The Rohit Sharma-led Indian cricket group received every thing on its strategy to the ultimate of the Cricket World Cup however failed within the closing hurdle. A robust Australian cricket group clinched a record-extending sixth World Cup title by defeating India by six wickets. For India, their decade-long look forward to a serious ICC Trophy continued. After the Cricket World Cup closing, Indian cricket group captain Rohit Sharma admitted that they misplaced to a greater group. “The end result has not gone our approach. We weren’t adequate right this moment. We tried every thing nevertheless it wasn’t imagined to be. 20-30 runs extra would have been good, KL and Kohli had been stitching partnership and we had been taking a look at 270-280 however we saved dropping wickets,” Rohit Sharma stated after the match.
“When you have got 240 on the board, you wish to take wickets however credit score to Head and Labuschagne for placing us out of the sport, however I really feel wicket acquired barely higher to bat beneath lights. Do not wish to give that as an excuse. We did not put sufficient runs on the board. Credit score to these two guys within the center for placing up an impressive partnership.”
India’s goals of successful a 3rd World Cup title lay in tatters after an inexplicable meltdown noticed them crash to a six-wicket defeat towards an indefatigable Australia right here on Sunday, plunging the cricket-obsessed nation into deep mourning.
Australia thus received a record-extending sixth World Cup title, stretching their dominance within the match that began approach again in 1975.
Put in to bat, India ended up with a below-par 240 regardless of contributions from Rohit Sharma (47 off 31 balls), Virat Kohli (54 off 63) and Ok L Rahul (66 off 107).
Similar to his efficiency within the WTC closing towards India in June, Travis Head made a match-winning 137 off 120 balls as Australia chased down the goal in 43 overs.
Indian hopes had been raised when Australia misplaced three wickets for 47 however a 192-run partnership between Head and Marnus Labuschagne (58 not out) shut the door on the opposition.
Australia’s good bowling and fielding additionally went a great distance of their emphatic win. The dew within the night additionally made batting simpler on a sluggish and dry floor.
India, who had been the one unbeaten facet going into the ultimate after 10 wins on the trot, fell flat within the closing hurdle. Their final world title got here approach again in 2011 and their final ICC trophy was the Champions Trophy triumph in 2013.
India’s defeats within the ICC occasions over the previous decade embody the loss in 2014 World T20 closing, 2016 World T20 semifinal, 2017 Champions Trophy closing, 2019 ODI World Cup semifinal, 2022 T20 World Cup semifinal and back-to-back runners-up end within the 2021 and 2023 World Take a look at Championship cycle.
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