Rohit Sharma’s India have been of their aspect in the course of the ultimate league stage sport of World Cup 2023 in opposition to the Netherlands. With the Diwali pageant being celebrated throughout the nation, the Males in Blue produced fireworks on the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru in one other good outing for the hosts. India mauled the Dutch and broke quite a few data down of their 160-run win.
The batters created just a few historic data however one such powered them to greater heights that even probably the most profitable 12 months of an England aspect went behind the Indians. The hosts of World Cup 2023 scored 410 on a batting-friendly Bengaluru floor and created the document for probably the most 350+ totals scored by any staff within the historical past of ODI cricket. The document earlier belonged to England.
This was India’s eighth rating of 350+ in ODIs in 2023, which noticed them leapfrog the enduring 2019 12 months for England, who scored 7 such totals 4 years earlier than.
Most 350+ totals in a calendar 12 months:
India – 8 in 2023
England – 7 in 2019
South Africa – 6 in 2023
South Africa – 5 in 2015
Australia – 5 in 2023
Rahul, Iyer and batters make merry
It was an exquisite event for the Indians. All the highest 5 batters bought over no less than fifty runs of their run-feast within the sport. This grew to become the primary occasion of 5 or extra of the willow holders from a staff scoring fifty-plus in ODI World Cup historical past. This was solely the third such event in ODI historical past that 5 or extra gamers bought over the fifty-run mark in an innings. KL Rahul additionally scored the quickest century by an Indian in World Cup historical past – in 62 balls, bettering his captain Rohit Sharma’s document by a ball.
Rohit’s India proceed their unbeaten document within the ODI World Cup 2023 as they now have 9 wins within the league part. They completed on prime of the factors desk and can now lock horns in opposition to fourth-placed New Zealand within the first semifinal at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.
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