India vs. Australia in ODI World Cup final at Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad, on Nov 19.
Rohit, Kohli, Shami, and Bumrah for India; Warner, Marsh, and Maxwell for Australia.
Australia leads in ODI World Cup clashes; chasing likely to be favored on Narendra Modi Stadium pitch.
The cricketing world is buzzing with anticipation as Australia, the five-time World Champions, prepare to face off against the hosts and two-time World Champions, India, in the highly awaited final of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023. Set to take place at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad on 19th November 2023, this clash promises to be a battle of nerves and a culmination of a historic rivalry between the two cricketing powerhouses.
The stakes are high as Team India seeks redemption for past defeats, with the wounds of the 2003 ODI World Cup final and the 2023 World Test Championship final still fresh in their minds. The stage is set for an epic encounter, and fans are eager to witness the key battles that will unfold between players from both sides.
Key Battles to Watch:
1. Siraj and Bumrah vs Warner and Head:
Mohammad Siraj and Jasprit Bumrah, regarded as two of the best new-ball bowlers in the tournament, will face off against the formidable Australian opening pair of David Warner and Travis Head.
Siraj and Bumrah’s impressive record in the PowerPlay overs, coupled with Head’s explosive strike rate of 137 and Warner’s seasoned approach, sets the stage for a thrilling battle in the early stages of the match.
2. Virat Kohli vs Adam Zampa:
The clash between Virat Kohli, the tournament’s highest run-scorer, and Adam Zampa, the top wicket-taking spinner, promises to be a riveting contest.
Zampa, who has dismissed Kohli eight times in international cricket, will look to continue his form and challenge the Indian captain, who scored a brilliant 85 in their group-stage encounter.
3. Glenn Maxwell vs Ravindra Jadeja and Kuldeep Yadav:
Known as the ‘Big Show,’ Glenn Maxwell’s explosive batting will be put to the test against Indian spinners Ravindra Jadeja and Kuldeep Yadav.
Jadeja, who has dismissed Maxwell seven times in international cricket, and Kuldeep Yadav, with three dismissals, will aim to exploit Maxwell’s vulnerability to left-arm spinners.
As the cricketing world eagerly awaits the final showdown at Narendra Modi Stadium, the clash between these cricketing titans is expected to be a house-full spectacle, promising a nail-biting and closely contested battle for the coveted trophy. Cricket enthusiasts around the globe are in for a treat as Australia and India go head-to-head in what is sure to be a historic moment in the world of cricket.
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