India took on Netherlands in their ninth and final match of the league stage of the 2023 ODI World Cup on Sunday (November 12), managing to pull off a massive win by 160 runs. By registering a win over the Dutch team, India finished the league stage of the 2023 ODI World Cup with a 100% win record.
Updated on November 13, 2023 | 06:41 AM EDT
India beat Netherlands by 160 runs on Sunday (November 12) in the 2023 ODI World Cup.
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- India beat Netherlands by 160 runs on Sunday (November 12).
- The win over Netherlands was India’s ninth successive win in the 2023 ODI World Cup.
- KL Rahul scored the fastest ODI World Cup century by an Indian batsman on Sunday.
India beat Netherlands by 160 runs on Sunday (November 12) in their ninth and final match in the league stage of the ODI World Cup 2023. In a match played at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru, the Men in Blue rode two centuries from Shreyas Iyer (128* ) and KL Rahul (102) first score a total of 410 runs in 50 overs for the loss of four wickets and then, in return, dismiss the Dutch team for 250 runs in 47.5 overs. For the hosts, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj, Kuldeep Yadav and Ravindra Jadeja took two wickets each, and were dismissed by Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma each.
The win over Netherlands was India’s ninth win in as many matches played during the league phase of the 2023 World Cup. During the historic victory over the Scott Edwards-led side, the Indian players created several records. Here’s a look at all of them.
- KL Rahul now holds the record for scoring the fastest century for India in ODI World Cup history. It took 62 balls to reach the milestone against Netherlands on Sunday, breaking Rohit Sharma’s record of scoring a century in 63 balls against Afghanistan on October 11, 2023.
- KL Rahul became the second Indian wicketkeeper-batsman after Rahul Dravid to score a century in an ODI World Cup.
- KL Rahul has scored the most runs (347) as a wicket-keeper batsman for India in a single edition of the ODI World Cup.
- The win over Netherlands was India’s ninth successive win in the 2023 ODI World Cup. It is the record for the longest winning streak by an Indian team in a single edition of an ODI World Cup.
- Rohit Sharma became the first Indian captain to win nine consecutive matches in a single edition of the ODI World Cup. The previous best was eight straight wins in 2003 under Sourav Ganguly.
- For the first time in the history of the ODI World Cup, the top five players of any team have managed to score 50 or more runs in a single innings.
- Rohit Sharma became the first batsman in the history of the ODI World Cup to score more than 500 runs in two consecutive editions.
- Rohit is only the second Indian batsman after Sachin Tendulkar, who has managed to score more than 500 runs in two ODI World Cups.
- Rohit now holds the record for hitting the most sixes in ODIs in a calendar year. He has hit 60 sixes in 25 ODI matches played in 2023.
- Rohit scored 503 runs in the 2023 ODI World Cup, which helped him break Sourav Ganguly’s record of scoring the most runs as an Indian captain in a single edition of the ODI World Cup. Ganguly amassed a total of 465 runs in the 2003 edition.
- Rohit broke MS Dhoni’s record of 10,599 runs in 347 matches to become India’s fifth highest run-getter in ODIs. He has 10,615 runs to his name in 260 ODIs.
- Shreyas Iyer registered his best ODI score on Sunday by remaining unbeaten on 128 runs off 94 balls against Netherlands.
- Shreyas Iyer became the first Indian batsman to score a century against Netherlands in ODIs.
- Shreyas Iyer has scored the most runs (421 in nine matches) for India as a middle-order batsman in the World Cup edition.
- KL Rahul and Shreyas Iyer added the biggest partnership (208 runs) for the fourth wicket in World Cup history.
- The total of 410-4 is India’s second highest total in ODI World Cup history and the highest in matches played on Indian soil.
- Ravindra Jadeja has taken the most wickets as an Indian player in the World Cup edition. He has sent off 16 players in his nine matches so far.
- By taking 16 wickets in nine matches of the 2023 ODI World Cup, Dutch all-rounder Bas de Leyde has broken his father Tom De Leyde’s record of taking the most wickets for the Netherlands in ODI World Cup history. Tom struck out 14 batters in 14 games.
Team India will next take the field on Wednesday (November 15) in Mumbai, where they will take on two-beaters New Zealand in the first semi-final of the 2023 ODI World Cup, which is scheduled to be played at the Wankhede Stadium.
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