In front of a deafeningly pro-Indian crowd at the Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium in Doha, Australia made hard work of the first half, squandering a few decent chances while the underdogs defended raggedly and eyed opportunities to pounce on the break.
For India's women, it was their first Test victory against Australia after 11 attempts since 1977
“It’s tough to watch boys like this,” Dravid told the media after his team’s heartbreaking six-wicket loss to Australia in the final.
Pat Cummins' men stunned the nearly 100,000 crowd in Ahmedabad on Sunday for a six-wicket victory over previously unbeaten India, breaking home hearts.
Australia's six-wicket win over India in front of a 92,000 crowd at Ahmedabad's Narendra Modi Stadium may have been a disappointingly one-sided final
This is the longest boundary-less sequence (off the bat) for any team other than the Netherlands in this World Cup
Jadeja's 3-28 off his left-arm spin helped dismiss Australia for 199, a total India achieved with 52 balls to spare but only after top-order wobble when they lost three wickets for just two runs.
Kohli and Rahul put together an unbeaten century stand in Chennai to thwart Australia's bowling in the 150th ODI meeting between the two teams.
Former Indian cricketers including Sunil Gavaskar also slammed India's batting after a disappointing show in their loss to Australia in Sunday's World Test Championship final.