Indian Cricket is completely mysterious and unbelievable in every aspect of Cricket. Over the years Indian Cricket team is one of the most loved as well as the criticized team. Whether it is team selection, Playing XI, Coaching, Captain selections, and even potential players left out of the squad. But leaving all these aside, the Indian Cricketing team is still one of the strongest cricketing teams in the whole world. And recently, Team India Registered Biggest Win Margin in ODI Cricket History. During the recent bilateral series between India and Sri Lanka, Team India and their player did many amazing and record-breaking achievements. So, this article will provide you with, India’s Biggest Win Margin in ODI Cricket History.
India Registered Biggest Win Margin in ODI Cricket History.
In the Sri Lanka tour of India 2023, many records were broken by the players and the team, and the Indian Cricket Team registered the Biggest Win Margin in ODI Cricket History. It was the third ODI match of the Sri Lanka tour of India 2023 when this record was broken. The match started with India winning the toss and choosing to bat first. Also Read: Virat Kohli broke Fives Major Records with his 74th Hundred in International Cricket
The Sri Lankan team bowled the first three overs extremely well and only 4 runs in three overs. Then it was the new combination of young gun Shubman and the Veteran Rohit who exploded with the bat. The over when both the opening batters together scored 23 runs against Lahiru Kumara turned the match. Soon the partnership got better and it crossed 50 runs in the seventh over itself. Both Rohit Sharma and Shubman Gill were looking good and were on their way to hitting their second Hundred run partnership together but the Captain of the Indian Cricket team couldn’t stand tall against Chamika Karunaratne and lost the first wicket in the 15th over at 95 runs.
Then it was the arrival of “The King” Virat Kohli who took the bowlers apart but there was someone unexpected to put on a show. Yes, it was Shubman Gill earlier than Virat Kohli with an amazing Hundred, the second in his ODI Career. Meanwhile, Kohli scored a Half-Century ball earlier than Shubman Gill scoring his Second Hundred. Soon after the hundred Shubman gill opened his arm well and started smashing bowlers. But it was the Sri Lanka star bowler in the series Kasun Rajitha who knocked out the Middle stump
The stage was all set for a Virat Kohli show and he didn’t disappoint the fans. Virat Kohli smashed his 74th International Hundred with a quick partnership of 100 runs with Shreyas Iyer. But Shreyas lost his wicket yet again after a good knock. After the wicket of Shreyas, Virat Kohli took over and the ball was seen flying around the ground. He scored an unbeaten 166 runs out of 110 balls including 8 sixes and 13 fours. The collective team performance with the bat, the Indian Cricket team posted a huge total of 390/5. Also Read: India Vs Sri Lanka 3rd ODI: 3 Records Broken By the Indian Cricket Team in their impressive win against Sri Lanka.
It was the innings break and the Indian team bowler was eagerly waiting to pick wickets. It was Mohammad Siraj who destroyed the Sri Lankan batting unit by picking the 1st wicket. The in-swinging and out-swinging deliver were just unplayable to the batters and lost 5 wickets in the first powerplay.
Well, it was not only Mohammad Siraj who destroyed the Sri Lankan batting unit it was Mohammad Shami and Kuldeep Yadav too. The effective spells with wickets in regular intervals, it was just like the Indian Cricket team playing against a bunch of Amateur players. Both Kuldeep and Shami took Two wickets at just an economy of just above 3. But the star was Mohammad Siraj with 4 wickets and one run out putting the Sri Lankan team all out at just 73 runs in 22 overs. Also Read: Arshdeep Singh becomes the only Indian Player in Latest ICC Men’s Emerging Cricketer of the Year Nominations
Yes, only 73 runs were scored by the team against the mammoth total of 391 and India Registered Biggest Win Margin in ODI Cricket History. Earlier the record was held by the New Zealand 290 runs to win against the Ireland long back in 2008.
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