AHMEDABAD: Travis Head scored a spectacular century as Marnus Labuschagne played the perfect anchor, scoring a determined fifty as Australia defeated India by six wickets in the ICC World Cup final at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad to win their 6th crown.
Travis Head’s spectacular century guided Australia to their 6th World Cup title, defeating India by 6 wickets. The victory showcased Head’s outstanding batting performance, supported by Marnus Labuschagne’s crucial half-century.
Australia faced early setbacks as Jasprit Bumrah claimed the wickets of Mitchell Marsh and Steve Smith, and Mohammed Shami dismissed David Warner, leaving them at 47/3. However, Travis Head and Marnus Labuschagne orchestrated a remarkable partnership, steering Australia towards victory.
Earlier, Australia won the toss, choosing to field, and their bowlers, complemented by stellar fielding, restricted India to 240 runs. KL Rahul top-scored with a patient 66, and Virat Kohli contributed a valuable half-century. Rohit Sharma’s aggressive 47 provided a strong start, but crucial wickets slowed India’s progress.