India lost the final of the ODI World Cup 2023 at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. India was outclassed by Australia in all the departments of the game. With the bat, India could not score as many runs as they would have liked. the intent in the middle overs was lacking, as India scored just a couple of boundaries in between the overs 11-40. Australia was happy to get away with as many dot balls as possible.
In return, Australia scored the bulk of the runs in the middle overs while chasing without losing many wickets. The partnership between Travis Head and Marnus Labuschagne took Australia home. It helped them to win their 6th World title. The Australian players silenced the Indian crowd that had come to support India in the match. There was a visible shock in the faces of fans, who expected India to win.
Many celebrities had come to watch the match between the two heavyweights. Among them, Anushka Sharma and Anushka Sharma were some of the prominent ones. Anushka is a successful actress in Bollywood and the wife of the popular Indian cricketer Virat Kohli. Athiya Shetty has acted in some movies and is the wife of the Indian cricketer KL Rahul. Athiya is also the daughter of Suniel Shetty.
'Cricket ke baare mein toh main jaanta nahi kitni samajh hogi' - Commentator
The two were seated alongside each other in the match. During the partnership between Virat and Rahul, the cameras were focused on the wives of the two cricketers. It seemed as if they were discussing about something. Speaking about it, one of the commentators said "The family members have superstition. Till the time these two are playing, they will sit in one place."
In the Hindi commentary, the former Indian cricketer Harbhajan Singh was present. Singh replied to the commentator saying "Yahi main soch raha tha ki baat cricket ki ho rahi hogi ya phir films ki..kyunki cricket ke baare mein toh main jaanta nahi kitni samajh hogi." It did not go well with the fans on social media, who demanded an apology from him.