India favorites? Pundits bank on Rohit Sharma & Co to lift World Cup 2023
Just a day remains before the India vs Australia mouth-watering World Cup final. But as fans gear for an epic contest, former cricketers and pundits have made their predictions. Hosts, India are tipped to win the contest as per the prediction of the majority of the pundits.
India has been dominant throughout the tournament. Rohit Sharma and Co are unbeaten in the competition and are currently on a 10-man unbeaten streak. With just a solitary game remaining, India will be keen to continue their fine form and go on to lift the silverware on 19th November at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.
Speaking to the official broadcasters former Australia cricketer Shane Watson tipped India as the favorites in the finals. “India are the favorites for sure. To be able to play in Ahmedabad, they are playing incredibly good cricket. Everyone is in great form, they are performing under pressure and everyone is at the peak of their powers right now,” said Shane Watson.
“I will speculate India because I think all of their batting at some point in the tournament has clicked and the bowling has shown great composure. All-around as I stand here I am a little more confident in the all-around performance of India,” added Ian Bishop as his prediction.
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“I think India going in as the absolute heavy favorites. They are playing unbelievable cricket. They have played flawless cricket. My heart says Australia, my head says India,” opined former Australia skipper Aaron Finch.