World Cup 2023: Netizens Mock Cricketer Mitchell Marsh For His Post-World Cup Celebration
Australia's recent triumph in the 2023 Cricket World Cup has been surrounded by controversy after a photo surfaced on social media. The image, posted by Australian skipper Pat Cummins on Instagram, showcases cricketer Mitchell Marsh nonchalantly resting both feet on the prestigious trophy. This act has ignited a heated debate among cricket enthusiasts regarding its appropriateness.
2021 - T20 World champions 🏆2023 - World Test Champions 🏆2023 - ODI World Cup winners 🏆Australia have conquered all three formats in the last two years 😮😮 pic.twitter.com/EcApe61igO— Cricbuzz (@cricbuzz) November 19, 2023
The Controversial Picture
Taken in the team's hotel room following their World Cup victory, the photograph captures Marsh casually displaying his gold medal with both legs atop the trophy. Despite the joyous occasion, the image drew swift criticism online, with many deeming it a 'disrespectful' gesture towards the revered cricketing trophy.
Australia's World Cup Victory
Australia clinched their sixth World Cup title by defeating host nation India in the final at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad on Sunday, November 19. Opting to field first, Australia successfully restricted India to a total of 240 runs. Travis Head's exceptional innings, scoring 137 runs off 120 balls, played a crucial role in Australia's triumphant chase. The team comfortably secured the final victory by six wickets, with 42 balls to spare.
Social Media Backlash
Despite the celebration of Australia's World Cup victory, Mitchell Marsh's carefree attitude towards the trophy has sparked a wave of criticism on social media platforms. The ongoing debate questions whether the act was a light-hearted celebration or a disrespectful gesture towards the esteemed cricketing award.
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