Australia Clinches Sixth Cricket World Cup Title with Convincing Victory Over India
Kathmandu, Nov 20: In a thrilling final match, Australia secured their sixth Cricket World Cup title by defeating host nation India by 6 wickets on Sunday. Chasing a target of 241 runs set by India, Australia achieved the victory with 4 wickets down in 43 overs. Travis Head’s outstanding century of 137 runs and Marnus Labuschagne’s unbeaten 58 contributed significantly to Australia’s triumph.
India, having lost the toss, posted a total of 240 runs in 50 overs during their innings. Despite a strong start, India faced a formidable Australian team that displayed exceptional form throughout the tournament.
Australia’s journey to the title was marked by resilience, going undefeated in the last eight matches after initial setbacks. This victory adds to Australia’s previous World Cup triumphs in 1987, 1999, 2003, 2007, and 2015.
On the other hand, India, a two-time World Cup champion in 1983 and 2011, had to settle for the runner-up position for the second time in World Cup history. Their previous runner-up finish was in the 2003 World Cup. The tournament showcased the competitive spirit of both teams and left cricket enthusiasts eagerly anticipating future cricketing events.
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