Team India’s performance in the ICC World Cup 2023 has been excellent. Rohit’s army has been unbeaten in the nine league matches and semi-final matches played so far in this tournament. Let’s take a look at the league from the first match to the semi-final match. Let us tell you that in this tournament, Team India performed brilliantly in three departments.
World Cup 2023. Team India is ready to play the final after defeating New Zealand by 70 runs in the semi-finals. The performance of Team India, which has been undefeated so far in this tournament, is the best. Let us take a look at the wonderful journey of Team India in this World Cup.
India vs Australia
In this tournament, Team India’s first match was against Australia at MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. Due to dengue, Ishan Kishan was included in the playing 11 in place of Shubman Gill in this match. Bowling first, Team India’s bowlers restricted the Kangaroo team to just 199 runs.
In the meantime, Team India, who arrived to pursue the 200-run target, got off to a terrible start. Without accessing the account, Ishan Kishan, Rohit Sharma, and Shreyas Iyer were absent. Following this, the innings were taken over by KL Rahul and Virat Kohli. In 116 balls, Kohli scored 85 runs in one inning. itself there. KL Rahul scored 97 runs in an unbeaten inning. This match was won by Team India by six wickets.
India vs Afghanistan
Team India played the second match against Afghanistan. In this match played at Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi, the Afghanistan team, batting first, scored 272 runs after losing eight wickets. However, Rohit Sharma played a brilliant inning of 131 runs for India. In contrast, Virat Kohli contributed a 55-run inning. Team India lost two wickets to reach this goal.
India vs Pakistan
Team India played the third match against Pakistan. This high-voltage match was played at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. In this match, the Pakistan team, batting first, could score only 191 runs. Babar Azam played a half-century inning in this match. At the same time, on behalf of Team India, which came to chase this target, captain Rohit Sharma played an explosive inning of 86 runs on 63 balls. Team India won this match by seven wickets.
India vs Bangladesh
Team India’s fourth match was against Bangladesh. In this match, Bangladesh scored 256 runs after losing eight wickets. Thanks to Virat Kohli’s unbeaten century, Team India won the match in 41.3 overs.
India vs New Zealand
Team India played the fifth match against New Zealand. In this match, New Zealand scored 273 runs in 50 overs. Team India won this match by losing six wickets. Virat Kohli played an inning of 95 runs in this match.
India vs England
Team India played the sixth match against England. In this match played in Lucknow, Team India batted first and scored 229 runs. In response, the England team could score only 129 runs.
India vs Sri Lanka
Team India played the seventh match against Sri Lanka. In this match played at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai, Team India, batting first, scored a huge score of 357 runs after losing eight wickets. In response, the Sri Lankan army was bundled out for just 55 runs.
India vs South Africa
Team India played the eighth match against South Africa. Batting first in this match, Team India scored 326 runs after losing five wickets. Virat Kohli scored his 49th century in this match. Whereas, while chasing this target, the South African team collapsed for just 83 runs.
India vs Netherlands
Team India’s last league match was played against the Netherlands. In this match, Shreyas Iyer and KL Rahul played century innings. Team India scored 410 runs after losing four wickets. At the same time, the Netherlands team was all out for 250 runs.
Shami did wonders in the semi-finals
Be it the year 2015 or 2019, the semi-final match was not easy for Team India. In the year 2019, it was New Zealand that broke the dream of Team India. Team India had to take revenge on the Kiwi team and also make it to the finals.
Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium hosted this game. Team India chose to bat first in this match after winning the toss. Shubman Gill had an outstanding inning of 80 runs while batting first. Virat Kohli also scored 117 runs in this game at the same time. A century inning with 105 runs was also played by Shreyas Iyer. Team India lost 4 wickets and scored 397 runs at the end of the 50 overs.
Darrell Mitchell played an inning of 134 runs for the New Zealand team that came to chase this target. Captain Kane Williamson also scored 69 runs. However, the Kiwi team surrendered at 327 runs in front of Mohammed Shami.