Despite rain spoils on days 1 and 4, the inaugural World Test Championship was an exciting clash. New Zealand was the winner of the World Test Championship, which was conducted almost three years later, and managed to defeat India by 8 wickets.
In the summit, the Indian batsmen let the team fall into confrontation with less than equal performances. The World Test Championship, however, has given the test cricket a new lease on life, which needed to be boosted in an increasingly rapidly overrunning limited format.
Being the opening edition it was a very special final confrontation, here’s the World Test Championship finale list of ‘The Firsts.’
First ball: New Zealand Tim Southee bowled to Rohit Sharma for the first ball of the World Test Championship Finals.
First Run: Rohit Sharma, Swashbuckling opener, was the first player in the WTC Final and wasn’t wasteful of time. On the first ball of the match, the initial batsman collected three runs.
First Four: The 34th ball was the first limit of the match as Shubman Gill pulled Trent Boult for a huge 4.
First wicket: Lanky First Wicket Kiwi pacer Kyle Jamieson had the first WTC finale wicket as he had the advantage of Rohit Sharma, who was in the slips edging the ball towards Southee.
First Five-Wicket Haul: The first bowler to claim a fifth truck in the WTC Final was Jamieson. The first entrances with 5/31 bowling characters were complete. While Mohammed Shami of India failed to claim the fifer and returned 4/76 after the initial innings in New Zealand.
First fifty: the first batsman in the mega clash was Devon Conway.. Devon Conway. Before Ishant Sharma rejected, he scored 54 runs. Meanwhile, Kane Williamson and Ajinkya Rahane were unlucky and lost half a century at j.
First Six: No premium batsmen struck the first maximum of the finale, but New Zealand pacemaker Kyle Jamieson struck the ball across the border. Over a long distance Jamieson smashed the ball as Shami was confronting his fury.
First champions: New Zealand defeated India by eight wickets to become the first World Test Championship champion.