India secured its biggest win in the ICC World Cup 2023. India beat Sri Lanka by 302 runs which is the highest defeating total against any team by any team in the 48-year history of the World Cup tournament.
Batting first, India scored a big total of 357 runs in the allotted 50 overs. Thanks to Shubman Gill (92 runs), Virat Kohli (88 runs) and Shreyas Iyer (82 runs) who made India win its consecutive 7th match. With this win, India has become the first team to qualify for the semi-finals of the 2023 ICC Men’s World Cup tournament.
Sri Lanka performed very disappointingly. Half-of its team got out without scoring any runs. Five Sri Lankan batsmen got out for “Zero” runs which ruined their team chances of winning. Sri Lankan batsman Kasun Rajitha was the highest scorer with 14 runs for their team followed by Angelo Mathews and Maheesh Theekshana’s 12 runs each.
Mohammad Shami won the Player of the match award.
Mohammad Shami took 5 wickets to became India’s leading wicket-taker in ODI World Cup history. Previously, Zaheer Khan and Javagal Srinath were the highest wicket takers with 44 wickets each. Now, Shami has surpassed and secured the 1st spot with 45 wickets in 14 matches. Also, he is the first Indian bowler to take 5-wicket hauls 2 times in one edition of the ODI World Cup as well as the most five-wicket hauls for India in ODI cricket.
List Of Records Created By India During ICC World Cup 2023
- India secured its biggest win in ODI World Cup history.
- Rohit Sharma becomes the only captain in the world who has managed to win two ODI matches by a margin of more than 300 runs.
- Virat Kohli now holds the world record for most calendar years (8) in international cricket with 1000 or more ODI runs.
- Virat has now won 308 matches as an India player across all formats.
- Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli became the second and third players after Sachin Tendulkar to score 400+ runs in the ODI World Cup on more than one occasion.
- Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma are the only two Indian cricketers who have scored 400+ runs in the ODI World Cup in back-to-back editions.
- Shreyas Iyer became the third fastest Indian after Shubman Gill and Shikhar Dhawan to complete 2000 runs in ODIs.
- Jasprit Bumrah became the first Indian bowler in ODI World Cup history to take a wicket on the first ball of the inning.
- India dismissed Sri Lanka for 55 runs in 19.4 overs, which is the lowest total by any team against India in ODI World Cup history.
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