The ICC Men's ODI World Cup 2023 is dawn and dusted with Australia extending their record to seven championships while a million dreams shattered after India's loss in the final. The teams across the world will soon begin their bilateral series as the T20 World Cup 2024 will be played in the summer next year in the United States and the West Indies.
Here in this article, we’ll look at all the big news that took place on Monday, November 20, but before that let’s check the matches scheduled for the day.
Today’s match preview:
Women’s Big Bash League 2023
- Sydney Thunder vs Adelaide Strikers: The 48th match of the WBBL 2023 is taking place between Heather Knight's Sydney Thunder and Tahlia McGrath-led Adelaide Strikers at the Cricket Central in Sydney. The Thunder won the toss and invited the Strikers to bat first.
- Brisbane Heat vs Sydney Sixers: Jess Jonassen-led Brisbane Heat are scheduled to host Ellyse Perry's Sydney Sixers at the Allan Border Field in the 49th match of the WBBL 2023. The match between the fourth-placed Heat and the sixth-placed Sixers will take place at 01:40 p.m. IST.
LLC 2023 - Southers Superstars vs Urbanrisers Hyderabad: Aaron Finch's Southers Superstars are scheduled to face Suresh Raina-led Urbanrisers Hyderabad in the Legends League Cricket 2023 on Tuesday. The match will take place at the JSCA International Stadium Complex in Ranchi at 06:30 p.m. IST.
Major cricket events that happened on November 20
LLC 2023 - Gujarat Giants vs Manipal Tigers: Harbhajan Singh-led Manipal Tigers defeated Parthiv Patel's Gujarat Giants by 10 runs in the Legends League Cricket 2023 on Monday at the JSCA International Stadium Complex in Ranchi. Batting first, the Tigers set a 174-run target as Hamilton Masakadza smashed 37-off-18 with two sixes and five fours and Thisara Perera smashed three sixes and a four to score 32-off-17 while Rajat Bhatia picked up three wickets for the Giants. In the second innings, Jacques Kallis (56), Chris Gayle (38), and Parthiv Patel (35) were the only batters to score in double digits as Parvinder Awana claimed four wickets to restrict the Giants at 163 for 9.
ICC names ODI World Cup 2023 ' Team of the Tournament '; Rohit Sharma as skipper
Stars from champions Australia, runners-up India, semi-finalists South Africa and New Zealand, as well as Sri Lanka all feature in a glittering lineup. All-rounder Glenn Maxwell and spinner Adam Zampa are included after helping Australia to a record-extending sixth triumph. KL Rahul, Ravindra Jadeja, and Jasprit Bumrah are among the six Indian stars selected alongside leading run scorers Kohli and Sharma, as well as leading wicket-taker Mohammed Shami.
WATCH: Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli arrive in Mumbai after World Cup final loss against Australia
After a massive six-wicket thumping in the grand finale, there were some hard scenes both on and off the field. While skipper Rohit Sharma and Mohammed Siraj were left in tears, former skipper Virat Kohli also hid his face with his cap and was also seen sharing emotions with his wife Anushka Sharma. But as the players now head back home after a 45-day long tournament, Team India skipper Rohit Sharma and ex-captain Virat Kohli arrived in Mumbai on Monday, November 20.
Virat Kohli parts ways with long-standing manager Bunty Sajdeh: Reports
The Cricket World Cup 2023 might have called the curtains, but the heartbreaking loss for the hosts, Team India hasn’t got over yet. Not only did the defeat see disappointing faces in the Indian dressing room, but even the fans and enthusiasts could not contain their emotions with the trophy drought extending further to 2024. This 2023 ODI World Cup 2023 has also reportedly brought an end to a long-standing partnership between former India captain Virat Kohli and his manager Bunty Sajdeh .
India squad for 5-match T20I series against Australia: Samson & Chahal snubbed
The Indian Men’s Selection Committee announced the squad for the upcoming IDFC First Bank 5-match T20I series against Australia scheduled to start on November 23, 2023, in Visakhapatnam. Suryakumar Yadav was named the captain, and Ruturaj Gaikwad will be his deputy while the RR duo of Sanju Samson and Yuzvendra Chahal were snubbed from the selections. Apart from that, Shreyas Iyer will join the squad as vice-captain for the last two T20Is in Raipur and Bengaluru.
Shan Masood to lead Pakistan for three-match Test series against Australia
After a disappointing CWC 2023 campaign, Pakistan are scheduled to travel to Australia for a three-match Test series starting from December 14, 2023, to January 7, 2024. The Pakistan Cricket Board announced on Monday an 18-member squad for the series and named Shan Masood as the skipper. Left-handed opener Saim Ayub and fast bowler Khurram Shahzad would be making their Test debuts while Faheem Ashraf, Mir Hamza, and Mohammad Wasim Jnr return to the longer format.
India PM Narendra Modi visits Team India’s dressing room after World Cup defeat
The Men in Blue just did not have that perfect day on the field in the grand finale, losing by six wickets. This defeat was visible on the faces of the players as well as the members of the host nation. Amid this massive defeat, the Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, who was in attendance at the ODI World Cup 2023, visited the India dressing room at the Narendra Modi Stadium.