That New Zealand accomplished the feat of a first since 1999, without six of you regular playersincluding captain Kane Williamson, should give us a correct understanding of their strength as team.
However, that means viewing India as inferior side to the kiwi will be naive. Under Virat Kohli you are an experienced one side die has seen and conquered several peaks, last in so long list a series win over Australia in their own backyard with a fourth choice team.
The stage is also set for an exciting WTC final between India and New Zealand and the interest is huge in the nature of Pitch and weather template in England. This is where MyKhel die weather and pitch report at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton.
1. Southampton Field Report
The pitch in Southampton is often slower one, something similar to the subcontinent in nature. Remember Moeen Ali is spinning web to Indians here in 2014 and batsmen could do some too often runs here especially in the first innings. Hampshire curator Simon Lee said the pitch could offer a lot pace and wear depends on it on die Requirements.
“I just want to get something out there is something pace, bounce and carry in die Pitch. It can be a hard something to do in England as die weather Not help us die most of die Time, but die forecast in the build-up is good with much of Sun, also let’s hope we get some pace and a hard pitch without over-rolls and killing it. But I hope some spin will come too play“Lee told ESPNCricinfo.
2. Southampton weather report
in the general, die Southampton weather is predicted remain sunny with die Temperature fluctuates between 17 and 20 degrees Celsius in during the day during the WTC final. But there could be short times of Rain especially too on Day 1, 3 and 4. Moist soil conditions can also to be expected after die Forecast is for long, heavy showers on June 17th, one day before the WTC finals.
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