India vs Australia in 2023 World Cup final, a match that resulted from unbelievably similar factors

The showdown is official, as India will face Australia in the 2023 ODI World Cup final. While South Africa emerged as a favourite to excel, their situation choked out in the batting phase, which led to their downfall against the Aussies.

With the Proteas out, Australia will head into the Narendra Modi Stadium to face the undefeated Indian Cricket Team, and it will be a sight to witness with lakhs of people in the World’s largest cricket stadium, cheering for the teams.

Three things you need to know

  • Australia defeated South Africa by 3 wickets in the second ODI World Cup semifinal
  • India defeated New Zealand in the first semifinal at the Wankhede Stadium
  • India will now face Australia in the ODI World Cup Final

 Incredible similarities emerge ahead of the mega showdown between India and Australia

The India vs Australia showdown has been a fascinating sight to witness as the teams bring out their best against each other. The Aussies also have a massive Indian fanbase, courtesy of David Warner’s unhinged admiration for the country. With the final now set, it will be a task for Team India, as the Aussies have made a perfect rebound after their initial fallout.

Interestingly, some facts have emerged that make the India vs Australia final match more fascinating to keep an eye out for.

 Mohammed Shami joins Mohammed Siraj and Jasprit Bumrah in celebration | Image: AP

  • Both India and Australia were eliminated in the 2019 World Cup semi-finals.
  • The last time any country won a World Cup at home was India in 2011 and Australia in 2015.
  • 2011 saw India eliminate Australia from the ODI World Cup in their home country.
  • 2015 saw Australia take down India in their home circumstances during the ODI World Cup.


  • Glenn Maxwell, an all-round player, and Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood, and Adam Zampa are the four bowlers available to Australia.
  • Ravindra Jadeja, an all-round player, and Mohammed Siraj, Kuldeep Yadav, and Mohammed Shami, four bowlers, are also part of the India squad.
  • In 2015, India was knocked out by eventual champions Australia in the semi-finals as they defended their World Cup title.
  • Australia was eliminated from the World Cup in 2019 while defending the title by eventual winners England in the semi-finals.

South Africa choked out in the semifinal, Australia are now final-bound

Australia overcame a spirited challenge from South Africa by three wickets in the second semifinal of the World Cup here on Thursday to set up a title clash with hosts India.

The final will be played on Sunday at Ahmedabad. David Miller struck a 116-ball 101 and lifted South Africa to 212 all out after his team had lost four early wickets.

In reply, Australia stuttered before completing the chase of 213 with 16 balls to spare as South Africa choked yet again on the big stage.

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