India obtained off to a successful begin within the ICC Males’s Cricket World Cup 2023. Whereas their first fixture was towards the five-time champions Australia, the Males in Blue ultimately registered a snug six-wicket win of their opening recreation of the match on the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. After bowling Australia out for 199, India discovered themselves in a little bit of a hassle once they misplaced 3 wickets for the rating of two runs. Nonetheless, they ultimately managed to chase down the entire in 41.2 overs, thanks majorly to a 165-run partnership between Virat Kohli and KL Rahul.
Whereas Kohli scored 85, Rahul made 97 and even obtained the Participant of the Match. Kohli, nevertheless, was awarded a specially-minted ‘Greatest Fielder’ medal. He took an excellent catch of Mitchell Marsh throughout Australia’s innings when Jasprit Bumrah produced an fringe of his bat with the brand new ball. Following India’s win, the Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI) shared a sneak peak into the dressing room celebrations on social media.
“📽️ BTS from the #TeamIndia dressing room 🇮🇳 A type of first 🥇 And one of the best fielder of the match award goes to….🥁 #CWC23 | #INDvAUS,” BCCI captioned the video.
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India will now tackle Afghanistan of their subsequent match earlier than they lock horns towards Pakistan in Ahmedabad on October 14. Indian opener Shubman Gill who examined optimistic for dengue and missed the conflict towards Australia, will not characteristic within the match towards Afghanistan both with the BCCI sharing a medical replace on October 9 (Monday). “He (Gill) will keep again in Chennai and will probably be beneath the supervision of the medical group,” anofficial launch from the BCCI learn.