Ahmedabad: In a stunning display of cricket prowess, Australia won their sixth ODI World Cup trophy by defeating India by six wickets at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. This triumph adds to their previous victories in 1987, 1999, 2003, 2007, and 2015.
Breaking the hearts of over 1.4 billion Indians, Australia’s commanding performance left 130,000 home fans in awe at the stadium on Sunday evening. This victory solidifies Australia’s standing as the most dominant team in the history of the sport.
Opener Travis Head stole the show with a phenomenal 137 runs off 120 balls, guiding Australia to successfully chase down the 241-run target in just 43 overs. Marnus Labuschagne (58) played a crucial supporting role, helping Australia maintain control and secure the victory with 42 balls to spare. Glenn Maxwell sealed the win with his decisive batting.
Despite a shaky start and the loss of three crucial wickets in the first powerplay, Australia rebounded impressively. The strategic partnership between Head and Labuschagne ensured that Australia maintained dominance throughout the match.