India will face Australia on Sunday 19 November in the final of the ODI World Cup 2023 being hosted by India. This important match will be played between the two biggest cricketing nations in the world’s largest cricket stadium, the 130,000-seat Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. Both India and Australia have performed brilliantly throughout the World Cup, and now both teams are just one step away from lifting the biggest title in cricket.
Exciting competition expected in the final
India is the favorite for this World Cup match, they had won all their nine group games and then defeated New Zealand brilliantly in the first semi-final. The team scored 397 runs in the first innings of this match and qualified for the final by defeating New Zealand by 70 runs at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. Australia secured a place in the final by defeating South Africa by three wickets in a low-scoring but thrilling match on Thursday.
This match to be played on Sunday will be Team India’s fourth final match in World Cup history. India had previously won two of the three final matches played, where Team India defeated West Indies in 1983 and Sri Lanka in 2011. Australia has won the World Cup five times before and is set to play in the final of the tournament for a record eighth time. Fans are expecting an exciting contest in this match. In such a situation, let us know something about the pitch of Ahmedabad before this match.
Narendra Modi Stadium Pitch Report
The pitch at Narendra Modi Stadium has been favorable for both batsmen and bowlers. The ball may bounce well in the first 10 overs, but later the pitch may become slow. Generally the pitch here is known to help the batsmen, but good bowlers are also expected to get help from here. Team India’s bowlers are in excellent form, so this pitch can also help them. This pitch has also helped the bowlers bowling with the new ball and the spinners during the middle overs. Out of the last five matches played on Ahmedabad ground, three matches have been won by the chasing team. In such a situation, the toss is going to be very important for the captains.
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