performed effectively in AhmedabadIn the final match of the World Cup, Australia won their sixth title by six wickets against India, one of the best teams of the tournament. The win was due to a brilliant bowling performance from Mitchell Starc, who took important wickets along with a very good spell from Pat Cummins. In the batting department, Travis Head scored a century and Marnus Labuschagne added a slow half-century, helping to win the match by six wickets.
Talking about the final game, the Kangaroos captain won the toss and decided to bowl first. Rohit gave a good start, but in the fifth over, Gill lost his wicket to Starc for the third time in four innings. After that, Rohit was again in the mood to tackle the boundary, but Maxwell dismissed Rohit on the score of 47. Shreyas Iyer was out early after scoring just four runs. After this, Kohli and Rahul made a slow but solid partnership of 67 runs. Pat Cummins bowled out Kohli for 54 runs. Jadeja also got out early after scoring only nine runs. Starc returned to take Rahul’s wicket and Rahul was out after scoring 66 runs. In the end, Surya made a good contribution of 240 runs by scoring 18 runs. In bowling, Starc took three wickets and Hazlewood and Cummins took two wickets each.
In Australia’s batting also, three wickets fell for 47 runs. Shami gave the first success by dismissing Warner for only seven runs. Bumrah then took two wickets of Marsh and Smith, who scored 15 runs and four runs respectively. After that, Travis Head and Marnus Labuschagne made a huge partnership of 192 runs, which led to Australia’s victory. In the end Maxwell hit the winning shot and scored two runs. Travis Head won the Player of the Match award for his outstanding century in the final.
In the Men in Blue team, all the players from Rohit to Kohli to Shami gave their best performance in this tournament, including each of the 15 members of the team as well as the support staff and the coaching staff. One bad day did not change their dedication and hard work throughout the process from the first league match to the semi-finals, winning 10 out of 10 matches. Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma broke many records in this tournament. For his excellent performance in almost every match throughout the tournament, Virat Kohli won the Player of the Tournament award.
Meanwhile, here are some important stats and numbers from the final match of the ODI World Cup 2023 between India and Australia:
3 – Shubman Gill has been out three times in four innings against Mitchell Starc in ODIs. He has scored 38 runs in 45 balls against Starc, with all three dismissals coming within the first 15 overs.
1523-Rohit Sharma and Shubman Gill set the record for the second highest partnership runs in a calendar year in ODIs. The highest score of 1635 runs was scored by Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly in 1998.
597– Rohit Sharma scored the most runs by a captain in the World Cup edition in 2019, surpassing Kane Williamson (578).
87 – Rohit Sharma hit the most number of sixes against any opponent (i.e., Australia) in ODI against England, surpassing Chris Gayle (85).
597- Rohit Sharma scored 597 runs in 11 innings at an average of 54.27 and strike rate of 125.94. This remarkable performance included a century, three half-centuries and a total of 31 sixes in a single edition.
765– Virat Kohli (765) scored 765 runs at an average of 95.62 and strike rate of 90.31. This remarkable performance included three centuries and six half-centuries.
12 – Virat Kohli (12) scored the second highest number of half-centuries in the ODI World Cup, leaving behind Shakib Al Hasan (11). Sachin Tendulkar (15) has the maximum.
1795 – Virat Kohli (1795) scored the second most runs in ODI World Cup history, surpassing Ricky Ponting (1743). Highest by Sachin Tendulkar (2278).
5 – Virat Kohli (5) achieved the feat of scoring five consecutive 50+ scores in the World Cup for the second time, the first instance being in 2019. Furthermore, Steven Smith became the second batsman to achieve this feat, which is a remarkable feat. His World Cup performance.
334 – Virat Kohli (334) overtook Kumar Sangakkara (320) to score the most runs in the ICC final.
95.62 – Virat Kohli recorded the second highest average (min-500 runs) in a single edition of the World Cup. Kumar Sangakkara’s highest score was 108.20 in 2015.
765 -Virat Kohli scored the most runs in the World Cup edition.
23 – As a spinner, Adam Zampa took the joint-highest number of wickets with Muttiah Muralitharan in a single edition of the World Cup.
61.68 – KL Rahul has the lowest strike rate (minimum 50 runs) in an innings in World Cup 2023.
3/55 – Mitchell Starc recorded his best bowling figures in an ODI World Cup final. The previous match was 2/20 vs New Zealand, Melbourne in 2015.
104 Suryakumar Yadav has scored only 104 runs in his seven innings in the ODI World Cup, maintaining a poor average of 20.80.
7– Travis Head is the seventh player to score a century in the ODI World Cup final. Others are:
C Lloyd 102 vs Australia Lord’s 1975
V Richards 138* vs England Lord’s 1979
Aravinda de Silva 107* vs Australia Lahore 1996
R Ponting 140* vs Ind Joburg 2003
A Gilchrist 149 vs SL Bridgetown 2007
M Jayawardene 103* vs India Mumbai WS 2011
137 – Travis Head recorded the highest individual score while chasing in a World Cup final.
4 – Travis Head is the fourth player to be player of the match in the semi-finals and final. The other three are: Mohinder Amarnath in 1983
Aravinda de Silva in 1996
Shane Warne in 1999
3 – Mohammed Shami (24) holds the record for taking the third most wickets in a World Cup edition. The other two are Mitchell Starc (27) in 2019 and Glenn McGrath (26) in 2007.