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Mitchell Marsh slammed for posing inappropriately with the World Cup trophy

Published at :November 20, 2023 at 9:50 PM
Modified at :November 20, 2023 at 9:50 PM
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Saurabh Anand


Australian all-rounder Mitchell Marsh was seen posing with the World Cup trophy in a disrespectful manner.

Australia had a successful campaign in the year 2023. They ended up winning two ICC tournaments in the same year and also retained their prestigious Ashes against England in between. Australia won the ICC World Test Championship in June, defeating India in the finals at the Oval, and then six months later, they defeated India again to win their sixth World Cup trophy. Australia defeated India by six wickets in the finals played at Narendra Modi Stadium.

Australian camp are still in celebratory mode as they increase their glorious medal in their trophy cabinet. The World Cup is deemed to be cricket's most prestigious trophy, and any cricketer’s ultimate dream is to win the World Cup once in his career. Australia all-rounder Mitchell Marsh is lucky enough to win the championship twice in his career. Despite his success in the World Cup, Australian all-rounder was slammed on social media for a big reason.

Mitchell Marsh going viral for wrong reason

Mitchell Marsh's image is going viral on social media, where he was seen placing his feet firmly on top of the World Cup trophy. This has triggered a few sections of the fans, and they are trolling Mitchell Marsh for disrespecting the glory of the World Cup trophy. Marsh has been slammed on Platform X (formerly Twitter) for his actions. Australian players had a great celebration after the World Cup win, and the entire Australian camp was elated after the success.

A few of the fans have trolled Marsh for disrespecting the World Cup trophy, but a section has come out in support of Australian all-rounder, citing cultural differences between the two continents and also in celebrations. Marsh is sitting on the couch calmly, enjoying his beer, with his feet firmly above the World Cup trophy. Marsh had a terrific World Cup 2023 and scored 441 runs in 10 innings with two centuries.

Australian all-rounder scored a magnificent century against Pakistan on his birthday and scored 121 runs. Marsh added 259 runs for the opening wicket, along with David Warner. His second ton came against Bangladesh in Pune, where he ended up scoring unbeaten 177 runs in 132 balls with 17 fours and 9 sixes in his innings. Marsh also played a crucial role in Australia’s World Cup-winning campaign in the 2021 T20 World Cup.