India will battle against Australia in the second of the five-match T20I series at the Greenfield International Stadium in Thiruvananthapuram, on Sunday, November 26. The contest is scheduled to begin at 7:00 PM IST. Riding on outstanding performances from Ishan Kishan and Suryakumar Yadav, along with a rear-guard action from Rinku Singh, India secured a thrilling two-wicket victory in the first T20I. The Indian team will aim to deliver a comprehensive performance and secure a 2-0 lead in the series.
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The pitch at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad which hosted the ODI World Cup final between India and Australia on November 19 has been rated "average" by the International Cricket Council (ICC). ICC match referee and former Zimbabwe batter Andy Pycroft, however, rated the outfield as "very good". Australia had won the World Cup final after beating India by six wickets on a pitch which was slow and sluggish.
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The ODI Cricket World Cup 2023 final was a heart-break for the Indian cricket team fans. After 10 straight wins, the Rohit Sharma-led Indian cricket team was the favourites going into the ODI Cricket World Cup 2023 final against Australia. However, the Pat Cummins-led side save their best for the last and trumped the hosts in Ahmedabad in all department. They first restricted India to a below-par total and then reached the target with ease. PM Narendra Modi was at the venue and presented the Cricket World Cup Trophy to Australia captain Pat Cummins after the final.
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Hardik Pandya is a very important player in the Indian cricket team. The star fast bowling all-rounder provides a balance to the side like no other players can. He is currently among the top all-rounders in the world. However, the star all-rounder has been injury-prone too. He had a length injury break before making a comeback in the IPL and the Indian cricket team. In the recently-concluded ODI Cricket World Cup 2023, Hardik Pandya was supposed to play a crucial role as a finisher with the bat and the sixth bowling option.
Travis Head had a great role in Australia beating India in the ODI Cricket World Cup final. The star opener scored 137 off 120 balls as Australia chased down a 241-run target against India in just 43 overs. The win gave Australia their sixth ODI Cricket World Cup title. Travis Head finished the tournament with 329 runs in six matches and contributed with the ball too. However, former Indian cricket team star Ajay Jadeja was not amused when a fan during a YouTube live asked him whether Travis Head was a replica of Virender Sehwag.
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The ODI Cricket World Cup 2023 captured the imagination of a billion-plus people. The Rohit Sharma-led Indian cricket team's winning march at the Cricket World Cup helped the cause. With 10 straight wins, the Indian cricket team's performance made them the talk of the cricket world. Former Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli had a major role to play in Indian cricket team's good show. Virat Kohli scored 765 runs in 11 matches at and average of 95.62 to finish as the highest-run-scorer in the Cricket World Cup 2023.
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Australia all-rounder Mitchell Marsh had become a topic of major controversy for putting with his feet on the World Cup trophy during his side's post-match celebrations. Australia won a record-extending sixth World Cup title last month after beating hosts India at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. In a viral picture, Marsh was captured putting his his feet on the World Cup trophy as the team celebrated their victory. He was on the receiving end of some harsh criticism, with many even suggesting that Marsh had the trophy and the game by doing the same.
Australia started the ODI Cricket World Cup 2023 campaign with two losses but then as the tournament progressed, the Pat Cummins-led Australia gathered pace. So much so, that in the biggest match of them all - the final against hosts India in Ahmedabad - Australia brought out their A+ game to trump the Rohit Sharma-led side. The Indian cricket team was considered the favorites after a 10-match winning streak but Australia turned up the heat and won their sixth Cricket World Cup title.
Excess hype often leads to broken hearts and hence it is always necessary to strike a balance, legendary Kapil Dev said on Tuesday in context of India's six-wicket defeat at the hands of Australia in the World Cup final earlier this month. The 1983 World Cup winning skipper said that the Indian fans should refrain from creating too much pressure and treat cricket just as another sport.