Kohli in first batch of players to leave for WTC final

New Delhi. Star batsman Virat Kohli is among the Indian players who will leave for England in the early hours of Tuesday for the World Test Championship (WTC) final against Australia in London. Kohli’s Royal Challengers Bangalore teammate Mohammad Siraj will also reach London on the same flight. The first batch to leave for England includes spinners Ravichandran Ashwin and Akshar Patel and all-rounder Shardul Thakur, besides a support staff led by Rahul Dravid. The WTC final will be played at The Oval from June 7 to 11. Sources in the Indian Cricket Board (BCCI) said, “The players will reach England in two or three batches.

The first batch will leave tomorrow morning at 4.30 am. The players whose teams have reached the playoffs of the Indian Premier League will reach England later. These players include Captain Rohit Sharma, Ishaan Kishan, Shubman Gill, Mohammed Shami, KS Bharat and Ajinkya Rahane. Test specialist Cheteshwar Pujara is already playing county cricket in England. Most of India’s players will turn up for the WTC final after playing in the IPL for two months, while only three of the players in the Australian squad for the crucial match were playing in the T20 league. India was the runner-up in the WTC in 2021. He will go on the field with the aim of winning the first ICC trophy in the last 10 years.

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