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Ten most noteworthy ‘ICC World Cup Final matches’ you should know

The 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup is the twelfth edition of the Cricket World Cup (CWC). Just the final match of this competition is left to be played. The host side England will confront New Zealand in the last of 2019 CWC on 14th July at Lord’s (London).

Before this 2019 CWC final match, here we are sharing with you all the important yet interesting 10 most noteworthy thumps in the CWC last history.

At the point when the West Indies batting was in a difficult situation in 1979 CWC finals against England, Collis King played one of the essential jobs for the Caribbean side to win that match. Coming to bat at no.6 when West Indies were battling on 99/4, Collis King gave an important 139-run partnership alongside Sir Viv Richards for the fifth wicket.

Ruler played a quick thump of 86 runs off 66 balls (10 fours and 3 sixes) which helped West Indies to deal with the primary innings aggregate of 286/9 (60 overs). England failed to pursue that target as they were all out on 194 runs (51 overs). The Caribbean side won that match by 92 runs.

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In the 2003 CWC final, while the Australian batsmen getting dominated by the Indian bowlers, Damien Martyn scored the second most astounding runs for Australia. While Australia scored 359/2 (50 overs) in the principal innings, Martyn scored 88 not out of 84 balls (7 fours and one six).

India failed to pursue that big target and lost all their wickets on 234 runs (39.2 overs). Australia won that CWC final by 125 runs.

Indian captain MS Dhoni tranquility guided his country to the strong triumph in 2011 CWC final match against Sri Lanka. Pursuing down the 275 runs target, India were fighting on 114/3 when Dhoni came at the field. The right-handed wicketkeeper-batsman securely guided India to the triumph by scoring 91* off 79 balls. He hit eight boundaries and two sixes in that innings made India effectively pursued down that target in 48.2 overs in the wake of losing four wickets (277/4). Dhoni completed off that game in his signature style with a sixer.

Indian opening batsman Gautam Gambhir assumed an enormous job in India’s triumph against Sri Lanka in the 2011 CWC final. After Sri Lanka posted the primary innings aggregate of 274/6 (50 overs), India lost their initial two wickets in only 31 runs.

Notwithstanding, the left-handed Indian opening batsman Gautam Gambhir played a solid inning at that stage and drove the national side to the successful pursuit. Gambhir scored 97 runs off 122 balls (nine fours) preceding Thisara Perera bowled him.

At the point when Gambhir came back to the dressing room, India was at an agreeable position if winning the match. At last, India pursued down that target in 48.2 overs in the wake of losing four wickets (277/4).

Caribbean cricketer Clive Lloyd was the principal batsman to score a century in the Cricket World Cup final history. As a skipper, Lloyd played a quick thump of 102 runs off only 85 balls against Australia in the last of the 1975 CWC final. Coming to bat at the battling circumstance of 50/3, Lloyd helped West Indies to deal with the primary innings aggregate of 291/8 (60 overs).

While it was the debut of the Cricket World Cup history, West Indies won that competition subsequent to beating Australia in the last by 17 runs. Pursuing down that difficult target, Australia were bowled out on 274 runs (58.4 overs).

Sri Lankan cricketer Mahela Jayawardene hit a splendid century during the 2011 CWC last against India. Coming to bat at the no.4 position, Jayawardene remained not out on 103 runs off only 88 balls. The right-handed batsman hit 13 fours in that innings. His great thump encouraged Sri Lanka to score 274/6 (50 overs) in the principal innings.

In any case, that century went futile as India won that match by six wickets with ten balls remaining.

Sri Lankan cricketer Aravinda de Silva played a match-winning innings in the 1996 CWC final against Australia and guided his group to the noteworthy competition triumph. After Australia set the target of 242 keeps running for Sri Lanka, Aravinda de Silva went to the wrinkle on 23/2. From that battling circumstance, the right-handed batsman scored an unbeaten 107 runs off 124 balls. He hit 13 fours in that match.

That splendid thump caused Sri Lanka to win that match by seven wickets with 22 balls remaining. Sri Lanka pursued down that target in 46.2 overs subsequent to losing three wickets.

Caribbean legend Sir Viv Richards played an important match-winning thump in the 1979 CWC final when his team was experiencing strain. In that game against England at Lord’s, West Indies were once battling on 99/4. From that point onward, Sir Viv Richards and Collis King splendidly guided the team to a good position. The no.3 batsman Richards scored an unbeaten 138 runs off 157 balls (11 fours and 3 sixes) as West Indies figured out how to score 286/9 (60 overs) in the principal innings.

In answer, England was packaged out for only 194 runs (51 overs), and West Indies won that final by 92 runs.

It is the highest individual score by a captain in CWC finals. The Australian captain Ricky Ponting made an unbeaten 140 runs off 121 balls in the 2003 CWC final against India. In that unimaginable thump, Ponting hit four fours and eight sixes. His innings assumed a significant job for Australia to post the big target for the first innings of 359/2 (50 overs).

In answer, India failed to pursue that huge target as they scored 234 runs (39.2 overs) getting all out.

In the downpour hindered 2007 CWC final against Sri Lanka, Australian opener Adam Gilchrist played unfathomable innings and guided his country to the gigantic triumph. The left-handed opening batsman scored 149 runs off only 104 balls (13 fours and 8 sixes). It is the most noteworthy score for a batsman in CWC final history. That innings helped Australia to deal with the enormous aggregate of 281/4 of 38 overs.

Afterward, Sri Lanka oversaw 215/8 out of 36 overs while their reconsidered target was 269 runs in 36 overs. Australia won that match by 53 runs as per the D/L method.

Published by Lokendra Sharma on 13 Jul 2019
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