Cricket fans are gearing up for the ODI Cricket World Cup final between India and Australia. This highly anticipated match is set for Sunday, November 19, at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. India, unbeaten and hosting the final, is facing Australia, who won against South Africa in the semifinals. Here’s how you can catch all the action.
- The World Cup final between India and Australia is on November 19.
- The match starts at different times in various Australian cities: 7:30pm AEDT, 7pm ACDT, 6:30pm AEST, 6pm ACST, 4:30pm AWST.
- In India, it begins at 2pm local time.
- Viewers can watch on Channel 9, Fox Sports/Kayo, and listen on ABC Sport.
- Australia and India have strong records in past World Cups.
- Virat Kohli and Mohammed Shami are key players to watch in the final.
Cricket enthusiasts are excited for the ODI Cricket World Cup final on Sunday, November 19, as India takes on Australia at Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad. The final, set to start at 2pm local time in India, will also be broadcast at various times across Australia, with Channel 9 and Fox Sports/Kayo televising the match. Additionally, ABC Sport will provide audio coverage and live blogging.
Australia’s journey to the final came after a thrilling win against South Africa, securing their eighth appearance in a World Cup final. India, on the other hand, has been unbeaten in the tournament and is making its fourth final appearance.
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Historically, Australia has a strong World Cup record with five wins, while India has claimed the title twice. This match brings an intense rivalry, with both teams having impressive records in the tournament. Australia’s recent performance against India, despite India’s dominance on home soil, adds to the excitement.
Q: How can viewers in Australia watch the ODI Cricket World Cup final?
A: The match will be broadcasted on Channel 9 and Fox Sports/Kayo. Additionally, ABC Sport will provide audio coverage via the ABC Listen app and their website, including a live blog of the match by Simon Smale.
Q: Which team has won the most Cricket World Cups?
A: Australia has been the most successful team, winning five World Cups (1987, 1999, 2003, 2007, 2015) and reaching the final two more times. India has won the tournament twice (1983, 2011) and lost one final (2003).
Q: Who is favored to win the final?
A: India appears to be the favorite, having won every match in the tournament and only losing three out of 21 matches on home soil in 2023. However, all three of those losses were against Australia, making the final highly anticipated.
Q: Which players have the best statistics in the tournament so far?
A: Virat Kohli from India leads with the most runs (711) and the best batting average (101.57). Australia’s Glenn Maxwell has the highest score (201*). Mohammed Shami from India is the top bowler with 23 wickets, the best single-game bowling (7/57), and the best bowling average (9.13). Ravi Ashwin from India has the best bowling economy rate (3.40).