The 2023 World Cup is going forward with glamour. The India vs. Australia match was the most thrilling fixture so far in this tournament. The match was a pure entertainer. Australia dominated India in the first few overs in the second innings. After that, Virat Kohli and KL Rahul secured India’s win in the end. With that thrilling win, India registered their first win of the tournament. Australian bowlers tried their best but India finished on the high. 

Glenn Maxwell’s words on Virat Kohli:

In the match Against Australia, Virat Kohli and KL Rahul were the heroes of the match. Australian bowlers just dominated the Indian batters in the first few overs. India had a horrible start in the second innings. Captain Rohit Sharma got out on a duck, and Ishan Kishan got out on a duck. It was not the end.

 Shreyas Iyer also got out on the duck. After that, Virat Kohli and KL Rahul held the innings for India. Both the players played responsible innings. Unfortunately, Virat got out on 85 runs in 116 balls. After that KL Rahul secured India’s win. He remained not out on 97 in 115 balls. He missed the century by fate. India won the match by six wickets. With that win, India gave a dazzling start to the tournament.

In an interaction with the media, Glenn Maxwell said, “ Virat Kohli looks hungry to score runs. He is fit as ever. He looks in his prime and wants to win this World Cup.”   Virat Kohli is in terrific form. He is showing his class from the stage of the Asia Cup. he scored an unbeaten century there against Pakistan. He played an unbeaten innings against Pakistan of 122 runs. Then he came back to the tournament and started from where he left.

India’s Scenario Before the India-Pakistan Clash:

After defeating Australia, India snatched another win against Afghanistan.  They won the match by eight wickets. Indian bowlers dominated Afghanistan in the first innings. Jasprit Bumrah took 4 wickets in 39 runs. Afghanistan ended on 272/8 after 50 overs.

In the second innings, fans witnessed the Rohit Sharma show. He got out on a duck against Australia. In this match, he came back with a bang. Rohit Sharma scored 131 in 84 balls. He smashed 16 boundaries and 5 over-boundaries. His strike rate was 155.95. He broke the record for most sixes which was previously held by Chris Gayle.  

Ishan Kishan got out on 47 runs. Virat Kohli and Shreyas Iyer remained not out and secured India’s win. Virat scored another half-century in this match. He played an unbeaten innings of 55 in 56 balls. Shreyas remained not out on 25 in 23 balls.

On October 14, India will face Pakistan in Ahmedabad. It is the biggest rivalry in the cricket world. Fans are excited to witness this exciting clash. Both teams have won their first two matches. They both have a very strong side. It will be thrilling to watch who wins the game.

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