9.45pm Head was injured initially of the World Cup. Labuschagne wasn’t even in Australia’s World Cup squad within the first place. He solely made it to the squad after Agar was sidelined with damage. Each gamers have now performed starring roles for Australia within the last. Cummins was simply as superior, bowling cutter after cutter in a boundary-less spell on Sunday. He made the courageous name to bowl first after profitable the toss. His bowlers and batters then caught to their weapons. Oh and that catch from Head to dismiss Rohit. Australia have outbowled, outbatted, outfielded and outplayed India. Australia simply maintain doing Australia issues.
Siraj has tears in his eyes. Rahul crumbles to the ground. Rohit and Kohli are expressionless. Bumrah walks off the sphere tossing what appears to be like like water bottles to the ground in disgust. There’s a lot harm on the market. One other heartbreak for India, however they will nonetheless maintain their heads excessive. They had been the crew of this match – they racked up ten wins in a row – however they faltered on the last hurdle. Do follow us for reactions and the post-match presentation.
9.23pm Australia have carried out it. Australia win their sixth ODI World Cup title. They’ve silenced 100,000-plus followers in Ahmedabad. In 2023, they’ve received a Take a look at in India, they grew to become World Take a look at champions, then they retained the Ashes and now they’ve received the ODI World Cup. The celebrations start their of their camp. Absolute scenes in Ahmedabad.
Travis Head, Participant of the Match: What a tremendous day! Simply thrilled to be part of it. It is so much higher than seeing the World Cup on the sofa at house (on his damage). I used to be just a little bit nervous however Marnus performed exceptionally properly and soaked all of the stress. I felt the way in which Mitch [Marsh] took the sport on set the tone and that was the power we wished. It was an awesome determination to bowl first and the wicket obtained higher as the sport went on. It paid dividends and good to play a job. Once more, it’s one thing I work exhausting on and good to carry on and contribute in entrance of a full home. Positively third on the record (Ricky Ponting, Adam Gilchrist, Travis Head – Participant of the Match in World Cup finals) and good to contribute.
A teary-eyed Labuschagne: What we have achieved right now is unbelievable. It is the very best achievement I’ve ever been a part of. Simply to return to India… Ten from ten, with one to play – they have been the crew of the match. They’ve performed unbelievably. However you knew if we performed our greatest cricket, we had an opportunity. Our bowlers had been sensational, after which Travis placed on a hell of a show. It is nice to be part of it. I do know you guys know I am a person of religion, and imagine in God. The best way every little thing’s occurred is unbelievable to me. It is simply wonderful; I am misplaced for phrases. The quantity of occasions I assumed I am carried out – even final evening the crew did not get named till about 10.10 [pm]. Coaches went to the bottom – could be dewy, I could be out. I am very grateful to them for sticking with me. I haven’t got many phrases to clarify. Few months in the past, I wasn’t even in South Africa within the one-day crew; and to play 19 video games straight is really a miracle. I do not understand how; I give due to God for that.
Maxwell: It was a little bit of a slog (the profitable hit) but it surely feels wonderful. I kind of resigned to the truth that I would not should bat however Heady obtained out however what a win! It is a bit completely different whenever you’re watching Heady taking up Bumrah. Marnus soaked up the stress and was excellent. Heady together with his ball-striking was second to none.
Hazlewood: I believe it is larger than [2015 World Cup victory]. Nice crowd, Indian followers are second to none. Tonight, we put it collectively when it counts.
Warner: Our bowlers had been incredible and so they set the tone from ball one. The fielding once more supported that. Look, there was a little bit of nervous power within the dressing room, however incredible partnership between Heady and Marnus.
Smith: It is unbelievable and yeah it was only a nice efficiency. The bowlers set the tone and the fielding was nice this night. Took the sport on and saved taking part in to our strengths. Wasn’t the perfect begin for us, however we had the assumption. Thankfully, we had been ready to try this and Australia sometimes performs properly in these [big] moments. Large 12 months for us, additionally profitable the Take a look at Championship.
Starc: He [Cummins] was phenomenal and he has been phenomenal all match. It capped off an unbelievable eight weeks for this group. To win a World Cup in India…bloody profitable and bloody pleasurable.
Mitch Marsh: Pure emotion. Been right here – this group is unbelievable.