WTC Final 2023: Indian Top Order Fails, India 151/ 5 at Stumps on Day 2
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WTC Final 2023, Indian Top Order Fails, India 151/ 5 at Stumps on Day 2: India and Australia are playing the ICC World Test Championship Final at Oval Cricket Ground, England. 

Australia made 327 runs on Day 1 and Started Day 2 with disappointment as the Hero of the Australian Side on Day 1, Travis Head got out by scoring 163 runs. Steve Smith scored 121 runs in 268 balls with 19 fours. 

Indian Bowlers showed good intent on Day 2, took seven wickets of Australia in 36.3 overs, and stopped them at 469 runs. Mohd. Siraj has taken four wickets, whereas Mohd. Shami and Shardul Thakur took two wickets.

Australia Scored 469 runs in their 1st inning:

Australia played good cricket in the WTC final 2023; they made 469 runs in 121.3 overs. Travis Head and Steve Smith made an essential partnership of 285 runs; Travis Head played good cricket, whereas Steve Smith showed fantastic class and led their team to such a massive score. 

Travis Head scored 163 runs in 174 balls, whereas Steve Smith scored 121 runs. Alex Carey Played a vital inning in the season 1 of Day 2 and scored 48 runs.

Indian Bowlers bowled well on Day 2 after having a bad performance on Day 1, Mohd. Siraj looked in good aggression from the start of the day and led the whole bowling line-up; he took four wickets and had a taut moment between him and Steve Smith. Shardul Thakur took a vital wicket of Steve Smith and took two wickets, whereas Mohd. Shami got two wickets.

Indian Top-Orders Collapses on Day 2:

India lost four wickets in 18.2 overs and scored only 71 runs, The Failure Top-order of the Indian batting line-up. Players like Rohit and Shubman Gill scored 15 and 13 runs, respectively whereas Chateshwar Pujara scored 14 runs, and Virat Kohli made 14 runs.

This Performance by Indian Batters was absolutely the worst, whereas Australian Batters were hitting lots of boundaries on the same track, A bad Performance by India in the WTC final.

Ajinkya Rahane and Ravindra Jadeja made a small partnership of 71 runs, Jadeja scored 48 runs, whereas Rahane made 29 runs in 71 balls, and he is still on the crease but Lost five wickets by scoring 151 runs in 38 overs.

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