WTC FINAL 2021 IND vs NZ Day 4 UPDATES: Day 4 play canceled due to rain, not a single ball could be bowled
WTC FINAL 2021: The final match of the ICC World Test Championship is being played between India and New Zealand in Southampton. Not a single ball could be bowled on the fourth day due to rain. The fourth day’s play had to be called off after incessant rain. This historic test match started on 18 June. Even on June 18, the toss could not be done due to rain, after which only 141.1 overs could be played on the second and third day of the match. The ICC has kept 23 June as the reserve day for this match. Looking at the current situation, it looks like this Test will be a draw, and India and New Zealand will be declared joint winners.
— BCCI (@BCCI) June 21, 2021
— BLACKCAPS (@BLACKCAPS) June 21, 2021
The first day’s play could not be played due to rain. On the second day of the match, due to poor lighting, the stumps had to be made prematurely, while on the third day also bad weather disturbed the match. Talking about the match, by the end of the third day’s play, New Zealand was 101 for two wickets. Team India has scored 217 runs in the first innings. In such a situation, New Zealand is now 116 runs behind India. Before the match, Dinesh Karthik has also given an update about the weather.
Not great atm 🤕 pic.twitter.com/8Cf9tOvNlw
— DK (@DineshKarthik) June 21, 2021