India seals a spot in WTC Final; to face New Zealand on June 18

The Virat kohli-led Team India on Saturday qualified for the inaugural edition of the ICC World Test Championship (WTC) final after they outclassed England by an innings and 25 runs in the fourth and final Test at the Narendra Modi stadium in Motera.

India will now face New Zealand in the WTC final in June.

After taking a healthy lead of 160 runs, India bowled out the Joe Root-led England side for 135 to seal a thumping victory. Meanwhile India also won the series 3-1.

Significantly, India needed just a draw to reach the WTC final however, a win means they qualified for the WTC final in top spot with 490 points.

Overall, the Kohli-led side has registered 12 wins from 17 Tests, lost four and played a draw in the competition.

New Zealand had already qualified for the WTC final with 420 points from 11 Tests with 7 wins and 4 losses.

India will now take on the Kane Williamson-led side at the historic Lord’s from June 18.

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