India had a phenomenal performance at the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023, winning 10 consecutive matches before facing Australia in the final. Despite being 47/3 while chasing 240, a remarkable partnership of 192 runs between Travis Head and Marnus Labuschagne led to India’s defeat and dashed their hopes of winning a third World Cup title.
Following the loss, several Indian sports icons, including Kapil Dev, Sachin Tendulkar, and Abhinav Bindra, took to social media to express their admiration for the Indian cricket team. On Instagram, Kapil Dev encouraged Indian skipper Rohit Sharma to stay positive after his impressive performance throughout the tournament.
Sachin Tendulkar empathized with the players after their defeat and reminded them of his own experience as the player of the tournament in the 2003 World Cup when India lost to Australia in the final. He emphasized that despite a heartbreaking loss following an otherwise excellent tournament, they should remember their effort and dedication throughout the competition.
Virat Kohli emerged as the top scorer of the ODI World Cup with an impressive 765 runs. Rohit Sharma followed with 597 runs, while Mohammed Shami proved to be the top wicket-taker with an outstanding performance in the tournament.
Overall, India’s stellar performance at this year’s ICC Cricket World Cup was truly remarkable. Despite not coming out on top in this match against Australia, it is clear that this team has shown incredible talent and potential for future success.