WTC Final: Travis Head’s tremendous century, Australia scored big on the first day of Smith’s best innings

The ICC World Test Championship Final (ICC WTC Final 2023) started today at ‘The Oval’ in London. After winning the toss, Rohit Sharma decided to bowl first. Players of both the teams observed silence for some time before going on the field. This silence was for the people killed in the Odisha train accident and during this time the players of both the teams have also tied black bands on their arms. At the end of the first day’s play, Australia scored 327/3. Australia dominated all three sessions and added 157 runs without losing a wicket in the final session.

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First session

At the beginning of the first session, Usman Khawaja became the victim of Mohammad Siraj without opening the account, but after that, an important partnership of 69 runs was seen between David Warner and Marnus Labushen. A few overs before lunch, Shardul Thakur sent David Warner to the pavilion. Warner played an inning of 43 runs which included 8 fours. At the other end, Marnus Labushen is playing unbeaten on 26 runs, then Steve Smith has come on the field to support him and he also remained unbeaten after scoring 2 runs. Australia’s score was 73/2 at the end of the first session.

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Second session

The partnership between Australia’s Labushen and Smith, who came to bat after lunch in this WTC Final, did not last long. Mohammed Shami bowled Marnus and gave a big success to Team India. But after this, Travis Head took an aggressive stand. At the end of the tea session, Head has scored 60 runs, while Smith is playing on 33 runs at the other end. Australia have added 97 runs in the second session of the day, while the Indian team has managed to get only one wicket.

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Third session

After making a tremendous comeback in the second session, Australia unilaterally swept the third session of WTC Final. Travis Head scored the sixth century of his Test career and became the first batsman to score a century in the final of the World Test Championship. Steve Smith, on the other hand, has progressed his innings slowly and at the end of the day’s play, he is only 5 runs away from a century. Travis Head scored 146 off 156 balls and Steve Smith scored 95 not out. Indian bowlers proved to be lackluster today. On the first day, Mohammad Siraj, Shardul Thakur and Mohammad Shami have taken 1-1 wickets in their name.

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