India and Australia Gear Up for Record-Breaking Clash in ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023 Final
As the cricketing world anticipates the thrilling ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup final between India and Australia, a plethora of records and milestones hang in the balance. Both teams have the chance to etch their names in history, setting the stage for a classic encounter in Ahmedabad. Here’s a detailed look at the potential records that could be shattered during this highly anticipated clash:
India’s Quest for History:
- If India secures victory, they will become the first nation to win the Men’s Cricket World Cup twice on home soil, adding to their triumphs in 1983 and 2011.
- Virat Kohli, already holding the record for the most runs in a single Men’s Cricket World Cup (711), aims to extend this figure and solidify his place in history.
- Rohit Sharma, with seven centuries, eyes further dominance in Men’s Cricket World Cup history, potentially setting a new record with another century against Australia.
- Rohit has the opportunity to surpass his own record for the most runs in a single edition of the Men’s Cricket World Cup (648 in 2019) by reaching 99 more runs.
- Mohammed Shami, with 54 wickets, aims to climb the ranks and become the fourth-highest wicket-taker in Men’s Cricket World Cup history.
Individual Pursuits for Australia:
- If Australia emerges victorious, they will secure their sixth Men’s Cricket World Cup title, solidifying their status as the most successful country in the tournament.
- Pat Cummins eyes surpassing Brett Lee’s record (35 wickets) to become the third-highest wicket-taker for Australia in Men’s Cricket World Cup history.
- Adam Zampa, leading Australia’s wicket-tally with 22 scalps, targets a five-wicket haul to equal Mitchell Starc’s record (27 wickets in 2019) for the most wickets in a single edition.
- David Warner aims to equal Rohit Sharma’s record of seven centuries in Men’s Cricket World Cup history, needing a hundred in the final.
- Warner could join the exclusive club of Australian players with 7000 ODI runs, requiring 75 or more in the final.
- Glenn Maxwell eyes a century to join the select few Australians who have scored over 1000 runs in the history of the Men’s Cricket World Cup.
The clash in Ahmedabad promises not just a battle for the trophy but also a pursuit of individual and team milestones, setting the stage for an unforgettable finale in the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023.