New Zealand’s legend Sir Richard Hadlee says its difficult to call a winner between India and Kiwis in the WTC final

India and New Zealand will lock horns on June 18 at the Ageas Bowl, Southampton to battle for claiming the World Test Championship title. Both the teams who are considered to be one of the best in the world has kept it tight for the spectators to call a predicted winner. Kiwi legend Sir Richard Hadlee also finds it difficult to call a winner in the WTC final.

“Both the teams have high class batsmen so it will be interesting game to watch. It is too difficult to call a winner at this stage”, Hadlee stated. 

Hardlee is considered to be one of the greatest fast bowler all rounder in the cricket history. He is also a former chairman of the New Zealand selector committee. Wisden selected Hardlee a second greatest Test bowler of all time. Sir Hardlee took a total of 431 Test wickets in 86 matches. Hardlee was the first bowler to cross 400 Test wickets at an average of 22.29 icluding 3124 runs with the bat scoring two hunders and fifteen half-centuries.

However, New Zealand who is currently in UK and will be playing against England in a two match Test series prior to WTC final whereas the Indian team is been quarantined in Mumbai before flying to UK. India will also face England in a five match Test series after the Test Championship finals.

India currently stands on the top of ICC Test Team Rankings surpassing the Kiwis by just one point.

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