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ICC World Cup 2019: India lifts world cup, beats Australia by 10 runs

After a nail-biting final, India lifted the world cup by defeating Australia by 10 runs. The Indian cricket team are two times World Champions.

Published: 04th June 2019 03:05 PM  |   Last Updated: 04th June 2019 03:14 PM   |  A+A-

April 2, 2011: India's ODI World Cup win comes in the most dramatic way possible after 28 years, with the skipper hitting the winning runs with a six. He scored the his best innings of the tournament - 91* off 79 balls, with the Player of the Tournament Yuvraj Singh at the other end. ( - NDTV Sports)

By Online Desk

After a riveting nail-biting final between arch-rivals India and Australia, India won the ICC world cup 2019 final by 10 runs.

Indian cricket captain, Virat Kohli scored 120 runs (not out) and scored an impressive total of 330 runs at the loss of seven wickets.

Despite having a strong batting line up this time, Usman Khwaja was clean bowled by Indian spinner Jasprit Bumrah at the 50th over.

India's last memorable win was on April 2, 2011 when it competed against Australia to lift the cup.

The Indian cricket team is two times World Champions.  In addition to winning the 1983 Cricket World Cup, they triumphed over Sri Lanka in the 2011 Cricket World Cup on home soil. They were also runners-up at the 2003 Cricket World Cup, and semifinalists thrice (1987, 1996 and 2015).

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