he excitement for the World Test Championship 2023 is at its highest as both India and Australia are preparing themselves to lock horns in the summit clash set to begin on June 7, at the Oval, in London. It will be the second consecutive WTC final being played in England after India and New Zealand locked horns in the 2021 final in Southampton.
“These guys are experienced, and they shouldn’t get carried away (with the new ball). We all know it swings for 10 to 15 overs, so don’t give away extra runs in the first 10 to 15 overs as a fast bowler. (Early on) don’t get too excited if there is a bit of bounce as that is what the Australians want,” Wasim was quoted as saying by the ICC.
“This pitch normally favours teams from the sub-continent, but whenever we toured here… it was always at the end of August or start of September. This one is in June, the square is different, fresh square, and the ball is different altogether as a Dukes,” he added.