Australia have gained the Cricket World Cup for a record-extending sixth time, ending India’s dominant run in its house match with a six-wicket victory in a low-scoring last on the again of Travis Head’s 137.
A closely partisan crowd contained in the 132,000-capacity Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad, India was silenced as Head, the participant of the match, mixed with Marnus Labuschagne (58 not out) in a 192-run partnership to chase down the goal of 241.
“Not in 1,000,000 years did I feel that might occur,” Head stated as his teammates celebrated their victory towards an India facet who had stormed into the ultimate as the one unbeaten facet of the match.
“What an incredible day. I’m simply thrilled to be part of it.”
The Indians, led by skipper Rohit Sharma, gained all 10 of their matches earlier than the ultimate and had been in search of a 3rd trophy of their fourth look in a title match that introduced a rustic of 1.4 billion folks to a digital standstill.
India, regardless of their huge riches, are and not using a world title for the reason that 2013 Champions Trophy.
“Rohit Sharma was in all probability the unluckiest man on the planet,” stated Head.
Australia completed the 2023 match with a run of 9 straight wins, after beginning with back-to-back defeats to India and South Africa. India gained the World Cup in 1983 and 2011. Its final main success was profitable the Worldwide Cricket Council (ICC) Champions Trophy in 2013.