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ICC Cricket World Cup 2023: Records broken by India against the Netherlands.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2023: Records broken by India against the Netherlands.
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In a bid to secure a record-breaking ninth consecutive win in the 2023 ICC World Cup, India’s reliable batting pair of captain Rohit Sharma, and former captain Virat Kohli, broke quite a few records with their knocks against Netherlands today (12 November).

India's top three batters scored fifty each and then Shreyas Iyer and KL Rahul registered quick hundreds to boost India to 410 runs at Bengaluru's M Chinnaswamy Stadium.

KL Rahul smashed the fastest hundred for India in ODI World Cup history in just 62 balls to steal the limelight while Shreyas Iyer recorded his highest ODI score. 

Two hundreds and three fifties boosted India to their second-highest total in World Cup history, missing the record of 413 runs by a margin of three runs. 

Rohit laid the foundation for the middle-order yet again with a 54-ball 61, which included eight fours and a couple of sixes. Kohli, along similar lines, scored a half-century, adding 51 runs to his team’s cause by playing 56 deliveries.

India's highest totals in World Cup history:

1) 413/5 vs Bernula in 2007 

2) 410/4 vs Netherlands in 2023

3) 373/6 vs Sri Lanka in 1999

4) 370/4 vs Bangladesh in 2011

5) 357/8 vs Sri Lanka in 2023

Highest partnerships for 4th wicket or below by Indian pair in World Cup history:

1) 208 - Shreyas Iyer & KL Rahul vs Netherlands, Bengaluru, 2023

2) 196* - MS Dhoni & SK Raina vs Zimbabwe, Auckland, 2015

3) 165 - V Kohli & KL Rahul vs Australia, Chennai, 2023*

4) 142 - VG Kambli & NS Sidhu vs Zimbabwe, Kanpur, 1996

5) 141 - A Jadeja & RR Singh vs Australia, The Oval, 1999

Records Broken by Rohit Sharma:

With his two sixes in today’s match, Rohit Sharma now has the record of smashing the most number of sixes in ODI in a calendar year (59), surpassing AB de Villiers’ feat.

Most ODI sixes in a calendar year:

1. Rohit Sharma – 59 (2023)

2. AB de Villiers – 58 (2015)

3. Chris Gayle – 56 (2019)

4. Shahid Afridi – 48 (2002)

5. Muhammad Waseem – 47 (2023)

Moreover, he became the first player in the history of the game to score 500 runs in consecutive editions of the ODI World Cup. 

As for the overall figures, he joins Sachin Tendulkar as the only two batters who have crossed the 500-run mark on multiple editions.

Players who have scored 500+ runs in a World Cup on more than one occasion:

1. Sachin Tendulkar – 673 (2003) & 523 (1996)

2. Rohit Sharma – 648 (2019) & 503 (2023)

Moreover, Rohit has also surpassed Sourav Ganguly’s 2003 World Cup tally of 465 runs to record the most runs by an Indian captain in a single World Cup edition.

Most Runs by an Indian captain in a single World Cup:

1. Rohit Sharma – 503 (2023)

2. Sourav Ganguly – 465 (2003)

3. Virat Kohli – 443 (2019)

4. Mohammad Azharuddin – 332 (1992)

5. Kapil Dev – 303 (1983)

With his 61-run against the Dutch, Rohit became only the third Indian player to score over 14000 international runs whilst playing as an opener.

Most international runs as an opener for India:

1. Virender Sehwag – 16119

2. Sachin Tendulkar – 15335

3. Rohit Sharma – 14049

4. Sunil Gavaskar – 12258

5. Shikhar Dhawan – 10867

Rohit also holds the record of hitting the most sixes as a captain in a single ODI World Cup edition.

1. Rohit Sharma – 23 (2023)

2. Eoin Morgan – 22 (2019)

3. AB de Villiers – 21 (2015)

4. Aaron Finch – 18 (2019)

5. Brendon McCullum – 17 (2015)


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