2023 was special for these cricket teams

Afghanistan Cricket Team

2023 is about to end with a lot of happy and sad moments in cricket. This year we saw many Iconic cricket moments. There were two ICC championships this year, one of them was the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup. In this article, we will tell you about teams for whom 2023 was a special year.

#4 Afghanistan

We all know Afghanistan is a very competitive team, they are not a test-playing nation but the quality of cricket they are playing in white ball cricket is outstanding. 2023 was a very special year for them as they removed the tag of underdogs from them. In the 2023 World Cup in India, they finished 6th on the table with 4 wins in 9 games. They defeated teams like England and Pakistan and confirmed their spot in the 2025 ICC Champions Trophy.

#3 South Africa

South Africa
South Africa

South Africa performed very well in 2023. They developed a very strong team in 2023 after a very long transition period. They also successfully made their league work in 2023. Talking about their performance as a team, they were good in tests. They had a very successful World Cup campaign where they went to the semi-finals. They lost against Australia in the semi-finals but the way they played in the tournament was very impressive.

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#2 Team India

Team India
Team India

India was one of the most successful teams in 2023. They were runners-up in World Test Championship where they lost against Australia in the finals. They retained the Border Gavaskar Trophy by 2-1. They had a very successful Asia Cup campaign where they were crowned as the champions. The 2023 World Cup was disappointing for them but the way India dominated throughout the tournament was very special. They were looking one of the best sides but lost only one game and that was the finale against Australia. They are also the No.1 ranked team in every format of the game.

#1 Australia

Australia lift the World Cup for a record sixth occasion
Australia lift the World Cup for a record sixth occasion

It has been a year to remember for Australia in cricket. They won two ICC titles this year. They won the World Test Championship in June against India at Oval, England. They retained Ashes with them by 2-2.

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Pat Cummins became one of the most successful captains in Australian cricket history. he led his team to the World Cup title in India in November. We also saw many individual brilliances from Australian players this year. Players like Travis Head, Pat Cummins, and Glenn Maxwell were stars for Australia in 2023.