India lead the ICC Test Rankings with 3465 points while New Zealand take the second spot having accumulated 3021 points. On the World Test Championship table, India sit in the third spot with 42 points and a win percentage of 58.33.
Ajaz Patel, who was born in Mumbai, migrated to New Zealand at the age of eight. The 33-year-old off-spinner will play a crucial role in New Zealand's two-match Test series against India starting on Thursday.
Earlier, New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson had withdrawn from the three-match T20 international series starting in Jaipur on November 17 (Wednesday).
Chappell feels Test cricket will continue to survive but going forward it will remain restricted among traditional cricketing nations.
Defending 368 runs in the second innings, India bundled out England for 210 to take a 2-1 lead in the series with a game in hand
The senior pacer sustained a gash while trying to stop a drive off his own bowling in New Zealand's second innings during the World Test Championship Final
The WTC final against New Zealand will be held from June 18 in Southampton followed by the Tests against England from August 4.
ICC has earmarked an additional day for the World Test Championship final to ensure there is a clear winner
Reserve day to ensure full five days of Test cricket between India vs New Zealand, says ICC
Cummins, who played for Kolkata Knight Riders in the suspended IPL, however, refused to predict the winner of the final.
India and New Zealand will clash in the first World Test Championship final at Southampton from June 18.
The inaugural World Test Championship final between India vs New Zealand will have new playing conditions, including a possible sixth day
New Zealand are scheduled to play England in two Tests following which they will face India in the World Test Championship final from June 18.
New Zealand are playing two Tests against England at the Lord's and Birmingham before their World Test Championship final against India from June 18.
England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) and the ICC are permitting a crowd of '4000 people' for the India Vs New Zealand WTC final in Southampton
India and New Zealand square-off in the final of the inaugural World Test Championships in Southampton from June 18.
Since his back surgery in 2019, Hardik has not bowled regularly since his comeback and that has cost him a place in the Indian Test squad for the UK tour.
India dashed both England and Australia's hopes of making the final of WTC with their back-to-back series triumphs against the two teams earlier this year.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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