New Delhi, Cricket Australia has announced its squad for the final of the World Test Championship to be held in June. The same Australian team will play the first two Test matches of the Ashes series against England. India will face Australia in the final of the World Test Championship. This match will be played at England’s Oval ground from June 7. India will play the final for the second consecutive time. He was defeated by New Zealand in the final of 2019-21.
According to ICC rules, the top two teams in the standings advance to the finals. In the points table of the World Test Championship, the Australian team stood first and the Indian team stood second. David Warner has also been included in Australia’s 17-member team. Despite a poor run of form recently, Warner has retained his place. Matthew Renshaw had a brilliant performance for Australia-A in New Zealand and earned a place in the squad.
Jaish Inglis and Alex Carey have managed to secure a spot as wicketkeepers. Todd Murphy, who performed well in India tour, has also been included in the squad. Apart from all-rounder Michael Nesser, spin bowlers Matthew Kuhnman, Mitchell Swepson and batsman Peter Handscomb, Cameron Bancroft failed to make the squad.
Fast bowler Lance Morris and Jay Richardson could not be selected due to injury. Morris suffered a back injury following the recent Border-Gavaskar Trophy in India, while Richardson is recovering from hamstring surgery. Mitchell Marsh last played Test cricket during the 2019 Ashes but has been in superb form since his return. Australia entered the final after 18 months of dominance in Test cricket. Here he will face India.
The 15-member Indian team for this match will be announced on May 28. Pat Cummins (captain), Scott Boland, Alex Carey (wicketkeeper), Cameron Green, Marcus Harris, Josh Hazlewood, Travis Head, Josh Inglis, Usman Khawaja, Marnus Labuschagne, Nathan Lyon, Mitchell Marsh, Todd Murphy, Matthew Renshaw, Steve Smith , Mitchell Starc, David Warner.SS1MS