World Cup Final: India set victory target of 241 runs for Australia
India has set a target of 241 runs for Australia to win the final match of ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup ongoing at Narendra Modi Stadium.
Ahmedabad: India has set a target of 241 runs for Australia to win the final match of ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup ongoing at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. India could score 240 runs losing all wicket in 50 overs.
In the first inning, KL Rahul scored 66 runs in 107 balls, while Virat Kohli made 54 runs in 63 balls. Indian captain Rohit Sharma scored 47 runs in 31 balls. From Australian side, Mitchell Star took three wickers whole Josh Hazlewood and Pat Cummins took 2 wickets each.
During the match, batting maestro Virat Kohli etched his name in the annals of cricket history. The 35-year-old stalwart became the first Indian cricketer to achieve the remarkable feat of scoring fifty or more runs in both the semi-final and final of the same ODI World Cup.
Team India playing XI
Rohit Sharma(c), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul(w), Suryakumar Yadav, Ravindra Jadeja, Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Siraj
Team Australia playing XI
Travis Head, David Warner, Mitchell Marsh, Steven Smith, Marnus Labuschagne, Glenn Maxwell, Josh Inglis(w), Mitchell Starc, Pat Cummins(c), Adam Zampa, Josh Hazlewood