Team India will contest against the Australian side in the much-awaited WTC final 2023. Here’s a look at the WTC final 2023 date, time complete schedule, telecast channel, and squads of both Indian and Australian teams.
WTC Final 2023 Date & Time
India vs Australia WTC Final 2023 will be played from June 7 to June 11, 2023. WTC final match will start at 2:30 PM IST.
Squads for WTC Final 2023
Team India will miss the services of a few key players owing to injuries. KL Rahul suffered a hamstring injury during the ongoing IPL 2023 and hence has been ruled out of the WTC final. Shreyas Iyer has undergone a back injury and he too will miss the marquee game.
Team India’s regular keeper-batter Rishabh Pant met with a car accident and is yet to achieve match fitness. Speedster Jasprit Bumrah too was ruled out of the tournament as he is going through rehabilitation.
Rohit Sharma (Captain), Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane, KL Rahul, KS Bharat (wicketkeeper), R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel, Shardul Thakur, Mohammed Shami, Mohammed Siraj, Umesh Yadav, Jaydev Unadkat.
There were some question marks on Australian pacer Josh Hazlewood’s fitness as he missed most of the games in the ongoing IPL 2023. However, he has now been declared fit and is a part of the Australian squad.
Pat Cummins (Captain), Scott Boland, Alex Carey, Cameron Green, Marcus Harris, Josh Hazlewood, Travis Head, Josh Inglis, Usman Khawaja, Marnus Labuschagne, Nathan Lyon, Mitchell Marsh, Todd Murphy, Matthew Renshaw, Steve Smith (vice-captain), Mitchell Starc, David Warner.
Telecast Channel for WTC final 2023
The WTC Final 2023 will be broadcast live on various television worldwide, depending on the viewer’s location.
In India, the finals will be broadcast live on Star Sports Network, including Star Sports 1, Star Sports HD, and Star Sports Hindi. The final will also be broadcast live on Disney Plus Hotstar.
India – Star Sports Network
USA & Canada – Willow TV
UK – Sky Sports
Australia – Fox Sports
New Zealand – Sky Sports
Venue for WTC final 2023
The WTC final 2023 will be played at the iconic ‘The Oval cricket Stadium’ in London.
The winners of the WTC Final 2023 will be awarded $1.6 million and the runners-up will receive $800,000. In case of a tie or a draw, both teams will share the prize money, receiving $1.2 million each.