World Cup 2023 | Team India's journey: From first match against Australia to final showdown against Oz
World Cup 2023: And the countdown begins with the excitement is in the air for World Cup Final 2023 and cricket lovers can’t keep calm because after endless days and nights of suspense and wait, the eagerly anticipated Cricket World Cup Final 2023 is all scheduled to take place at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad between the arch-rivals India vs Australia.
With the excitement of World Cup Finale among cricket fans and lovers, the most stunning coincidence we all missed or ignored is incredible journey of ‘Men in Blue’ from playing their first ever match of World Cup 2023 series against arch-rival Australia and to World Cup Final again against Oz
An icey and calm partnership between Virat Kohli and KL Rahul helped India manage to secure a six-wicket victory over Australia at Chennai's Chepauk stadium to kickstart their ICC Cricket World Cup campaign with a win on October 8, 2023.
Chasing 200, India was off to a nightmarish start as they lost the opener Ishan Kishan for a golden duck to left-arm quick Mitchell Starc after being caught at slips by Cameron Green in the first over. India received a double jolt from Josh Hazlewood, as he removed skipper Rohit Sharma and Shreyas Iyer for ducks too. India was 2/3 in 2 overs and in deep trouble.
But the duo of Virat Kohli and KL Rahul displayed the composure required for such a scenario. Run by run, ball by ball, they rebuild the innings and with their splendid performance won match against Australia.
From India vs Australia’s first match on October 8 to last match on November 19, this astonishing similarity will make history worldwide.
The eagerly anticipated clash between arch-rivals India and Australia promises to be a spectacle of cricketing prowess, with both teams fiercely determined to make their mark in the tournament on November 19, 2023 at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.
Indian cricketer’s splendid and remarkable achievement so far stands as an inspirational tale for budding cricketers nationwide with the Indian team winning all matches including the semi-final, the summit clash promises to be an electrifying one as the Australian team is representing from the opposite side.
The Men’s Cricket World Cup is the culmination of national pride, memorable moments, cricketing heritage and an occasion to celebrate with others, perfectly packaged into one-day global showcase with the 10 competing nations.
If India win, it will be their country’s third World Cup title.
- With inputs from agencies