India skipper Virat Kohli has landed in Southampton like the rest of the squad yesterday and today he posted a picture of his at the venue where the WTC final is going to be played. Kohli is also looking to break the drought of scoring an international century which he hasn’t scored since November 2019. He also hasn’t won an ICC trophy as a captain. This thing will also be playing on his mind.
The Indian team landed in England yesterday.
The Indian men’s cricket team arrived here on Thursday for the upcoming World Test Championship final against New Zealand and the subsequent Test series versus hosts England. The men’s team was accompanied by the women’s side which is touring England for three ODIs and as many T20s besides the one-off Test, starting in Bristol on June 16.
“Touchdown,” top-order batsman KL Rahul tweeted with a picture of the chartered flight in the background, confirming their safe arrival in London.
Upon completion of the quarantine period and subsequent COVID-19 test, the Virat Kohli-led men’s team will take on New Zealand in the maiden WTC final starting here from June 18. Following the WTC final, the men’s team will face England in a five-match Test series starting August 4 in Nottingham.
India are travelling with an extended 20-member squad for WTC final and subsequent series against England keeping the COVID-19 pandemic in mind.The women’s team’s tour ends on July 15.