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29 major records were broken in the 2023 World Cup

By Akanksha - November 18, 2023 - Last updated on Nov 18, 2023 01:02 PM
29 major records were broken in the 2023 World Cup

India is in full swing after winning the 2023 World Cup for the tenth time in a row. At the Wankhede in Mumbai, India defeated New Zealand by 70 runs to win the first semi-final. India chose to bat first and scored 397/4. Virat Kohli achieved a record-breaking fifty-score. Shreyas Iyer struck a fantastic 105. Shubman Gill scored eighty without losing. Tim Southee scored 3/100 for NZ.

In reply, Kane Williamson and Daryl Mitchell scored 181 runs after New Zealand lost two wickets in short succession. Mitchell scored 134, while Williamson scored 69. Mohammed Shami responded, finishing in 9.5 overs with a record 7/57. With this decisive victory, India advanced to the fourth ODI World Cup final, following 1983, 2003, and 2011. On Sunday, Australia and India will compete in the final.

29 major records were broken in the 2023 World Cup

The 29 main lists of records broken are listed below.

1. India's third-highest score in the ODI World Cup

India vs Netherlands

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At the current ODI World Cup, India's 397/4 total is the third-highest. 410/4 against the Netherlands in 2023 and 413/5 against Bermuda in 2007 continue to be their greatest results. Meanwhile, this is India's best World Cup result against the Kiwis. In ODIs against New Zealand, India again achieved a record-breaking high, beating the 392-run mark set in 2009.

2. Third-highest World Cup match total score overall

724 runs were scored in the India vs. New Zealand match. According to Cricbuzz, it is the third-best total score after 754—SA vs. SL, Delhi, 2023—and 771—AUS vs. NZ, Dharamsala, 2023. In the meanwhile, in a knockout game, this is the greatest cumulative score.

3. Second team in a World Cup with ten or more wins

India became the second team to win ten or more World Cups in a campaign with their ten victories in this tournament. They went on to join Australia (twice winning in 2003 and 2007).

4. India scores 19 sixes.

Against NZ, Indian hitters blasted 19 sixes. At the Cricket World Cup, this is the most by a side in a single innings. The World Cup record knockout score in an India match is currently 397/4, having surpassed NZ's 393/6 against WI in 2015.

5. Kohli's 50th century in ODIs

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Kohli struck 117 off of 113 balls. The most by a hitter in ODI history, he scored his 50th century. In his 279th inning, Kohli, who was tied with Sachin Tendulkar on 49 tons, reached the 50th. Sachin completed 452 ODI innings with 49 hundreds.

6. Third-best scorer in cricket's ODI series

In ODI cricket, Kohli has accelerated to 13794 runs. His average is 58.69. He overtook legendary Australian great Ricky Ponting, who amassed a record-breaking 13704 runs in One-Day Internationals, during his knock. Right present, Kohli ranks third in ODI scoring. The only people ahead of him are Kumar Sangakkara (14324) and Sachin Tendulkar (18426).

7. World Cup edition with the most runs

With this World Cup, Kohli has amassed the highest runs in an ODI season. Kohli eclipsed Sachin, who scored 673 runs in the 2003 World Cup, by surpassing the 700-run threshold in WC 2023 (711). Kohli's World Cup average is 101.57 at the moment.

8. Highest Indian score in the World Cup semifinals

The highest score ever by an Indian in an ODI World Cup semi-final is presently 117, achieved by Kohli. When he scored 111* against Kenya in 2003, Sourav Ganguly held the mark, which Kohli shattered. In WC 2023, Shreyas Iyer (105), vs New Zealand, is just India's third centurion in the semifinals.

9. Most fifty-plus scores in a World Cup edition

With his ninth 50-plus century in the 2023 World Cup, Kohli took criticism. He has five fifty-and-three tons of stuff. With seven scores of fifty or more in a World Cup, Kohli is now above Sachin and Shakib Al Hasan, who are now in second place.

10. In ODI cricket, 150 sixes

Kohli scored 117 runs off of two sixes. At now, he has 151 sixes in ODIs. His 150+ ODI sixes make him the sixth Indian to do so. India's record of sixes in ODIs is led by Rohit Sharma.

11. Co-highest centuries in ODIs between New Zealand and India

Against NZ, Kohli hit his sixth century in an ODI. As a result, he now shares the top centurion status for India in ODIs against New Zealand. He was on par with Virender Sehwag, who also broke six tons. At 58.75, Kohli has 1645 ODI runs against New Zealand. With 1750 runs scored, Sachin is only one behind him.

12. Player four with more than 150 ODI World Cup fours

The fourth player with more than 150 ODI World Cup fours is now Kohli. With nine fours against New Zealand, Kohli has accelerated to a score of 155. David Warner, Rohit, and Sachin are the other players with more than 150 ODI WC fours.

13. Rohit scores 1500 runs ODI World Cup 


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Rohit struck quickly at the top, scoring 47. He's completed more than 1500 World Cup runs. After 27 games, Rohit has 1528 runs. He is only the third Indian player and the fifth player overall to reach the mark.

14. In ODIs, Rohit has scored 2000 runs as captain

Rohit achieved again another significant goal. As captain, he has amassed 2000 ODI runs from 44 games. His average is 55.55. Just seven Indian captains have reached this milestone, including Rohit. Rohit has 10662 ODI runs in all.

15. 50 World Cup sixes in the ODI format

The king of sixes, Rohit, made history by being the first player to 50 maximums in an ODI World Cup. Throughout 27 games, Rohit currently has 51 maximums. Chris Gayle, who blasted 49 sixes, was eclipsed by Rohit.

16. Iyer sets a significant knockout record


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Shreyas Iyer scored 105 off of 70 balls. He hit 67 balls with a ton of force. As of right present, Iyer has the quickest century in ODI World Cup knockout matches. Iyer surpassed the mark held by Adam Gilchrist, who in the 2007 World Cup final took 72 balls against Sri Lanka.

17. Most runs in an ODI World Cup campaign as the number four hitter

Iyer scored more than 500 runs in the 2023 ODI World Cup. He is now the highest scoring in an ODI WC edition as a result of this. He overtook former New Zealand great Scott Styris, who in 2007 scored 499. Iyer leads the WC 2023 with 526 runs.

18. Third Indian with this exceptional achievement

Iyer criticized his follow-up century. In the previous game against the Netherlands, he scored 128*. Iyer became the third player from India to smash consecutive ODI World Cup tons, after Rahul and Rohit Dravid.

19. Two distinct entries for Iyer

Against New Zealand, Iyer hit eight sixes in a row. It is now the most in a World Cup innings by an Indian hitter. He overtook Yuvraj Singh (7 versus Bermuda, Port of Spain, 2007) and Ganguly (7 vs SL, Taunton, 1999). Iyer now holds the third-fastest Indian batter's WC ton. In this aspect, KL Rahul and Rohit are superior to Iyer.

20. Kiwi bowler who has the second unwanted record

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Tim Southee scored 100 runs off just three scalps. He is now the second bowler from New Zealand to give up 100 runs or more in a World Cup innings, according to ESPNcricinfo. In 1983, M Snedden gave up 105 runs against England. Trent Boult, meanwhile, let up the highest runs in a game (86) throughout his ODI career.

21. fastest to 50 wickets in an ODI

Mohammed Shami reported an incredible 7/57. He set a record for the quickest 50 ODI wickets in the process. Shami surpassed Mitchell Starc, who needed 19 innings, to reach the milestone in just 17 innings.

22. Eighth or more four-wicket haul in ODI World Cups

In the ODI World Cups, Shami recorded his fourth five-wicket haul. He also had four hauls of four wickets. As the first player to reach eight, Shami gains two more points than Starc (6). The record five-wicket haul by Shami is now his fourth. He overtook Starc (3).

23. Fifth bowler in the ODI World Cup with a seven-for

Mohammed Shami

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In WC history, Shami is currently the seventh bowler to capture seven wickets in a single game. Alongside Glenn McGrath, Andy Bichel, Tim Southee, and WW Davis, he became one of their numbers. The first Indian to achieve so is Shami. At 12.90, he now has 54 scalps in ODI WCs. He has a strike rate of 15.33.

24. India's best ODI statistics

In One-Day Internationals, Shami has the greatest bowling returns for India. Stuart Binny's records of 6/4 against BAN in Mirpur in 2014 and 6/12 against WI in Kolkata in 1993 were surpassed by him.

25. In WCs, the second bowler with this record vs New Zealand

In the ODI World Cup, Shami won his second fifer against New Zealand. With it, he became the second bowler after Starc to have two WC fifers against the Kiwis.

26. The first bowler to record this WC

In this World Cup, Shami recorded his third five-wicket haul. He is the first player in a World Cup edition to have three five-wicket performances.

27. Mitchell and Ravindra accompany Williamson

With 578 runs, Rachin Ravindra concluded his World Cup campaign. Mitchell, the centurion, scored 552 runs in the interim. They join 2019's 578-run scorer Kane Williamson. These three Kiwi batsmen have scored more than 550 runs in a single World Cup.

28. Mitchell scored 1500 runs.

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Mitchell crushed India with an incredible 134. Now, he has more than 1500 runs in ODIs. 1577 runs at 52.66 are his own. His sixth ODI century was a smash. Against India in this World Cup, Mitchell broke two hundred (including 130).

29. Highest finish in a World Cup semifinal

Mitchell's 134 is currently the highest score in the WC semi-final, according to Bharath Seervi. Earlier, he had broken Kohli's 117. Mahela Jayawardene set the record with a score of 115* before this match.

Also Read: The whole journey of India in the 2023 World Cup

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