in the interest of the Indian team to prefer R Ashwin over Shardul Thakur in the playing XI.
Mo. Kaif picked skipper Rohit Sharma and Shubman Gill as openers in his playing XI, while keeping experienced batsman Cheteshwar Pujara at number three, who was already playing in the County Test Championship there and captaining the Sussex team. Pujara is in good form and has adapted well to the English conditions, which will certainly benefit India. Kaif’s team has star batsman Virat Kohli at number four, whose form was worth watching in IPL 2023 and the team will expect a big innings from him.
Kaif has Ajinkya Rahane at number five in his playing XI, while he chose not KS Bharat but seamer Ishan Kishan as the wicketkeeper-batsman in his team. At the same time, he gave place to the world’s best all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja in the team while also advised to include one of R Ashwin and Shardul Thakur in the team. Although he looked more in favor of Ashwin. There are three fast bowlers in his team. Siraj, Umesh Yadav and Mohd. Shami is also there.
For the World Test Championship, Mohd. Kaif’s playing XI
Rohit Sharma (Captain) Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane, Ishan Kishan, Ravindra Jadeja, R Ashwin / Shardul Thakur, Mohd. Siraj, Umesh Yadav, Mohd. Shami