Michael Vaughan
Michael Vaughan is apprehensive about England's chances of beating India in the five-match Test series

Former England captain Michael Vaughan has taken a jibe at Virat Kohli over his recent call for a multi-game final in the next edition of the World Test Championship.

After India lost the WTC finale against New Zealand by 8 wickets at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton, Kohli suggested that a three or a five-match WTC final in the future would capture the essence of Test cricket much better than a one-off showdown.

“I am not in absolute agreement of deciding the best Test side in the world over the course of one game,” the 32-year-old said after the conclusion of the game.

“I think it has to be a hard grind and something that definitely needs to be worked on in the future to really — at the end of three matches, there’s the effort, there’s ups and downs, there are situations changing throughout the course of the series,” he added.

However, Kohli’s statement was not liked by Vaughan.

Taking to his official Twitter handle, the 46-year-old wrote, “Where in the schedule would it fit in ?? Is the IPL going to reduce the year of the final tournament by 2 weeks so it could fit in? Doubt it. Finals are one-off games where teams/individuals know they have to deliver. That’s what makes them so great.”

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