Live Updates: ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023 Final – India vs Australia
In the much-anticipated final of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023, Rohit Sharma’s Indian team has taken the batting crease against Australia at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. The Men in Blue are aiming to set a formidable total on the scoreboard, considering the expected impact of dew in the later part of the match.
Rohit Sharma’s aggressive captaincy and Virat Kohli’s steady batting have been instrumental in India’s success throughout the tournament. The bowling department, led by the excellence of Mohammed Shami, has witnessed commendable performances from both pacers and spinners.
Australia, eyeing a record eighth final appearance, faces India for the second time in a World Cup final, with their last encounter dating back two decades to the 2003 World Cup. The contest was won by Ricky Ponting’s Australian side, securing a victory with a margin of 125 runs.
Weather Update in Ahmedabad:
The routine pre-winter weather conditions are expected to prevail in Ahmedabad on November 19. As India and Australia battle it out in the high-stakes final, dew is anticipated to play a role in the evening session at the Narendra Modi Stadium.
How to Watch Australia vs India Today:
The final match between Australia and India will be broadcast live on Indian television through Star Sports channels. Indian viewers can also enjoy free live streaming on the Disney+Hotstar app and website. Meta, the social media giant, has partnered with the ICC for World Cup 2023 coverage on platforms like Instagram, WhatsApp, Facebook, and Threads.
Rohit Sharma, after closely inspecting the pitch for the second consecutive day, noted a slight difference from the track used against Pakistan on October 14. The skipper anticipates that the pitch will be on the slower side.
Confirmed Playing XIs:
– Rohit Sharma (c)
– Shubman Gill
– Virat Kohli
– Shreyas Iyer
– KL Rahul (w)
– Suryakumar Yadav
– Ravindra Jadeja
– Mohammed Shami
– Jasprit Bumrah
– Kuldeep Yadav
– Mohammed Siraj
– Travis Head
– David Warner
– Mitchell Marsh
– Steven Smith
– Marnus Labuschagne
– Glenn Maxwell
– Josh Inglis (w)
– Mitchell Starc
– Pat Cummins (c)
– Adam Zampa
– Josh Hazlewood
Live Score Update:
Date & Time: November 19, 2023, 02:13:35 PM IST
India vs Australia Live: IND at 16/0 after 2.3 overs
Rohit Sharma sets the tone for the Indian innings, scoring 14 runs (14 balls), including two boundaries off Josh Hazlewood. The aggression continues with additional boundaries on the off-side and the leg side.
Date & Time: November 19, 2023, 02:06:16 PM IST
India vs Australia Live: IND at 3/0 after 1st over
Mitchell Starc opens the bowling for Australia, facing the opening pair of Rohit Sharma and Shubman Gill. Rohit Sharma contributes with three runs (6 balls) through two well-placed shots, demonstrating excellent fielding from the Australian side.