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Nov 19, 2023

World Cup Final: India vs Australia statistical highlights



Australia recorded their sixth World Cup win by beating India in the final of the 2023 edition. They have title wins in 1987, 1999, 2003, 2007 and 2015.

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India became the third team whose only defeat in a World Cup edition coming in the final (10 wins) after New Zealand in 2015 (8 wins) and England in 1979 (4 wins).

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Travis Head

Australia's Travis Head became the seventh batsman to score a hundred in a World Cup final and the second player to do so in a run-chase after Aravinda de Silva in 1996.

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Man of the Match

Travis Head became the fourth cricketer to be awarded Player of the Match in semifinal and final of a World Cup after Mohinder Amarnath in 1983, Aravinda de Silva in 1996 and Shane Warne in 1999.

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Elite club

Travis Head's hundred was also the third by an Australian in a World Cup final after 140 not out by Ricky Ponting in 2003 and Adam Gilchrist's 149 four years later.

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Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli's 765 runs is the most for any batter in the history of the World Cup. Kohli scored his runs at a stunning average of 95.62 and strike rate of 90.31 to hit three centuries and two fifties.

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Mohammed Shami

With 24 wickets, Mohammed Shami finished as the highest wicket-taker in only seven matches despite missing the first four games of the league stage.

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Josh Inglis

Five dismissals by Josh Inglis is the most by a wicketkeeper in a World Cup final.

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Adam Zampa

Adam Zampa became the second spinner to take 23 wickets in a World Cup edition after M Muralitharan in 2007.

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​Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli notched up five consecutive 50+ scores in World Cups for the second time and also became the 7th batsman to hit 50+ scores in both semi-final and final in a World Cup edition.

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