In the 45th and last league match of World Cup 2023, India defeated the Netherlands by 160 runs. With this victory, Team India won all its matches in the group round. He defeated all nine opponents. India won the toss and decided to bat first at the Chinna Swamy Stadium in Bangalore. Team India scored 410 runs for four wickets in 50 overs. In reply, the Netherlands team was all out for 250 runs in 47.4 overs. Team India gave the gift of victory to the fans on the day of Diwali.
India’s big victory
India defeated the Netherlands by 160 runs in the last match of the group round. Team India will now face New Zealand in the first semi-final on November 15 at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. India is unbeaten so far in this tournament. He has defeated all nine opponents. India defeated Australia, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Bangladesh, New Zealand, England, Sri Lanka, South Africa and Netherlands. Team India has 18 points in the points table. He topped the points table in the group round. The Netherlands, on the other hand, finished the World Cup at the bottom of the group in 10th place. He got two wins in nine matches. The Netherlands had to face defeat in seven matches. After this defeat, the Netherlands will not be able to participate in the Champions Trophy 2025.
India won the toss and decided to bat first at the Chinna Swamy Stadium in Bangalore. Team India scored 410 runs for four wickets in 50 overs. In reply, the Netherlands team was all out for 250 runs in 47.4 overs. Team India gave the gift of victory to the fans on the day of Diwali. India had won eight consecutive matches in the 2003 World Cup. He broke this record this time with his ninth win. Australia holds the record for winning the most consecutive matches in the World Cup. He won 11 matches in 2003.
Nine players of India bowled
Indian bowlers performed brilliantly in this match. Rohit Sharma made nine out of 11 player’s bowls. Only KL Rahul and Shreyas Iyer did not bowl. The team’s senior players Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma even took one wicket each. Shubham Gill and Surya Kumar Yadav also got a chance to bowl. For India, Mohammed Siraj, Jaspreet Bumrah, Ravindra Jadeja, and Kuldeep Yadav took two wickets each. Mohammed Shami did not get a single success in this match.
Teja scored a half-century for the Netherlands
Only one player scored a half-century in this match for the Netherlands. Teja Nidamanuru scored the highest score of 54 runs. Sybrand scored 45, Colin Ackerman 35 and Max Oddad scored 30. Captain Scott Edwards scored 17 runs. Logan Van Beek and Roelof van der Merwe were out after scoring 16 runs each. Bas De Leede scored 12 runs, Aryan Dutt scored five runs and Wesley Barresi scored four runs. Paul Van Meekeren remained unbeaten after scoring three runs.
Rahul completed his century by hitting a six on the second ball of the 50th over. With this, India’s score has crossed 400. This is the seventh century of Rahul’s ODI career while this is his first century in this World Cup. With this, Rahul has become the batsman to score the fastest century for India in the World Cup. He completed his century in 62 balls. Before him, this record was in the name of Rohit who had completed a century in 63 balls in the same World Cup.
India has received its first blow. Shubman Gill is out. The fifth ball of the 12th over was bowled short by Van Meekeren which was pulled by Gill. The ball went towards deep fine leg. Nidamanuru was standing there. The ball was going over his head for a six but he jumped in time and caught the ball.
India eyes 9-0 victory
Team India is now eyeing a 9-0 win in the World Cup 2023. This is because he has won all the 8 matches played so far. That means at present her figure is 8-0. Now if the Indian team registers another win, then it will be a new record for consecutive wins in the history of the World Cup.
Eyes on Virat Kohli
In this match, eyes are on the Indian team’s star batsman Virat Kohli. He can break two records of Sachin. If Virat Kohli scores a century, he will become the batsman who has scored the most centuries in ODIs. Currently, he is on par with Sachin Tendulkar with 49-49 centuries. If Kohli scores 130 runs, he will become the batsman who scores the most runs in a World Cup. Currently, this record is in the name of Sachin.
Team India’s victory
Team India has also won its last match of the league stage. The last wicket came in the account of captain Rohit Sharma, who dismissed Teja Nidamanuru, who scored a half-century, and Ireland’s entire innings ended at 250 runs. In this way, India won all its 9 matches.