Australia had a mixed run in the Cricket World Cup leading up to the final against India in Ahmedabad. They began with a loss to India by 6 wickets in Chennai on October 8th, followed by a 134-run loss to South Africa in Lucknow on October 12th. However, they bounced back with a 5-wicket win against Sri Lanka in Lucknow on October 16th and a 62-run win against Pakistan in Bengaluru on October 20th.
Their performance picked up as they secured a massive 309-run win against the Netherlands in New Delhi on October 25th and a tight 5-run win against New Zealand at Dharamsala on October 28th. They continued their winning streak with a 33-run victory against England in Ahmedabad on November 4th and a narrow 3-wicket win against Afghanistan in Mumbai on November 7th. Their last group stage match saw them defeat Bangladesh by 8 wickets in Pune on November 11th.
As they head into the final against India, Australia’s performance in the group stage shows their ability to bounce back from losses and secure crucial wins. They will be looking to carry this momentum into the final match and secure the Cricket World Cup title.
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