A viral image circulating on social media captures Australian cricketer Mitchell Marsh casually placing both legs on top of the World Cup trophy. Initially posted on Instagram by Australian captain Pat Cummins, the photo has since circulated across various social media platforms. The internet has dubbed the act ‘disrespectful,’ leading to widespread trolling.
The picture surfaced hours after Australia secured the World Cup, following their match against host nation India at the Narendra Modi Stadium on Sunday, November 19. The relaxed scene seems to be from the hotel room where the Australian team conversed casually.
Mitchell Marsh proudly displayed his gold medal, with both legs casually draped over the trophy.
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As soon as the picture went viral, people started trolling him for being ‘disrespectful’ towards the trophy.
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In the final of the 2023 Cricket World Cup, Australia clinched their sixth title by defeating India. The contest unfolded in Ahmedabad, with Australia opting to field first after winning the toss.
Despite India putting up a total of 240 runs, featuring half-centuries from Virat Kohli and KL Rahul, Australia’s Travis Head delivered an outstanding performance, amassing 137 runs off 120 balls, steering his team to triumph. Australia secured a comfortable victory, winning by six wickets with 42 balls to spare