Bengaluru, November 12 (Language) India broke many records during its mammoth innings of 410 runs for four wickets against Netherlands in the final league match of the World Cup here on Sunday.
While captain Rohit Sharma (61 runs) again made many records, Shreyas Iyer (128 runs not out) and KL Rahul (102 runs) also made some contributions.
Records made during India’s innings:
– Rohit hit the most number of sixes in ODI in a calendar year, taking his number to 60 in 2023. With this, he left behind AB de Villiers’ record of 58 sixes made in 2015.
Along with this, Rohit also became the captain who hit the most number of sixes (24) in one phase of the World Cup. He left England’s Eoin Morgan (22) behind.
– Rohit and Shubman Gill were successful in making the highest partnership of more than 100 runs in ODIs this year, they did so five times.
– Rohit scored the most runs (503) in one phase of the World Cup among Indian captains. He left behind Sourav Ganguly (465 in 2003).
– Rohit joins Tendulkar in scoring more than 500 runs in multiple World Cup innings (two). Rohit also became the first player to do so in consecutive stages.
– Virat Kohli (51 runs against Netherlands) has scored more than 50 on 14 occasions in the World Cup so far, making him second only to Sachin Tendulkar (21).
– Kohli joined Tendulkar and Bangladesh’s Shakib Al Hasan for most 50-plus scores (seven) in a World Cup.
– This is the first time that India’s top five batsmen have scored more than 50 runs in an ODI innings.
– KL Rahul became the fastest Indian to score a century in a World Cup match, he achieved this feat by playing 62 balls. In this way he overtook Rohit Sharma (63 balls).
– So far, Indian batsmen have scored more than 50 on 20 occasions in this World Cup, which is their best performance so far. In this way he has left behind his 2019 record (19).
– The 208-run partnership between Shreyas Iyer and KL Rahul was also India’s best partnership for the fourth wicket or lower in the World Cup. The previous best partnership before this was between Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Suresh Raina (196 not out) against Zimbabwe in 2015.