World Cup final, title fight between India and Australia (Photo: PTI)
Pat Cummins says that he will celebrate the victory in Ahmedabad. Narendra Modi will pierce the hearts of lakhs of fans sitting in the stadium and silence them. Will suppress their noise. But, the truth is that this time the hunter himself will become the prey. What happened 20 years ago in the history of the World Cup will not happen. Rather, it will be what the new India wants. Australia is talking big before the final, India will win. And, the same may appear to be happening. Because how can Australia defeat Rohit Sharma’s team India which has already won ‘8 grounds’ before winning the World Cup?
Now you will definitely be shocked to know the reality of 8 Maidan Fateh before winning the World Cup. But, these 8 victories of India are also connected to this World Cup. The victory of 8 grounds is related to the runs scored by Team India, its average, strike rate, fifty plus score, wicket taking ability, bowling average, bowling strike rate and economy rate. Rohit Sharma has outperformed all the teams of the tournament in these 8 cases.
Even before winning the World Cup, India conquered ‘8 grounds’
Now let us tell you one by one about the glory of Team India in these 8 cases. First of all let’s talk about runs. Many teams scored 400 plus more than once in the tournament. But, in the 10 matches played before the final, it was Team India which scored the maximum 2810 runs. After India, if there was any team in this matter, it was South Africa with 2773 runs.
Indian batsmen dominated
In terms of batting average, India remained on top with 58.54. In this case, New Zealand was the second team with an average of 41.09. If we look at the strike rate, India is at the forefront in that too with 104.65. New Zealand is right behind it with a batting strike rate of 103.23. Team India is also number one in terms of scoring the highest fifty plus score. He has 23 fifty plus scores, whereas in this case, New Zealand is the second number team with 20.
Bowlers also made an impact in India’s victory
Indian bowlers have had the most dominance in the World Cup 2023 and this is also visible in the figures before the final match. While Indian bowlers have taken the maximum of 95 wickets so far, South African bowlers are at second place with 88 wickets. There is competition between the two teams regarding bowling average and strike rate. India’s bowling average is 20.90 and strike rate is 26.5, while South Africa is at second place with an average of 26.40 and strike rate of 29.1.
India remained number 1 in ‘miserliness’ also
Afghanistan has been seen giving competition to India in terms of best economy of bowling. But here too, in the end, before the World Cup final, only Team India has won. India’s economy is 4.72 whereas Afghanistan’s economy is 5.35.