New Delhi. Team India is still a little behind Australia in the final of the World Test Championship. Australia has scored 123 runs for 4 wickets in the second innings. His total lead has become 296 runs. There is still 2 days of play left in the match. The Kangaroo team had scored 469 runs in the first innings. In response, Team India was able to score 296 runs on the basis of half-centuries of Ajinkya Rahane and Shardul Thakur. This match is being played at The Oval ground in England. There is a possibility of rain here for the next 2 days. In such a situation, will Team India benefit from the rain, let us tell you.
According to Metoffice, there is a possibility of rain from 1 to 3 pm on Saturday. During this, there is a possibility of strong thunderstorms. This may affect the game. Similarly, on Sunday, June 11, it will be cloudy from 2 pm to 6 pm and it may rain. If full overs cannot be bowled due to rain, the reserve day will be used. On June 12, a reserve day has been kept by the ICC for the final.
Fast bowlers benefit from rain
If it rains or it is cloudy then it gives advantage to the fast bowlers. Australia’s lead has increased to almost 300 runs. If the team does not get all out today, then it can give batting to Team India in the last session. In such a situation, his 4 fast bowlers Mitchell Starc, Pat Cummins, Scott Boland and Cameron Green can become a threat to the Indian batsmen. Even in 2021, the result of the final of the World Test Championship was declared on the sixth reserve day itself.
Australia’s fast bowlers got 9 wickets in India’s first innings. Where captain Pat Cummins took maximum 3 wickets, Mitchell Starc, Cameron Green and Scott Boland got 2-2 wickets. One wicket was taken by off-spinner Nathan Lyon.
FIRST PUBLISHED : June 10, 2023