Late Shane Warne’s tweet from 2016 on Travis Head goes viral after later’s match-winning 100 vs India in CWC 2023 final
Travis Head scored 137 runs in the finals of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 against India.
The Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad witnessed a nail-biting encounter in the finals of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023, where India faced Australia. In a heart-breaking turn of events for Indian cricket fans, Australia emerged victorious, clinching their sixth World Cup title. Australian captain, Pat Cummins, won the toss and elected to field first on a dry wicket with dew forecast in the second innings. Rohit Sharma, captain and dependable opener for India, provided the team with a solid start, as expected. However, a moment of rashness costed him his wicket. Shubman Gill and Shreyas Iyer, too, were dismissed cheaply, leaving India in a difficult position early in the game.Travis Head played a sensational innings in World Cup 2023 finals
Indian bowlers came out hard, making early inroads by reducing Australia to 40-3. However, the turning point came with Travis Head’s outstanding performance. Travis Head’s scintillating 137-run innings off 120 balls proved to be the defining moment of the finals. His innings, studded with 15 fours and four sixes, not only anchored Australia’s innings but also set the tone for their sixth World Cup triumph. Head’s ability to handle the pressure and deliver in crucial moments showcased his class as a world-class cricketer.
Travis Head’s incredible knock is echoing across time, reigniting late Shane Warne’s 2016 tweet. In the viral post, Warne hailed Head as a future Australian cricket star across all formats. He wrote, “I’m a big fan of Travis Head as a cricketer, I believe he will be a future star for Australia in all forms of the game @wwos !!“.
Earlier this year ,Head played another match winning innings against India in the World Test Championship finals, where he scored 163 runs.
The ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 final showcased the resilience and skill of Australian cricket team, securing their sixth title. Travis Head’s heroics with the bat, coupled with Australia’s clinical bowling performance, proved to be the winning formula. As Australian fans celebrate this historic victory.