MUMBAI: 5th day of the WTC final between the Kiwis and India at Southampton started late. The match started an hour later than expected as the outfield became wet due to rain. Team India were all out for 217 in the first innings of the match. New Zealand scored 101 for 2 in the first innings. Ross Taylor and Captain Williamson are at the crease. New Zealand scored 135 for 5 at the lunch break.

Varun is blocking every step of the way to the WTC final match taking place in Southampton. The game was canceled on the first day due to rain. The rain greeted the unexpected guest on the second day before the over quota was completed. The game ended early on the third day due to bad light.

New Zealand lost their fifth wicket in a match against India as part of the final of the World Test Championship. Senior pacer Mohammad Shami took two crucial wickets with an amazing bowling. Ross Taylor (11) and BJ Watling (1) were sent to the Shami Pavilion. Ishant Sharma, another speedster in the middle, outscored Henry Nichols. The Kiwis struggled, losing three wickets in a short span. New Zealand scored 135 for 5 at the lunch break.

The Kiwis lost the third wicket. Ross Taylor (2 × 4 off 11/37 balls) was dismissed for 63.1 overs by Shami. Shubhman jumped forward and caught the catch brilliantly. New Zealand lost the third wicket by 117 runs. Williamson (15), on the other hand, continued to run while Henry Nichols (1) came into the crease and took a single. The Kiwis were 123/3 in 64 overs. Still trailing by 94 runs in the first innings.

The Team India bowlers made a cosmic effort to take the wicket in the first session. The New Zealand players are playing Aachi Tuchi. New Zealand continues to score 117/2 (62.4) at the time of drinks.

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