Today is the third day of the World Test Championship final between India and New Zealand. The second day’s play had to be called off ahead of schedule due to bad light. This World Cup of Test cricket is being played at the Rose Bowl ground in Southampton. After the first day’s play was washed out in rain, New Zealand won the toss and invited India to bat. The Indian openers made a cautious start and dashed the plans of the Kiwi team. Scorecard There is a chance of rain in Southampton for the third day as well. In such a situation, there may be scattered rain throughout the day and the sky will remain cloudy. Team India scored 146 for 3 in their first innings on the second day. On the second day, captain Virat Kohli 44 and vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane returned unbeaten on 29 at stumps. Earlier, opener Rohit Sharma 34 while Shubman Gill got out after scoring 28 runs. Cheteshwar Pujara scored 8 runs in 54 balls.
[Attribution to NBT]