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Nov 13, 2023

World Cup: Records India piled in crushing win over Netherlands



India registered their ninth successive win in this World Cup, beating their record of 8 in 2003. Australia's 11 wins in 2003 and 2007 World Cups is the record for most successive victories.

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​Rohit Sharma

Rohit Sharma became the first batter to amass 500 runs or more in back to back editions of the World Cup and the first Indian captain to score more than 500 runs in a single World Cup edition.

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India's 2nd highest WC total

410/4 is India's second highest World Cup score behind the 413/5 against Bermuda at Port of Spain on March 19, 2007.

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Rohit struck the most number of sixes in the ODIs in a calendar year, taking his 2023 tally to 60, surpassing AB de Villiers' previous record of 58 in 2015.

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Five fifties

Rohit Sharma (61), Shubman Gill (51), Virat Kohli (51), Shreyas Iyer (128*) and KL Rahul (102) provided the first instance of the top five players posting 50-plus in a World Cup innings.

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Ton and ton

For the first time in World Cup history, No. 4 and 5 batters hit a ton each in the same innings and 2 tons and 3 fifties were recorded in an ODI innings.

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​KL Rahul

KL Rahul took 62 balls to get to his hundred, the fastest by an Indian in World Cups, beating the record of 63 by Rohit Sharma vs Afghanistan in New Delhi.

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India's best stand

Shreyas Iyer and KL Rahul's partnership of 208 was the best for India for fourth wicket or below in a World Cup.

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​Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli dismissed Netherlands captain Scott Edwards for his first ODI wicket since 2014 and his first scalp in the World Cup.

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Wicket for India captain

Rohit Sharma dismissed Teja Nidamanuru to become the first Indian captain to take a wicket in World Cup after 20 years.

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