India’s quest for an ICC trophy was unsuccessful yet again, as the men in blue suffered a 209-run defeat against Australia in the 2021-23 ICC World Test Championship final. In what was a really heartbreaking encounter, the Indian batting unit collapsed in the last day of the match.
A target of 444 was set by Australia for India to chase in the fourth innings, but Rohit Sharma's team could only score 239 runs, with no batter being able to score a half-century. Australia managed to establish dominance on Day 1, as they scored 469 in the first innings before declaring at 270 in the second innings.
The Indians however, couldn’t live up to the expectations of the fans as they scored only 530 runs across both innings combined, eventually resulting in yet another disappointment in an ICC competition.
Fans are disheartened with India’s second consecutive loss in a World Test Championship Final. Here's how Twitter reacted: