World Cup 2023: India beats Australia by 6 wicketsCricket

October 09, 2023 14:22
World Cup 2023: India beats Australia by 6 wickets

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Another thriller from India. The early loss of wickets of India, 2-3 in the second over was a nightmare. Virat Kohli and KL Rahul became the saviours for yesterday’s match in Chennai. They kickstarted the World Cup with masterclass batting and gave India a six-wicket win by hitting 201/4 in 41.2 overs. KL Rahul was not out 97(115). Virat Kohli 85 (116) and Hardik Pandya 11 (8).

Indian Score Board:

Rohit Sharma – 0(6) – lbw b Josh Hazlewood
Ishan Kishan-0 (1)- C Cameron Green B Mitchell Starc
Virat Kohli – 85(116) – C Marnus Labuschagne B Josh Hazlewood
Shreyas Iyer – 0(3) – C David Warner B Josh Hazlewood
KL Rahul – Not Out – 97 (115)
Hardik Pandya – Not Out- 11(8)

Australia won the toss and decided to bat first. They made 199 (49.3 Overs) on the scoreboard – All Out leaving the target of 200 to India.

With this win, India is in 6th position in the ICC World Cup table with 2 points and 0.883 run rate followed by Australia in Seventh position. New Zealand takes the first position with 2 points and 2.149 run rate, South Africa in second position with 2 points and 2.040 run rate, Pakistan in third position with 2 points and 1.620 run rate and Bangladesh in fourth position with 2 points and 1.438 points.

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