Cricket-Bowlers leave WTC final on knife edge

  • Cricket
  • Tuesday, 22 Jun 2021

Cricket - ICC World Test Championship Final - India v New Zealand - Rose Bowl, Southampton, Britain - June 22, 2021 India's Rohit Sharma celebrates taking a catch to dismiss New Zealand's Henry Nicholls off the bowling of Ishant Sharma Action Images via Reuters/John Sibley REFILE - CORRECTING ID

SOUTHAMPTON, England (Reuters) -New Zealand claimed a handy first-innings lead of 32 and restricted India to 64-2 on an absorbing fifth day's play in the final of the inaugural World Test Championship (WTC) on Tuesday.

Mohammed Shami inspired India's lion-hearted effort with the ball on day five to deny New Zealand a bigger lead in the low-scoring match.

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