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WTC 2023 Final: Australia defeats India by 209 runs to become World Test champion

WTC 2023 Final: Australia has won the World Test Championship. On the fifth day of the WTC Final, Australia defeated Team India by a score of 209 runs. India won the toss in the final match and chose to bowl first. In the first innings, Australia scored 469 runs. Following this, the Indian squad was […]

Edited By : Prateek Gautam | Updated: Jun 11, 2023 18:06 IST
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WTC Final 2023

WTC 2023 Final: Australia has won the World Test Championship. On the fifth day of the WTC Final, Australia defeated Team India by a score of 209 runs.

India won the toss in the final match and chose to bowl first. In the first innings, Australia scored 469 runs. Following this, the Indian squad was dismissed for 296 runs. Australia declared the innings after reaching 270 runs and set a goal of 444 runs to win.

Team India had scored 164 runs before the close of the fourth day’s play, losing three wickets, but on the fifth day, the Indian squad looked like scattered cards. In the second innings, Team India scored only 234 runs. Australia became the World Test Champion by winning this match by 209 runs.

India Playing 11: Rohit Sharma (Captain), Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane, Ravindra Jadeja, KS Bharat (Wicketkeeper), Shardul Thakur, Umesh Yadav, Mohammed Shami and Mohammed Siraj.

Australia Playing 11: David Warner, Usman Khawaja, Marnus Labuschagne, Steve Smith, Travis Head, Cameron Green, Alex Carey (Wicketkeeper), Mitchell Starc, Pat Cummins (Captain), Scott Boland and Nathan Lyon.

First published on: Jun 11, 2023 05:54 PM IST

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