Virat Kohli will be India captain against New Zealand in the WTC Final.© BCCI
India’s first team goalkeeper Parthiv Patel believes that winning the World Test Championship (WTC) title would be “great” for Virat Kohli, who has so far denied the ICC Trophy. Parthiv Patel spoke on the Game Plan for the Star Sports show and gave his opinion on what the World Test Championship title would mean for Virat Kohli. “This is the latest format in Cricket and everyone wants to become a Test player and now there is the World Cup Championship. Now there is a chance for Virat Kohli, who has been knocked out of the ICC Trophy. India has led a pair in the ICC Championships, but this is great it would be a great feather in his cap, ”Parthive said.
India will play New Zealand from June 18 at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton to decide the first champion in the longest format.
The conditions of play confirm that the tie or draws will crown both teams as joint winners as well as the allocation of a Reserve Day to make up for lost time on the regular days of the Final which will be played from 18 June. 22. June 23rd due to reservation day.
The game will be played using the Duke Level Cricket balls.
Earlier this week, at a virtual press conference in response to an ANI consultation, Kohli said the WTC has great value.
“I agree. I think this (WTC) has a lot of value, especially being the first of its kind. It’s the toughest format as Ravi Bhai mentioned,” Parthive added.
“We are proud to play Test Cricket and the way we have progressed as a side is an example of what Test Cricket represents for us,” he said.
“So as a unit we all like the accumulation of hard work over the last five to six years, where we started to qualify as a level as a side and we are happy to take advantage of the opportunity to play in the Finals,” he concluded.
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