High Lights :
“Travis Head’s Epic Century Propels Australia to Victory in World Cup Final”
“Virat Kohli Crowned ‘Player of the Tournament’ as Australia Claims World Cup Title”
“Mohammed Shami Leads Wicket-taking Charts as India Falls Short in World Cup Final”
Ahmadabad: Australia emerged victorious in the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup, triumphantly defeating India by six wickets in the final held at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. The Australians accomplished the target of 241 runs in 43 overs, with four wickets lost, courtesy of an exceptional century knock by Travis Head. His gritty innings of 137 earned him the well-deserved Player of the Match title.
In the first innings, India set a total of 240 runs in the allotted 50 overs. Noteworthy performances came from Virat Kohli and K L Rahul, who both achieved half-centuries. Rahul contributed 66 runs, while Kohli scored 54 runs. Captain Rohit Sharma also played a vital role with a quickfire 47.
Acknowledging his outstanding contributions throughout the tournament, Virat Kohli was honored with the prestigious “Player of the Tournament” title. Kohli’s exceptional batting display resulted in him accumulating a record-breaking 765 runs in 11 innings, setting a new record for the highest runs scored by a batsman in a single edition of the World Cup. Additionally, Mohammed Shami claimed the title of the leading wicket-taker, having scalped an impressive 24 wickets in seven matches.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi extended his congratulations to the Australian team for their commendable performance and ultimate victory. In a social media post, Mr. Modi praised their overall display throughout the tournament.
He also recognized Travis Head for his remarkable game-changing innings.
Furthermore, the Prime Minister lauded Team India, highlighting their talent, determination, and the immense pride they brought to the nation through their spirited play in the World Cup.