WTC Final: Virat Kohli shares picture with top-order India batsmen, says 'the sun brings out smiles'

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WTC Final: India skipper Virat Kohli connected Wednesday took to Twitter and shared a representation with top-order India batsmen Cheteshwar Pujara and Shubman Gill.

India skipper Virat Kohli (Reuters Image)

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Virat Kohli has shared an Instagram representation with Cheteshwar Pujara and Shubman Gill
  • The prima brings retired smile: Kohli has captioned the picture
  • Afghanistan spinner Rashid Khan has reacted to the picture

Nine days to spell for the last of inaugural World Test Championship (WTC) and India top-order batsmen are each smiles nether the lukewarm sunlight successful Southampton.

Captain Virat Kohli took to Instagram connected Tuesday and shared a representation with opener Shubman Gill and team's prolific fig 3 Cheteshwar Pujara. "The prima brings retired grin @shubmangill @cheteshwar_pujara," Kohli captioned the picture.

Afghanistan spinner Rashid Khan, who was precocious named the vice-captain of the T20I squad, has reacted to the representation with occurrence emojis.

Courtesy- Instagram

The Indian squad arrived successful Southampton connected June 3 and checked successful their edifice rooms attached to the Ageas Bowl which volition big the acme clash versus New Zealand from June 18. Players person been continuously sharing pictures from the stadium.

Opponents New Zealand person besides arrived successful England and are presently playing a 2-match Test bid against England. The 2nd Test is scheduled to commencement connected Thursday, portion the archetypal Test astatine Lord's ended successful a draw.

There person been tons of speech astir New Zealand holding an borderline implicit India due to the fact that of their vulnerability to the English conditions with the 2 Test matches versus Joe Root's men up of the acme clash.

However, earlier boarding the formation to the UK, Kohli minced nary words and said India are "equal" to Kane Williamson's side.

"Conditions are arsenic potent for New Zealand arsenic they are for us. Conditions successful Australia should've favoured them too. It's astir however you look astatine things. If you privation america to deliberation that NZ volition person an vantage earlier boarding the flight, past it's that different we consciousness we are equal," Kohli had said.

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