Previous star hitter Adam Gilchrist on Monday evaluated Australia’s Reality Cup win as one of his nation’s “best” cricket wins after they beat has India to procure a 6th one-day worldwide title. Opener Travis Head featured during the last in Ahmedabad on Sunday by hitting a shimmering 137 off 120 conveyances, controlling Australia to a persuading six-wicket win. Head joined Ricky Ponting and Gilchrist as the third Australian to score hundred years in a men’s Reality Cup last.
“So pleased with this Australian group and team,” Gilchrist composed on X, previously Twitter.
“To win a different universe Cup in the way and situation they have is quite possibly of the best triumph in our donning history I figure.
“Time to celebrate,” added Gilchrist, who scored 149 not out in the 2007 World Cup last win over Sri Lanka in Barbados.
It was the 6th time the Australian men’s side has won the one-day global World Cup after triumphs in 1987, 1999, 2003, 2007 and 2015.
Set a difficult 241 in the last, Australia slipped to 47-3 preceding Head crushed his second hundred years of the competition to direct his group home with seven overs in excess, finishing India’s prevailing run of 10 unbeaten matches at the World Cup.
Cricket Australia’s CEO Scratch Hockley said the group merited the title in the wake of beating the hosts before a colossal group at the Narendra Modi Arena.
“This is one more superb accomplishment by Pat Cummins and his group who have performed splendidly in testing conditions and against solid resistance all through the competition,” Hockley said in a proclamation.
“To beat the already undefeated India before their enthusiastic home fans is an accomplishment that sits serenely close by any of Australia’s five past ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup finals triumphs.”
Australia added the 50-overs crown to the World Test title they won last June subsequent to beating India in the last in London.
Hockley said coming out on top for the two championships around the same time “is a demonstration of the type of our players across all organizations”.
“Along with the maintenance of both the people’s Remains and a 6th triumph in the ICC Ladies’ T20 World Cup, there is such a huge amount to celebrate as we head towards one more thrilling summer of global cricket,” he added.
Darren Lehmann, who won the World Cup with Australia as both a mentor and player, likewise offered congrats “to all players and care staff on the sixth WC Title,” on X.