The cricketing world is buzzing with excitement as we gear up for the grand finale of the ICC World Cup 2023, where two giants, India and Australia, will battle it out in the much-anticipated final clash on Sunday, November 19. Let’s dive into the details of this epic showdown at the iconic Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.
Under the captaincy of Rohit Sharma, team India has been nothing short of sensational in the ICC World Cup 2023. The Men in Blue have displayed unmatched form, marching undefeated through the tournament, winning all nine matches during the group stage. Their semi-final performance against New Zealand was nothing short of a cricketing spectacle.
Facing off against New Zealand, India batted first and amassed a colossal total of 397. Virat Kohli and Shreyas Iyer both slammed centuries, while Mohammed Shami’s incredible 7-wicket haul dismantled the Kiwi lineup, securing a convincing 70-run victory.
On the other side, led by the dynamic Pat Cummins, Australia has showcased remarkable form in the ICC World Cup 2023. The Men in Yellow clinched victory in seven out of nine group-stage matches, overcoming South Africa in the semi-finals.
In a semi-final showdown against South Africa, Australia’s bowlers dominated, restricting their opponents to 212. Despite a resilient century from David Miller, the Aussies successfully chased down the target, showcasing a team effort.
The stage is set for the ultimate showdown between India and Australia in the ICC World Cup 2023 final. Scheduled for Sunday, November 19, at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad, this battle promises to be one for the history books. The action kicks off at 2 PM IST, and cricket enthusiasts worldwide are eagerly awaiting the spectacle.
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According to weather.com, Ahmedabad will witness favorable conditions on Sunday, November 19. The temperature is expected to be around 33°C during the day and a pleasant 19°C at night. The sky is predicted to be clear with no chances of rain, ensuring that the encounter won’t be affected by the weather. Humidity levels are forecasted to be at 45% during the day, rising to 59% at night.
The Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad is renowned as a high-scoring ground, and the pitch report supports this reputation. In ODIs, the average 1st innings total is 237, while the average 2nd innings total is 208. With 32 ODIs played at the stadium, it has witnessed a near-even split between teams batting first and second, making it an unpredictable battlefield.