India Qualify for the World Test Championship final as New Zealand beat Sri Lanka by 2 wickets
Team India Qualifies WTC SL vs NZ 1st Test: In the first Test match played between Sri Lanka and New Zealand, New Zealand won by 2 wickets. After the victory of the Kiwi team qualified for the final of the World Test Championship.
SL vs NZ 1st Test, Team India Qualify WTC: In the first Test match played between Sri Lanka and New Zealand (SL vs NZ 1st Test), New Zealand won by 2 wickets. The Indian team has got a big advantage from the victory of the Kiwi team. Team India qualified for the final of the World Test Championship after this victory.
In this match, the New Zealand team won the toss and decided to bowl first. Batting first, the Sri Lankan team scored 355 runs in the first innings on the basis of half-centuries from Kusal Mendis and Karunaratna.
After this, chasing the target, the Kiwi team scored 373 runs in the first innings on the basis of stormy innings of Darryl Mitchell and Tom Latham. At the same time, in the second innings, the Sri Lankan team gave a target of 285 runs to the Kiwi team for the victory due to the century innings of Mathews.
SL vs NZ 1st Test: New Zealand beat Sri Lanka by 2 wickets
In fact, in the first Test match, the New Zealand team defeated the Sri Lankan team by one wicket and took a 1-0 lead in the series. Along with this lead, New Zealand has eliminated the Sri Lankan team from the race for the final of the World Test Championship. Let us tell you that by winning 2-0 in the two-match Test series, Sri Lanka could have entered the World Test Championship, but after the defeat in the first Test, the dream of the team was shattered.
SL vs NZ 1st Test: Kane Williamson scored a strong century
Let us tell you that in the second innings, Kane Williamson played a stormy innings for the New Zealand team. He scored 121 runs in 191 balls, which included 11 fours and 1 six. Apart from him, Darryl Mitchell played a blistering inning of 81 runs in 86 balls, which included 3 fours and 4 sixes yesterday. During this, his strike reach was 94.18.
At the same time, Asitha Fernando took 3 wickets from the Sri Lankan team, while Prabhat Jayasuriya took 2 wickets. Apart from this, Kasun Rajita and Lahiru Kumara got 1-1 wickets.
SL vs NZ: Team India enters WTC final with New Zealand's victory
After the victory of New Zealand in this match, the Indian team has entered the final of the World Test Championship. After the match, there has been a change in the points of the Indian team in the points table of the World Test Championship. Before the match, India was at the second position with 60.29 per cent.
But after the victory of the Kiwi team in the Sri Lanka vs New Zealand match, there has been a change in the percentage of Team India. However, even after the results of the fourth Test match against Australia, the Indian team may see a change in the points table of the World Test Championship.