WTC Final 2023 Day 4 Live: Australia puts India in a challenging position as they lead by 400 runs

In a dominant display on Day 4 of the WTC Final, the Australian duo of Mitchell Starc and Alex Carey has propelled their team to a commanding lead of over 400 runs against India. As the target keeps mounting, India finds itself in a precarious situation, facing the daunting task of chasing down such a substantial total or restricting Australia’s lead by quickly taking four more wickets.

Alex Carey’s impressive half-century has been crucial in Australia’s surge towards a massive lead. After a forgettable Test series earlier this year, Carey has shown resilience and determination to make a significant contribution with the bat. His milestone was reached with a well-executed shot, knocking a full ball to long-on.

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With Australia comfortably ahead by over 400 runs, the Indian team is now faced with the challenge of overcoming a substantial deficit. The onus lies on the Indian bowlers to quickly dismiss the remaining Australian batsmen or hope for a declaration from skipper Pat Cummins if Australia feels confident about their lead.

The outcome of the match now hangs in the balance, with India needing a strong bowling performance to claw their way back into contention. The pressure is on the Indian bowlers to make quick breakthroughs and limit Australia’s lead. The next few sessions will be crucial in determining the course of the match and the fate of the WTC title.

As the battle intensifies on Day 4, cricket fans around the world eagerly await the unfolding drama and anticipate the response from the Indian team. Will they be able to mount a successful chase or restrict Australia’s lead? Only time will tell as the WTC Final reaches its thrilling conclusion.