Day of destiny for India in World Cup final against Australia'Runs on the board': India captain Rohit Sharma (centre) with his Australia counterpart Pat Cummins at the toss. AHMEDABAD (INDIA) - India carried the hopes of billions of fans in the cricket crazy country and beyond as the unbeaten hosts headed into Sunday's World Cup final against Australia in Ahmedabad. But Rohit insisted Saturday: "Not many have played the finals, but like I said, playing for India is as good as playing any World Cup game because there's so much pressure. Australia are bidding for a record-extending sixth World Cup title, with Sunday's game their eighth appearance in the final. Their team includes several survivors from a 2015 World Cup final win over New Zealand in Melbourne, including opener David Warner, star batsman Steve Smith, all-rounder Glenn Maxwell and new-ball bowlers Mitchell Starc and Josh Hazlewood.
Source: Bangkok Post November 19, 2023 16:30 UTC