Southampton: The final of the World Test Championship is being played between India and New Zealand in the Rose Bowl, Southampton. The fourth day of the World Test Championship final has fully washed out without any game due to rain.
Lunch has been taken at the Hampshire Bowl in Southampton after no play was possible in the opening session of day four. In-form Devon Conway was dismissed for a half-century (54) in 222 minutes off 153 balls including 6x4s. After that, the umpires decided that the light was not good to play further.
While batting first, on the third day, the Indian team was bowled out for just 217 runs. In response to which New Zealand scored 101 runs for the loss of two opening wickets till the end of the day. From here, India has a lead of just 116 runs.
The Indian team added 73 runs to their innings on the third day while losing 7 wickets. None of the batsmen could play a half-century innings from the Indian team. During this, Ajinkya Rahane played the highest innings of 49 runs, while Virat Kohli (44), Rohit Sharma (34), Shubman Gill (28), and R Ashwin (22) did the work of playing important innings.
India (Playing XI): Rohit Sharma, Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli(c), Ajinkya Rahane, Rishabh Pant(w), Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ishant Sharma, Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah
New Zealand (Playing XI): Tom Latham, Devon Conway, Kane Williamson(c), Ross Taylor, Henry Nicholls, BJ Watling(w), Colin de Grandhomme, Kyle Jamieson, Neil Wagner, Tim Southee, Trent Boult