India vs Australia, Final (Image Credit- Twitter)

ICC Cricket World Cup 2023, India vs Australia Final: The final match of the ongoing Cricket World Cup between India and Australia was played today, Sunday, 19 November, at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. Let us tell you that in this match, Australia has won the record sixth World Cup title by defeating India by 6 wickets.

So, after this defeat, India’s dream of becoming world champion for the third time was shattered. It is noteworthy that the last time India won the World Cup was in 2011 under the captaincy of Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Apart from this, captain Rohit Sharma’s dream of taking Team India to the final under his captaincy and winning the World Cup was also shattered. So after losing the match, Rohit’s eyes looked moist.

world cup 2023 final India vs Australia, first innings status

On the other hand, if we tell you the condition of the match, the Indian team, after losing the toss and batting first, could score only 240 runs in front of the excellent bowling of Australia. Shubman Gill (4 runs) and Shreyas Iyer (4 runs) disappointed in the top order for India today. However, due to half-centuries of Virat Kohli (54) and KL Rahul (66) and innings of 47 runs by Rohit Sharma, Team India managed to reach a respectable score.

So if we talk about Australia’s bowling, all the bowlers bowled brilliantly and everyone got wickets. Mitchell Starc got maximum 3 wickets, while Josh Hazlewood and Pat Cummins got 2-2 wickets. Apart from this, Glenn Maxwell and Adam Zampa got 1-1 wicket.

On the other hand, when Australia set out to chase the target of 241 runs given by India, its start was not special. The team lost its three important wickets of David Warner (7), Mitchell Marsh (15) and Steve Smith (4) in the power play itself.

But opener Travis Head held one end and made the match one-sided by making a match-winning partnership of 192 runs for the fourth wicket of Marnus Labuschagne. Head played an important inning of 137 runs for Australia, while Marnus Labuschagne remained unbeaten on 58*.

Australia achieved this target easily by losing 4 wickets in 43 overs. On the other hand, if we talk about India’s bowling, Jasprit Bumrah got 2 wickets, while Mohammed Shami and Mohammed Siraj got 1 wicket each.

Also read- World Cup Final 2023: Google’s AI tool BARD declared Australia the winner even before the final started.

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