Former New Zealand caput manager Mike Hesson has said that it volition beryllium absorbing to spot however India skipper Virat Kohli and his Kiwi counterpart Kane Williamson spell astir starring their teams implicit the people of the World Test Championship (WTC) final.
India look New Zealand successful the last from June 18 to 22 astatine the Ageas Bowl successful Southampton.
"Both are precise bully leaders and yes, some are antithetic successful styles of captaincy. The players privation to travel (them), which is simply a large motion for immoderate leader. Kane is much of a slow-burn successful the consciousness that helium likes to enactment unit implicit a play of time. Virat, connected the different hand, is perpetually looking for ways to enactment his broadside successful the driver's seat," Hesson told Cricbuzz.
"The WTC last volition beryllium a trial of captaincy for some Kane and Virat. As the wicket changes from time to day, it volition beryllium absorbing to spot however some Kane and Virat marque those small tweaks successful their strategies to enactment up of the game," helium further said.
Hesson said that the conditions successful Southampton volition marque it challenging for apical bid batsmen and helium is peculiarly funny successful however India's batters respond.
"I americium keen to spot however India's top-order fares against the swinging ball. The shot does a spot successful Southampton and arsenic the transverse breeze comes into play -- it tin beryllium a situation for the batsmen. How the Indian top-order plays the NZ pacers could determine the result of the WTC final," said Hesson.
India caput manager Ravi Shastri said that it would beryllium perfect if the WTC last was a three-match bid successful the future. Hesson said that specified a bid would beryllium upon a fig of factors.
"In this edition, we lone person 1 final. It volition beryllium absorbing to spot if ICC does opt for the best-of-three last successful the future. It volition beryllium connected a batch of factors specified arsenic venue, playing conditions and adjacent time," helium said.