Head dominated the Indian bowlers on way to a match-winning 120-ball 137 to help Australia complete a chase of 241 with six wickets to spare for a record-extending sixth title in the tournament that started way back in 1975.
ODI World Cup 2023 final: Head coach Rahul Dravid said that he felt sad to see the emotions flow inside the dressing room after India's defeat to Australia on Sunday.
Cricket's biggest prize is here. The 13th edition of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023 kicks off from October 5 and will go on till November 19, the first ICC World Cup to be entirely hosted by India. Ten teams will play a total of 48 games in 10 venues – Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Dharamsala, Delhi, Chennai, Lucknow, Pune, Bengaluru, Mumbai and Kolkata. Guwahati, Thiruvananthapuram and Hyderabad will host the warm-up games from September 29 to October 3.
Two time-champion (1983, 2011) and No. 3 ODI team, India has the home edge while five-time winners Australia and defending champions England are also favourites to win the cup.
The other teams include Netherlands, New Zealand, South Africa, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Afghanistan. Arch-rivals India and Pakistan play each other at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad on Saturday, October 14, their eighth meeting in this format.