Ahead of the much-awaited ICC World Cup 2023 final clash between India and Australia at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad, the Indian Air Force’s Surya Kiran acrobatic squad set the skies on fire with a dazzling aerial display. His aerial maneuvers astonished the crowd, adding to the excitement following the team’s pre-final practice session on Friday.
The Surya Kiran squad put up a stunning performance, maneuvering through formations that enthralled the crowd, who were eagerly awaiting the aerial show. Consisting of nine aircraft, this aerobatic team has an excellent history of giving awe-inspiring displays across the country. His track record is as impressive as any top batsman’s consecutive centuries, leaving spectators in awe of his aerial ability.
The Surya Kiran squad showcased its might with winning loop manoeuvres, barrel rolls and forming intricate shapes in the sky. The squad performed a rhythmic dance as they perfected their final preparations in Sunday’s session. The mesmerizing visuals of the rehearsal gained massive popularity on social media platforms, just as a cricketer’s spectacular boundary shots garnered widespread attention.
Here’s a glimpse of the spectacular air show:
In the final, Australia won the important toss and decided to bowl first.
In the ICC World Cup final, Australian captain Pat Cummins won the toss and decided to chase the target with an unchanged lineup. Dew seemed to be key in Cummins’ call to bowl first. Indian captain Rohit Sharma preferred to bat first when luck was on his side. Australia secured their place in the final by defeating South Africa by three wickets in the alternate semi-final match held in Kolkata.
India entered the group stage with ease and finished at the top with 18 points, winning every match. In the tense semi-final duel against New Zealand, India’s batsmen posted a strong total while crucial breakthroughs from Mohammed Shami eased the pressure. The Mumbai match ended with India showing its dominance on the field with a resounding 70-run victory.