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Australia Seals ODI World Cup 2023, Virat Kohli Crowned Player of the Tournament; Check Out Award Distribution Deets

Australia won the CWC 2023, securing a victory over the Indian team by 6 wickets. Check out who won best player, best bowler and others.

Edited By : Malika Sahni | Updated: Nov 20, 2023 07:09 IST
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In a thrilling conclusion to the ODI World Cup 2023, Australia clinched the championship, securing a victory over the Indian team by 6 wickets. While Team India fell short of claiming their third World Cup triumph, their exceptional performance throughout the tournament was laudable.

Speaking of, owing to the extraordinary display with the bat, Virat Kohli emerged as the Player of the Tournament.He amassed an impressive total of 765 runs, including three remarkable centuries. His consistent and impactful contributions throughout the event solidified his position as the standout player. Even in the final showdown, Kohli played a crucial innings of 54 runs, showcasing his unwavering commitment to the team’s cause and leaving the field with the Player of the Tournament trophy, visibly moved and emotional.

However, the final match’s spotlight was on Travis Head, who delivered a stunning performance, scoring a remarkable 137 runs off 120 balls for Australia. Despite early setbacks, Head’s commanding innings steered his team to a spectacular victory, earning him the Player of the Match accolade for his outstanding contribution.

In terms of prize money, the runner-up team will receive a substantial amount of 20 lakh dollars (approximately Rs 16.58 crore), while the victorious Australian squad will be granted a significant prize of 40 lakh dollars by the ICC, totaling a substantial sum of Rs 33.17 crore for the championship-winning team.

Mohammed Shami, the Indian team’s fast-bowling sensation, emerged as the standout bowler of the tournament, showcasing his prowess with an exceptional tally of 24 wickets in just seven matches. Despite securing only one wicket in the final clash, Shami’s overall performance underscored his dominance on the field, marking him as a key contributor to India’s campaign in the ODI World Cup 2023.

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First published on: Nov 20, 2023 07:07 AM IST

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