Team India Dominance in the World Cup 2023

Team India's dominance in the World Cup 2023 is evident as they showcase their exceptional skills, teamwork, and determination. Learn more about their journey to becoming a strong contender for the coveted title.

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Indian Cricket Team during ODI World Cup 2023 India vs Australia Final at Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad

The recently concluded World Cup 2023 saw India emerging as a dominant force in the tournament. Despite their loss in the final against Australia, India showcased their prowess by holding the champion title for 45 out of the 46 days of the tournament. With an impressive record of 10 victories out of 11 matches played, India proved to be a formidable team throughout the competition.



Rohit Sharma's Record-breaking Performance

Rohit Sharma, the captain of the Indian team, displayed exceptional batting skills throughout the World Cup 2023. He scored a total of 597 runs in the tournament, becoming the first captain to achieve such a feat in a World Cup. Sharma's aggressive batting style and consistent run-scoring played a crucial role in India's journey to the final. He surpassed the previous record held by New Zealand's Kane Williamson, who scored 578 runs as captain in the 2019 World Cup.


Maximum Sixes in a World Cup

Rohit Sharma also claimed the record for hitting the most sixes in a World Cup. In the final against Australia, Sharma hit three sixes, taking his total tally to 31 sixes in the tournament. This remarkable achievement made him the player with the most sixes in a single World Cup, surpassing the previous record held by West Indies' Chris Gayle, who hit 26 sixes in the 2015 World Cup. Sharma's ability to clear the boundaries with ease established him as a powerhouse in the limited-overs format.

Record-breaking Sixes in International Cricket


Rohit Sharma's exceptional performance in the World Cup 2023 also made him the player with the most sixes in international cricket. With a total of 31 sixes in the tournament, Sharma surpassed Chris Gayle's record of 353 international sixes. Currently, Sharma holds the record for hitting the most sixes across all formats of the game, with a total of 582 sixes. His explosive batting and incredible power-hitting have solidified his position as one of the best six-hitters in the history of the sport.

Virat Kohli: Leading the Run Charts

In terms of run-scoring, Virat Kohli stood at the top of the charts in the World Cup 2023. Kohli amassed a total of 765 runs in the tournament, making him the leading run-scorer. This remarkable feat established him as the player with the highest number of runs in a single World Cup. Sachin Tendulkar, another Indian great, held the previous record with 673 runs in the 2003 World Cup.


Most Centuries in ODIs

Virat Kohli also created history by becoming the player with the most centuries in One Day Internationals (ODIs). He scored his 50th ODI century against New Zealand in the semifinal of the World Cup 2023. This milestone century surpassed Sachin Tendulkar's record of 49 centuries in ODIs. Kohli's consistent performance and ability to score centuries make him one of the greatest batsmen in the history of the game.

Mohammed Shami: Fastest 50 World Cup Wickets


Mohammed Shami, the Indian fast bowler, achieved a significant milestone in the World Cup 2023. He became the fastest bowler to take 50 wickets in World Cup history. Shami achieved this feat in just 17 matches, making it the quickest in the tournament's history. He surpassed the previous record held by Australia's Mitchell Starc, who took 50 wickets in 19 matches. Shami's impressive bowling performance and ability to take wickets quickly contributed to India's success in the World Cup.

Highest score of ODI knockout

In the ODI knockout match, India achieved a remarkable feat by scoring 397 runs against New Zealand in the semi-finals. This outstanding performance not only secured their place in the finals but also set a new record for the highest score ever achieved in an ODI knockout match of the World Cup. Prior to this, the record was held by New Zealand, who had scored 393 runs against West Indies during the 2015 World Cup.


KL Rahul: Fastest century in the World Cup by Indian

India's record for the fastest century in the ODI World Cup has been broken twice. On October 11, captain Rohit Sharma achieved this feat by scoring a century in just 63 balls against Afghanistan. Following him, wicketkeeper KL Rahul also made history by reaching a century in just 62 balls against Netherlands on November 12. These remarkable performances have set new records for India in terms of the fastest World Cup centuries.

Shubman Gill: Fastest to score 2000 runs


Shubman Gill, the opener for Team India, achieved a remarkable milestone by scoring 26 runs in the league stage match against New Zealand in the World Cup. This outstanding performance also led him to surpass the mark of 2000 runs in ODI cricket. What makes this achievement even more impressive is that Shubman accomplished it in just 38 innings, setting a new record for being the fastest player to reach this milestone in ODI history. Previously, this record was held by Hashim Amla from South Africa, who reached the same milestone in 40 innings. Shubman Gill's incredible feat has solidified his position as one of the most talented and promising players in international cricket.


The World Cup 2023 witnessed India's exceptional performance, with players like Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, and Mohammed Shami creating new records and displaying their exceptional skills. While India fell short in the final, their dominance throughout the tournament solidified their position as one of the top cricketing nations. The World Cup 2023 will be remembered as a tournament filled with incredible performances, record-breaking moments, and unforgettable matches.

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