New Delhi: The final match of the World Test Championship (WTC) between India and New Zealand (IND vs NZ) may be played at a neutral venue, but Virat Kohli-led Team India’s record on foreign soil during this championship was better than the Kiwi team. is.
Only Kiwi team has won at home in WTC
New Zealand played five series during the WTC period from 2019 to 2021, winning series at home against India, Pakistan and West Indies and making it to the WTC finals on points percentage basis. However, the start of the Kiwi team was not good in this championship. The Kiwis, captained by Kane Williamson, had a 1-1 draw in the 2019 series in Sri Lanka, while they lost 0-3 to Australia in the 2019-20 season.
India won many series abroad
India, on the other hand, had a good start and the team scored full points by beating the Windies at home. After this Team India defeated South Africa and Sri Lanka on home soil. India defeated South Africa 3-0 and Bangladesh 2-0. However, Team India had to face defeat in the Test series 0-2 in New Zealand in 2020. After this series, cricket activities came to a standstill for some time due to Corona virus around the world.
Includes historic win against Australia
After this, the Test series in Australia in 2020-21 was very important for Team India where they won the series by defeating Australia 2-1 at their home. India played three series away from home during the WTC period where they won two. For New Zealand, the England environment is the only thing that can benefit them. It is being said that the atmosphere in England is similar to that of New Zealand. Many former cricketers, including Brett Lee and Glenn Turner, have said that the environment of England can benefit the Kiwi team.