WTC final: Jasprit Bumrah's rise has been rapid but Mohammed Shami has been India's No.1 bowler-Ajit Agarkar

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Former India pacer Ajit Agarkar has backed skipper Virat Kohli and pacer Mohammed Shami to extremity up arsenic the starring run-scorer and wicket-taker successful the upcoming WTC last against New Zealand successful Southampton.

 Ajit Agarkar. (Reuters Photo)

Mohammed Shami volition beryllium the highest wicket-taker successful WTC final: Ajit Agarkar. (Reuters Photo)

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  • Mohammed Shami has been India's No.1 bowler successful Test cricket: Ajit Agarkar
  • New Zealand whitethorn commencement favourites successful World Test Championship final: Agarkar
  • Virat Kohli volition beryllium the starring run-getter successful WTC final: Ajit Agarkar

Former India pacer Ajit Agarkar believes that Mohammed Shami has been India's No.1 bowler successful Test cricket and the Punjab Kings seamer volition extremity arsenic the highest wicket-taker successful the upcoming World Test Championship last vs New Zealand.

Agarkar pointed that Shami remains India's champion bowler contempt Jasprit Bumrah's accelerated emergence owing to the information that the conditions don't substance to the elder India pacer.

The Indian squad led by Virat Kohli has already landed successful Southampton and serving the mandatory quarantine period. Players person been sharing pictures of the Rose vessel which is disposable from their edifice rooms attached to the stadium.

"I deliberation Mohammad Shami volition beryllium the highest wicket-taker. I deliberation Bumrah’s emergence has been rapid, but to me, Mohammad Shami has been India’s fig 1 bowler, surely successful Test cricket and the conditions don’t substance to him," Ajit Agarkar said connected Star Sports amusement Cricket Connected.

Agarkar is of the sentiment that Kane Williamson-led New Zealand whitethorn commencement arsenic favourites successful the inaugural WTC last against India portion Kohli volition extremity up arsenic the starring run-scorer successful the acme clash. The all-important clash betwixt Virat Kohli's Indian squad and Kane Williamson's New Zealand squad volition footwear disconnected from June 18th and volition beryllium played successful Southampton.

"It’s a hard 1 to prime who is going to triumph it. I deliberation New Zealand mightiness conscionable commencement favourites successful this one. For the starring run-getter, I volition spell with Virat Kohli. I deliberation helium showed america what helium could bash successful England the 2nd clip helium toured adjacent nether hard conditions and he’d privation to beryllium the antheral to basal up for India," Agarkar added.

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