WTC Final: Indian team pays tribute to Milkha Singh, players wear black armbands

The Indian cricket team wore black armbands in memory of legendary Indian sprinter Milkha Singh, who passed away on Friday night. Milkha died at 11:30 PM on Friday after a prolonged battle with COVID-19.

Meanwhile, New Zealand have won the toss and opted to field first. Team India has opted for two spinners in the game, whereas looking at overcast conditions, New Zealand has not included any spinners it the all important final.

New Zealand line-up

Tom Latham - Wicketkeeper batter

Devon Conway - Top order batter

Kane Williamson (c) - Top order batter

Ross Taylor - Middle order batter

Henry Nicholls - Top order batter

BJ Watling † - Wicketkeeper batter

Colin de Grandhomme - Allrounder

Tim Southee – Medium pace bowler

Kyle Jamieson – Fast Medium pace bowler

Neil Wagner – Fast bowler

Trent Boult – Fast bowler

India line-up

Rohit Sharma - Top order batter

Shubman Gill - Opening batter

Cheteshwar Pujara - Top order batter

Virat Kohli (c) - Top order batter

Ajinkya Rahane - Top order batter

Rishabh Pant † Wicketkeeper batter

Ravindra Jadeja – Spin bowling allrounder

Ravichandran Ashwin – Spin bowling allrounder

Ishant Sharma - medium fast bowler

Mohammed Shami – Medium fast bowler

Jasprit Bumrah - Fast bowler

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