London: Indian captain Virat Kohli and New Zealand captain Kane Williamson are tough rivals on the field but are also very good friends off the field. Kane Williamson feels it will be a great experience to go to the toss with Indian captain Virat Kohli for the final of the World Test Championship (WTC) to be held in Southampton from June 18.
Williamson desperate to toss with Kohli
When Williamson was asked about the ongoing rivalry against Indian captain Virat Kohli since the U-19 World Cup days in 2008, he said, “We have played against each other at different levels and competitions and we have played against each other at different levels and competitions. know very well.
Williamson told Indian bowlers to be the best in the world
Williamson said, ‘So in the final of the World Test Championship (WTC) it would be great to take the field for the toss with Virat Kohli.’ Williamson said that he is well aware of the strength of Indian bowling and their historic win in the recent series against Australia.
India tops test rankings
Williamson said, ‘India have a great attack. They are definitely a great team. We have seen their strength. We certainly got to see this in Australia. Williamson said, ‘His fast bowling and spin department is strong. They are a great team and are on top of the rankings which is correct.
There will be less grass on the Southampton pitch
Williamson said, ‘It is a great opportunity for us to face a best team in the final.’ Playing with Duke balls in different conditions and the possibility of rain are both on Williamson’s mind. He expects the Southampton pitch to have less grass before the final.
Roller can be run on pitch
Williamson said, ‘A little grass can be cut on the Southampton pitch and a roller can be run on it. I don’t know about the team yet. Let’s see how the circumstances turn out. We have seen rain every day so far. It is good to get experience of facing Duke balls in different conditions.