The final match of the World Test Championship between India and Australia starts on June 7. Also, Indian team captain Rohit Sharma and former captain Virat Kohli will make a special record in this match. The entry of both of them in this final match will mark a special record in their name. In this case, both these legendary players will surpass India’s most successful captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni.
In fact, Dhoni, Rohit and Kohli don’t top the list if we look at this record. Topping the list is the name of a legendary Indian player. So let’s find out which record Rohit and Kohli are going to break Dhoni’s record.
Yuvraj Singh tops the list
The player who has played the most ICC finals in the Indian team is none other than Yuvraj Singh. It has played in a total of 7 ICC finals including the 2000 ICC Knockout, 2002 Championship Trophy, 2003 World Cup, 2007 T20 World Cup Final, 2011 Final, 2014 T20 World Cup Final and the 2017 Championship Trophy. Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli and MS Dhoni are on the second position in this list. All three have played a total of 5-5 finals in the ICC so far. That means Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli can overtake MS Dhoni as they enter the final of the World Test Championship.
Player who has played most ICC finals for India
1. Yuvraj Singh – 7 Finals (2000, 2002, 2003, 2007, 2011, 2014, 2017)
2. MS Dhoni – 5 Finals (2007, 2011, 2014, 2013, 2017)
3. Virat Kohli – 5 Finals (2011, 2013, 2014, 2017, 2021)
4. Rohit Sharma – 5 Finals (2007, 2013, 2014, 2017, 2021)
5. Sachin Tendulkar – 4 Finals (2000, 2002, 2003, 2011)
6. Ravindra Jadeja- 4 Finals (2013, 2014, 2017, 2021)
7. Ravichandran Ashwin – 4 Finals (2013, 2014, 2017, 2021)
Ashwin and Jadeja can beat Sachin Tendulkar
However, if Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja enter this spectacular final, they can leave Sachin Tendulkar behind. Ashwin and Jadeja have played four ICC finals each. At the same time, Sachin Tendulkar has played four ICC finals. Jadeja and Ashwin are almost certain to play in the final. So it will be important to see if both of them can beat Master Blaster Australia. The last time these two played together was in the final of the World Test Championship in 2021. Also, this could be the final round of the World Test Championship for the second time.
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