Sachin Tendulkar pens down heartfelt note to Indian team after crushing World Cup final defeat against Australia
Sachin Tendulkar opens up after India’s lose to Australia in CWC 2023 final.
Indian cricket team had a stellar performance in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 and played in the finals of the tournament. This was India’s fourth ICC World Cup final, but they succumbed under pressure against Australia at Narendra Modi Cricket Stadium in Ahmedabad. Australia defeated India by six wickets in a low-scoring chase. This was Australia’s 6th World Cup victory in history and 3rd in the last 5 World Cup events.
Australia have defeated India twice in the ICC World Cup finals, earlier, they defeated India by 125 runs at Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg in 2003. 20 years later, India suffered a crushing defeat of six wickets in Ahmedabad. Sachin Tendulkar was part of the 2003 World Cup team. Legendary Indian batter Sachin Tendulkar congratulated Australian cricket team for their glorious campaign in the 2023 World Cup.
Sachin Tendulkar reacts on World Cup loss
Sachin Tendulkar posted a message on Instagram and wrote, “Congratulations to Australia on their sixth World Cup win. On the most important day of the biggest stage, they played better cricket.” Australia dominated the final match entirely and made Ahmedabad crowd go silent. Travis Head played a magnificent knock in the finals and was awarded player of the match for his 137-run knock in 120 balls with 15 fours and 4 sixes.
Sachin Tendulkar also wrote a message to Indian team. “Hard Luck Team India, Just one bad day in an otherwise sterling tournament can be heart-breaking. I can imagine the agony of the players, fans, and well-wishers and what they must be going through. Losses are a part of sports but let us remember that this unit gave their all for us throughout the tournament.” Sachin Tendulkar was also present in the stadium to show his support for the Indian team.
Indian team posted 240 runs on the board in the big finals. Indian batters had a tough outing against Australian pacers, and after the powerplay, boundaries dried up for team India in their innings. Mitchell Starc (3 wickets) and Captain Pat Cummins (2 wickets) bowled a magnificent spell. India couldn’t defend 240 runs on the board, and Australian batter had an easy run-chase. Marnus Labuschagne also played a crucial role, with 58 runs on 110 balls.