- WTC Final begins on June 7
- Both teams started preparations.
- Mind game begins ahead of mega event
The giants are building their own teams for the upcoming WTC final, but the Kangaroo management believes that India will make Ravichandran Ashwin a part of the XI for the mega final match. But the Australians are not confident about R Ashwin's play. India recently used three spinners in the Gavaskar-Border Trophy. In this, Ashwin (25 wickets) and Jadeja (22) took the most wickets. India won the series 2-1. Ahead of the Australia's net session at Cricket County in Kent County, Beckenheim assistant coach Daniel Vettori said the team management discussed India's bowling attack in great detail in the meeting.
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He said that we talked about this for a long time in the meeting and we are thinking about India's bowling attack, debating it. "I think India should play Jadeja in the WTC final because he balances the combination with his batting. Also, Jadeja has got good success at number six. "Then the question will revolve around the fourth pacer and all-rounder (Shardul Thakur) and Ashwin, but both of them are good options. However, Vettori believes that Ashwin may be forced to sit out due to the team combination.
"Ravichandran Ashwin is an unbelievable bowler. And of course he will be the first choice for most teams, but can sit out due to the team combination in the WTC final. Regarding the Oval pitch, the former Kiwi spinner said that we hope that the Oval pitch will behave the way it has always behaved. It's a good pitch, but as the match progresses, it can help the spinners.
Vettori also said that Cameron Green could play a big role in the final. Especially considering that Green has performed very well in the IPL. "Green is now ready to play cricket at any level. He is working hard and he is making sure that he is ready for the burden of bowling. In fact, green is ready for Test cricket. "Hopefully, the WTC final will be very good and exciting. The difficulty for some players is that they are coming without playing and it is a challenging situation. Now these players will have to adapt to the situation very fast.
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