King Of ICC Tournaments, Australia Wins World Test Championship

Australia wins World Test Championship

Australia wins World Test Championship to become the only cricket team in the world to hold every ICC major trophy.

Australia’s dominance shattered India’s dream to win the World Test Championship, as their batting attack didn’t perform well and star players were left in the darkness.

Australia celebrate.
Source: The Guardian

On the other hand, Australian batsman showed their class from the start of the first innings especially Travis Head who helped his side to get a great score.

Indian bowlers in the second innings managed to hold Australia but wasn’t enough to get a better lead to demolish the Indian side.

Australia Defeats India To Claim World Test Championship

India won the toss and decided to bowl first. No doubt their bowlers were outstanding and sent Usman Khwaja to the pavilion. Warner charged up to give a decent start, but couldn’t hold the rhythm and left the pitch.

WTC Final, Australia vs India Day 1 Highlights - India Today
Source: India Today

Marnus also followed him. Steve Smith and Travis Head changed the whole game for their team. Both of them scored a century and led their side to an unimaginable total.

Indian batters even the skipper Rohit Sharma couldn’t be able to face Australian pacers. People were hoping to see Virat Kohli’s powerful performance, but guess what in the first innings Cummins got the danger man.

Rohit Sharma's Historic 10-Year-Long Streak Ends After Defeat In World Test  Championship Final Vs Australia | Cricket News, Times Now
Source: The Times

In the second innings, Indian bowlers did their best and almost demolished Aussie batters. Carrey held the team with his performance but not long enough.

Indian batsmen got the best opportunity to reclaim what they have been willing to since the last World Test Championship.

Kohli exposed as Australia beat India to win World Test Championship final  | World Test Championship | The Guardian
Source: The Guardian

But Australian bowlers once again changed the dynamic and this Boland is the main protagonist. In the second innings, Boland and Nathan Lyon sent Indian batters to the pavilion.

Australia beat India to win cricket World Test Championship | Cricket News  | Al Jazeera
Source: Al Jazeera

With the final result, Nathan Lyon also ended the campaign as the world’s highest wicket-taker.

Australia received hefty prize money for the World Test Championship.

Irfan Pathan’s Frustration With Pakistani Fans

After the embarrassing defeat against Australia, Irfan Pathan took out his frustration to Pakistani fans. Pakistani fans immediately rushed to his Twitter account and congratulated him over the Indian cricket team’s WTC win.

He wrote, “Suddenly all the padosi’s are entering my timeline with happiness cos team India lost the WTC FINAL.  I was so right abt them… #grace.”

With this performance, the Australian side warned England for the upcoming Ashes series and Boland is one of the threats to the English batsmen.

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