January 22, 2022


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India v New Zealand head to head records, Squads and opinions from former cricketers


Team india is all set to play the world test championship final against New Zealand. This Epic is scheduled to play in Ages Bowl, Southampton starting from 18th of June. One reserve day is also scheduled if rain stops the plays.

India's tour of England

Test Number Test Date Venue
1 Test championship Final 18-22 june The Ageas Bowl, Southampton
2 India v England, 1st test 04-08 August Trent Bridge, Nottingham
3 India v England, 2nd test 12-16 August Lord's, London
4 India v England, 3rd test 25-29 August Headingley, Leeds
5 India v England, 4th test 02-06 September the Ovel, London
6 India v England, 5th test 10-14 September Old Trafford, Manchester

Read More : ICC have announced new playing conditions for test championship final

India’s Squad for WTC final

Rohit Sharma, Shubman Gill, Mayank Agarwal, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli (C), Ajinkya Rahane (vc), Hanuma Vihari, Rishabh Pant (wk), R. Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel, Washington Sundar, Jasprit Bumrah, Ishant Sharma, Mohammed Shami, Mohammed Siraj, Shardul Thakur, Umesh Yadav, KL Rahul (subject to fitness clearance), Wriddhiman Saha (wk ; subject to fitness clearance).

New Zealand’s Squad for WTC final

Kane Williamson (c), Henry Nicholls, Ross Taylor, Colin de Grandhomme, Rachin Ravindra, Will Young, Jacob Duffy, Daryl Mitchell, Mitchell Santner, Tom Blundell, Devon Conway, Tom Latham, BJ Watling, Trent Boult, Doug Bracewell, Matt Henry, Kyle Jamieson, Ajaz Patel, Tim Southee, Neil Wagner.

Read more : what if final between India and New Zealand ends in draw or tie ?

Head to head

First Bilateral Series was in 1955-56 which was Won by India.

Last Bilateral Series was in 2020 which was Won by New Zealand by 2-0.

Total series : 21

India won : 11

New Zealand won : 6

Drawn- 4

Possible winning percentage of both the teams

•India have 70% chances to winning the World Test Championship final
•New zealand have 30% chances to winning the World Test Championship final

What expert says on world Test Championship final

“Virat Kohli & Co should wait, not be over-aggressive in WTC final ” : Kapil Dev

“We can beat any side, anywhere” : Cheteshwar Pujara

“Our fast bowlers enjoy each other’s success” : Mohammad Shami

Umesh Yadav says “WTC is like a World Cup final for him as he is ‘uncertain’ about his ODI future”

“Kane Williamson up there with Virat Kohli, but doesn’t have 100 mn followers on Instagram” : Michael Vaughan