The 4th match of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 played yesterday between India vs Australia at MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai. In which India defeated Australia by 6 wickets.
TOSS- Australia won the toss and opted to bat.
Australia Innings- Australia batted first after winning the toss, and started the inning very well but the ending was very poor, the entire team was dismissed just for 199 runs in third ball of the final over. David Warner and Mitchell Marsh came to start the inning, the first wicket was dismissed very quickly just for 5 runs in 2.2 overs, Mitchell Marsh dismissed without scoring in just 6 balls, next batsman Steven Smith came to bat handled the inning and played a very brilliant half-century partnership of 69 runs with David Warner, the second wicket has dismissed for 74 runs in 16.3 over, David Warner dismissed after playing a brilliant inning of 46 runs with the help of 6 boundaries in 52 balls, followed by Marnus Labuschage came to bat and played well with Steven Smith, the third wicket has dismissed for 110 runs in first ball of the 28th over, Steven Smith dismissed after playing a brilliant inning of 46 runs with the help of 5 boundaires in 71 balls, next batsman Glenn Maxwell came to bat, after a few moments the fourth wicket also dismissed for 119 runs in 29.2 over, Marnus Labuschagne dismissed after scoring 27 runs in 41 balls, next batsman Alex Carey came to bat and he was dismissed just in 2 balls without scoring as fifth wicket in 29.4 over, the team score was 119 runs, next batman Cameron Green came to bat and he was good strike rotate with Glenn Maxwell, the sixth wicket has dismissed for 140 runs in 35.5 over, Glenn Maxwell dismissed for 15 runs in 25 balls, next batsman Pat Cummins came to bat, meanwhile the seventh wicket also dismissed for 140 runs in 36.2 over, Cameron Green dismissed just for 8 runs in 20 balls, followed by Mitchell Starc came to bat and he played well with Pat Cummins, the 8th wicket has dismissed for 165 runs in 42.2 over, Pat Cummins dismissed for 15 runs in 24 balls, next batsman Adam Zampa came to bat and he good strike roatate with Mitchell Starc, the 9th wicket has dismissed for 189 runs in 48.2 over, Adam Zampa dismissed just for 6 runs in 20 balls, next batmsan Josh Hazlewood came to bat and played few a few while with Mitchell Starc, the 10th and final wicket has dismissed for 199 runs in third ball of the fianl over, Mitchell Starc dismissed after scoring 28 runs with the help of 1 six and 2 boundaries in 35 balls, and Josh Hazlewood was remains unbetean for 1 run 1 ball. In this way, the entire team all-out just for 199 runs in 49.3 overs and set a target of 200 runs for India.
Indian bowlers- Ravindra Jadeja performed very brilliant bowling took 3 wickets just for 28 runs in his spell, Jasprit Bumrah 2 wickets just for 35 runs in his spell, Ravichandran Ashwin 1 wicket just for 34 runs in his spell, Mohammad Siraj 1 wicket for 26 runs in 6.3 overs, and Hardik Pandya 1 wicket for 28 runs in 3 overs.
Indian Innings- India chasing 200 runs in the second inning achieved the target very easily for the loss of just 4 wickets in the second ball of the 42nd over. India started the inning very poorly and lost 3 wickets very quickly, after that Virat Kohli and KL Rahul handled the inning. Rohit Sharma and Ishan Kishan came to start the inning, the first wicket has dismissed just for 1 runs in the fourth ball of the inning, Ishan Kishan dismissed without scoring in just 1 ball, next batsman Virat Kohli came to bat, meanwhile the second wicket also dismissed just for 2 runs in 1.3 overs, Rohit Sharma dismissed without scoring in just 6 balls, followed by Shreyas Iyer came to bat and he dismissed without scoring in just 3 balls as third wicket in last ball of the 2nd over, followed by KL Rahul came to bat handled the inning and played a very brilliant century and a half-century partnership of 163 runs in 37.4 overs, the fourth wicket has dismissed for 167 runs in 37.4 overs, Virat Kohli dismissed after playing a very brilliant half-century inning of 85 runs with the help of 6 boundaries in 116 balls, next batsman Hardik Pandya came to bat and he remained unbeaten for 11 runs in 8 balls with KL Rahul, and KL Rahul played a very brilliant unbeaten half-century and a victory inning of 97 runs with the help of 2 sixes and 8 boundaires in just 115 balls. In this way, India chased the target very easily for the loss of just 4 wickets in 41.2 overs and won the match by 6 wickets.
Australia bowlers Josh Hazlewood performed very brilliant bowling took 3 wickets just for 38 runs in 9 overs, Mitchell Starc 1 wicket for 31 runs in 8 overs, Adam Zampa was wicketless for 53 runs in 8 overs, Pat Cummins wicketless for 33 runs in 6.2 overs, and Cameron Green also wicketless for 11 runs in 2 overs.
PLAYER OF THE MATCH- Indian batsman KL Rahul was selected as the player of the match, he played a very brilliant unbeaten half-century and a victory inning of 97 runs with the help of 2 sixes and 8 boundaires in just 115 balls.
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