India recorded its straight forward consecutive convincing win in the HIGH- VOLTAGE match between India-Pakistan. Earlier India recorded 3 wins in the first three matches and one match was washed away by rain. While India’ performance in this year world cup has been magnificent, yesterday match between India and Pakistan was special because India managed to break these important records in the match.
Record 1= PERFECT WIN AGAINST PAKISTAN
In 6 earlier face-offs between India and Pakistan India maintained its record of beating Pakistan in the world cup, while all the matches have been won by defending the target other than the face-off in 2003.
Record 2= HIGHEST RUN VICTORY
Having able to manage a victory by 89 runs India made the record of highest run victory against Pakistan in the world cup. Earlier high margin victory remains 76 run victory in 2015.
Record 3= THIRD BIGGEST RUN VICTORY IN ODI
With it, India was also successful in securing third biggest run victory against Pakistan. The other highest run-margin victories remain 212 and 195 runs victory in 1998 and 2004.
Record 4= HIGHEST TOTAL SCORE
India was able to set a target of 336 runs, without the D/L method role in the play. With a grand target, India scored the highest total score by any of the team against Pakistan in the world cup.
Record 5= FASTEST PLAYER
Talking about the individual records, Virat Kohli, India’s skipper becomes the fastest player to reach 11000 runs. He achieved this accomplishment in 222 matches which broke the earlier record of Sachin Tendulkar of 276 matches.
Record 6= BACK-TO BACK CENTURIES
Helping India reach to the path of victory Rohit Sharma becomes the only Indian batsman to hit back-to-back centuries in ODI against Pakistan. Earlier he hit unbeaten 111 runs during Asian cup in 2018.
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Author- Neha Wadhwa
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