India hammered England by 100 runs in match number 29 of the 2023 World Cup at the Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium in Lucknow on Sunday, October 29. With the win, India maintained their unbeaten run in the tournament and moved up to the top of the points table again, with 12 points from six games.
Mohammed Shami claimed 5/54 in his comeback match, while Virat Kohli hit 95 off 104 as India beat New Zealand by four wickets in match number 21 of the 2023 World Cup at the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium in Dharamsala on Sunday, October 22. With the win, the Men in Blue also ended their losing streak against the Kiwis in ICC events, which dated back to 2003 and also moved to the top of the points table.
India maintained their unbeaten run in the 2023 ODI World Cup, getting the better of Bangladesh by seven wickets in match number 17 of the tournament at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune on Thursday, October 19. The Men in Blue’s win on Thursday was their fourth in as many matches in this year’s World Cup.
India’s bowlers and Rohit Sharma combined as the Men in Blue hammered Pakistan by seven wickets in match number 12 of the ICC ODI World Cup 2023 at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad on Saturday, October 14.
Team India came up with a comprehensive performance to beat Australia by six wickets in match number five of the 2023 ICC ODI World Cup at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai on Sunday, October 8. Bowling first after losing the toss. India held Australia to 199 as Ravindra Jadeja claimed 3/28. KL Rahul (97 off 115) and Virat Kohli (85 off 116) then added 165 for the fourth wicket to help India recover from 2/3. The hosts got past the winning line in 41.2 overs.
Former India off-spinner Harbhajan Singh has made an interesting comment, stating that he would prefer Ravichandran Ashwin over Kuldeep Yadav in India’s playing XI during the upcoming World Cup. Kuldeep has been brilliant for India in ODIs this year. In fact, he is the leading Indian wicket-taker in 2023, with 33 scalps. The left-arm wrist-spinner was also the Player of the Match in the Asia Cup that India won.
Veteran off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin has admitted that the upcoming ODI World Cup could be his last for India. The 37-year-old was not part of India’s initial World Cup 2023 squad. However, he was a last-minute addition, replacing all-rounder Axar Patel, after the latter failed to recover from his left quadriceps strain that he picked up during the World Cup.
Shubman Gill (104 off 97) and Shreyas Iyer (105 off 90) hit superlative tons as India beat Australia by 99 runs [DLS method] at the Holkar Cricket Stadium in Indore on Sunday, September 24 in the second ODI of the three-match series. With the comprehensive win, the Men in Blue clinched the series 2-0 and also maintained their unbeaten ODI record in Indore.
Mohammed Shami claimed five wickets, while four Indian batters struck half-centuries as India beat Australia by five wickets at the Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium in Mohali in on Friday, September 22 in the first ODI of the three-match series.