Australia continues to dominate the World Cup, and Indian hearts are breaking

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Australia continued their dominance within the World Cup finals after profitable a file sixth title on the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad on Sunday, November 19, dealing one other blow to the Indian cricket staff and its followers who’ve lengthy been ready for an ICC occasion trophy as soon as once more. India final gained the ICC event ten years in the past in 2013, when MS Dhoni’s males lifted the Champions Trophy.

What occurred within the India-Australia ultimate?

Australia, by no means a title contender, stored preventing and profitable, discovering a unprecedented champion in each match. Within the ultimate had been the tempo trio of Mitchell Starc, captain Pat Cummins and Josh Hazlewood. They had been taken to the cleaners early on by Rohit Sharma, however afterward, Starc used reverse swing to nice impact. Cummins together with spinners Adam Zampa and Glenn Maxwell put strain on KL Rahul and Virat Kohli as India misplaced three wickets in fast succession.

Ultimately, India may solely get 240 factors total out of fifty factors. Chasing an under-par goal on a sluggish pitch, Australia misplaced three fast wickets early. However as a result of they knew the aim, Travis Head modified his recreation and tailored to the situations to remain on the sphere. Then he used the dew issue and reached a superb hundred. He managed to convey his staff dwelling with Marnus Labuschagne, who additionally reached his fifty.

The await the India Cup prolonged

India have now reached the semi-finals or finals of three ODI World Cups, two World Take a look at Championships and three T20 World Cups within the final 10 years. Add to that the loss within the 2017 Champions Cup, and there have been 9 events the place the staff has did not elevate the trophy ultimately.

Shami and Virat are on the high of the charts

Virat Kohli, with 762 runs, topped the checklist of all-time winners within the 2023 World Cup and gained the Golden Bat. India additionally bagged the Ballon d’Or as Mohammed Shami completed as the highest wicket-taker with 24 wickets in simply seven matches.

Australia take the lead within the knockout match towards India

This was the fifth assembly within the World Cup qualifiers between the 2 groups. After profitable the 2003 ODI World Cup ultimate, Australia misplaced within the 2007 T20 World Cup semi-final after which within the 2011 ODI World Cup quarter-final. India led 2-1 earlier than shedding within the 2015 ODI World Cup semi-final. Earlier than this ultimate the file 2-2, however with the win on this match, the knockout battle is now in favor of the Australians 3-2.

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