Australia secured their sixth World Cup title by defeating India in Ahmedabad. Opening batsman Travis Head was the hero of the match, scoring 137 runs to lead Australia to a six-wicket victory. Despite a rough start, Australia ultimately triumphed thanks to Head’s second century of the tournament.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi commended Team India for their performance throughout the World Cup, acknowledging their talent and determination despite the loss.
Head’s outstanding performance, along with his partnership with Marnus Labuschagne, ended India’s impressive streak of 10 consecutive unbeaten matches. Australia’s victory was also credited to their bowlers, who helped limit India to 240 runs.
Head, who nearly missed the tournament due to injury, was praised for his resilience and impressive batting. His achievement was described as “unbelievable” by Labuschagne, with captain Rohit Sharma also acknowledging Australia’s exceptional performance.
In the end, Australia proved to be the stronger team, leaving India with a sense of pride despite the disappointing result.