World Cup 2023 Trophy: After winning by 7 wickets over India in the World Cup final on Sunday 19 November in Ahmedabad, the Australian team once again snatched away the chance of victory from India. After winning the trophy for the sixth time, pride started appearing among the Australian players. All-rounder player Mitchell Marsh was allegedly seen disrespecting the prestigious World Cup trophy. In a picture that surfaced on social media, the Australian was seen placing his feet on the World Cup trophy following which netizens started criticizing him.
What is in the viral photo?
In the picture going viral on social media, Australian cricketer Mitchell Marsh is placing both his feet on the World Cup trophy. The photo was first shared by Australian captain Pat Cummins on Instagram. From there it made its way to many social media platforms. Internet users called this behavior of the players ‘disrespectful’ and after which Mitchell Marsh is being trolled.
Australians immersed in joy or pride after victory
The photo was shared hours after Australia won the World Cup trophy. Australia played against hosts India at the Narendra Modi Stadium on Sunday, 19 November. This picture appears to be of a hotel room, where the Australian team was sitting comfortably and chatting with each other. While showing off his gold medal, Marsh kept both his feet on the trophy.
As soon as this picture went viral, people started trolling him for his ‘disrespectful attitude’ towards the trophy.
Australia got its sixth victory in the World Cup
Mitchell Marsh, who was also a part of Australia’s 2015 World Cup-winning team, scored a quick-fire 15 on Sunday. The seam-bowling all-rounder also bowled 2 economical overs, conceding only 5 runs, as Australia restricted the hosts to 240 runs in the final.
In the 2023 Cricket World Cup final, Australia defeated India to win their sixth title. This match took place in Ahmedabad, where Australia won the toss and chose to field first. India managed to score 240 runs, with Virat Kohli and KL Rahul contributing half-centuries. However, Australia’s Travis Head played a brilliant innings and led his team to victory by scoring 137 runs in 120 balls. Australia won easily by 6 wickets with 42 balls remaining.