A picture that is going viral on social media shows Australian cricketer Mitchell Marsh with both legs resting on top of the World Cup trophy. The photo was initially shared on Instagram by Australian skipper Pat Cummins. From there, it made its way to several social media platforms. The internet called the gesture ‘disrespectful’ and slammed him for it.
The picture was shared hours after Australia lifted the World Cup trophy. Australia played against the host, India, in the Narendra Modi Stadium on Sunday, November 19. The photo appears to be from the hotel room where the Australian team was sitting and conversing with each other at ease.
Marsh had both his legs resting on top of the trophy as he showed off his gold medal.
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As soon as the picture went viral, people started slamming him for being ‘disrespectful’ towards the trophy.
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In the 2023 Cricket World Cup final, Australia defeated India to claim their sixth title. The match took place in Ahmedabad, where Australia chose to field first after winning the toss. India managed to score 240 runs, with Virat Kohli and KL Rahul contributing half-centuries. However, Australia’s Travis Head played a remarkable innings, scoring 137 runs off 120 balls, leading his team to victory. Australia won comfortably by six wickets, with 42 balls to spare.
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