The Australian team won the World Test Championship 2021-23. The WTC final started on Wednesday (June 7) at London’s Oval Stadium and was won by Australia on Sunday (June 11). India had to accept a big defeat by 209 runs. Australia once again performed brilliantly in the final of the ICC and India’s thirst for the ICC trophy became even longer. Australia’s Pat Cummins, David Warner, Steve Smith, Mitchell Starc and Josh Hazlewood hold the record.
The Australian men’s team has won a total of 9 ICC trophies so far across all three forms of cricket. Australia on Sunday became the first team to win all the ICC trophies. Along with captain Pat Cummins (David Warner), Steve Smith (Steve Smith), Mitchell Starc (Mitchell Starc) and Josh Hazlewood (Josh Hazlewood) also recorded a big record in their name. These are the only five players in world cricket who have won three trophies namely ICC ODI World Cup, ICC T20 World Cup and ICC World Test Championship. Interestingly, as all these five players are from Australia, this can certainly be a matter of pride for their team.
Players who have won ODI World Cup, T20 World Cup and WTC
Pat Cummins (Australia)
David Warner (Australia)
Steve Smith (Australia)
Mitchell Starc (Australia)
Josh Hazlewood (Australia)
Meanwhile, Josh Hazlewood did not actually feature in the WTC final, but was included in the squad for the match due to team reshuffle. Later he was not included in the playing eleven due to injury. Overall the match between the two teams, India was set a target of 444 runs in the last innings to win. But the Indian team could not achieve this target. In the last innings, India lost all wickets for 234 runs. Earlier, in the first innings, Australia scored 469 runs, while India scored 296 runs. (The only five players to have won ICC ODI worldcup, T20WorldCup & WTC titles)
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