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India vs Australia, WTC Final 2023, Live Updates: David Warner and Usman Khawaja have started the proceedings for Australia on Day 1 of the World Test Championship. On the other hand, India bowlers are eyeing some quick wickets in order to get an upper hand in the game. India skipper Rohit Sharma won the toss opted to bowl against Australia in the World Test Championship final at The Oval on Wednesday. India have benched their star all-rounder Ravichandran Ashwin and have gone with Ravindra Jadeja as their only spinner. (Live Scorecard)
Here are the Live Updates of Day 1 of the World Test Championship Final match between India and Australia, straight from The Oval:
IND vs AUS WTC Final: Shami bowls maiden
Australia are off to a cautious start against India as Mohammed Shami bowls a maiden over. Openers David Warner and Usman Khawaja are eyeing some boundaries as Australia aim to gain some momentum.
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IND vs AUS WTC Final: We are underway
The Day 1 of the World Test Championship final match between India and Australia begins David Warner and Usman Khawaja opening for Australia. On the other hand, Mohammed Shami will be bowling the first over for India.
IND vs AUS WTC Final: India dawn black armbands
Team India is wearing black armbands in solidarity towards the victims of the horrific train accident in Odisha’s Balashore. A minute of silence has also been observed.
IND vs AUS WTC Final: Australia’s Playing XI
Australia (Playing XI): David Warner, Usman Khawaja, Marnus Labuschagne, Steven Smith, Travis Head, Cameron Green, Alex Carey(w), Pat Cummins(c), Mitchell Starc, Nathan Lyon, Scott Boland
IND vs AUS WTC Final: India’s Playing XI
India (Playing XI): Rohit Sharma(c), Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane, Srikar Bharat(w), Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Umesh Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Mohammed Siraj
IND vs AUS WTC Final: Here’s what Pat Cummins said at the toss
We would have bowled as well. Hopefully day four and five, there’s a bit of spin. You think it suits his bowling, he’ll be a key weapon. We’ve been here for about 10 days. Pretty fresh, weather has been nice, we haven’t missed a session, feeling good.
IND vs AUS WTC Final: Here’s what Rohit Sharma said at the toss
We are going to bowl. The conditions and also the weather being overcast. The pitch won’t change too much. Four seamers and one spinner. The spinner is Jadeja. It’s always tough (to leave Ashwin), he’s been a match-winner. He (Rahane) brings a lot of experience, he’s played 80-odd Tests.
IND vs AUS WTC Final: India win toss. opt to bowl
India skipper Rohit Sharma won the toss and opted to bowl against Australia in the World Test Championship final.
IND vs AUS WTC Final: India’s Predicted XI
Here’s what we think could be India’s Predicted XI against Australia in the WTC final. Read here.
IND vs AUS WTC Final: Live streaming
Here’s where you can watch the WTC final match between India and Australia, live. Read here.
IND vs AUS WTC Final: Crucial match for India
As The Oval gears up to host its first ever Test in June in its 143-year existence, India are heading into the unknown and face a couple of key selection calls that might decide the fate of the game.
IND vs AUS WTC Final: India aim to end their ICC trophy jinx
India have been the most consistent side over the past two WTC cycles and also reached knockout phases of major white-ball tournaments over the last 10 years but a trophy has eluded them. The last major ICC trophy India won was way back in 2013 when it bagged the Champions Trophy in England.
IND vs AUS WTC Final: Hello
Hello and welcome to our live coverage of Day 1 of the World Test Championship final match between India and Australia, straight from The Oval. Stay tuned for all the live updates.
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