India Becomes 2nd Most Successful Team in ODI World Cup History After Thrashing England
The Indian cricket team registered a dominating 100-run victory over defending champions England in their recent 2023 ODI World Cup match on Sunday, October 29th at the Ekana Stadium in Lucknow.
Batting first, India posted a fighting total of 229-9 courtesy of captain Rohit Sharma’s brilliant half-century (50) and Suryakumar Yadav’s vital 49 runs. The duo powered India to a challenging score on a difficult pitch.
India’s Bowlers Demolish England’s Batting
Chasing 230, England were simply outclassed by India’s bowlers led by pacer Mohammed Shami’s scintillating 4-22 spell in 7 overs. Shami rattled England’s batting as the defending champs could only manage 129 in 34.5 overs before being bowled out. In addition, you can also read an article on- Australia Edge New Zealand in All-Time Highest Scoring Cricket World Cup Match
India Overtake New Zealand in ODI World Cup Wins
With their comprehensive victory, India now have 59 wins in ODI World Cup history, going past New Zealand’s 58 wins. Only Australia have more ODI World Cup wins than India with 73 victories.
At 65.56%, India also have the 2nd best win percentage in ODI World Cups after Australia’s 73%. This dominating win strengthens India’s chances to lift their 3rd ODI World Cup title. Additionally, you can also read about- The Most Intense Cricket World Cup Rivalries Through History
India Top 2023 World Cup Points Table
The win took India to the top of the 2023 ODI World Cup points table with 12 points and a superb net run rate of +1.405 after 6 matches. England remained rooted at the bottom with 2 points and a poor net run rate of -1.652.
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