World Cup: India Uses Most Bowling Options Joins Elite List!
India faced the Netherlands on Sunday in its league match. The match was special as we saw unusual bowling options.By: Tupaki Desk | 13 Nov 2023 11:04 AM GMT
Team India is not showing any sign of slowing down. Irrespective of the opponents Rohit's men are crushing them and recording consecutive wins. India ended the league matches of the ongoing World Cup on a high note. The Indian team led by Rohit Sharma won nine straight wins. In the process, India recorded the second-highest consecutive wins in a World Cup edition.
India faced the Netherlands on Sunday in its league match. The match was special as we saw unusual bowling options. Star batsmen Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Surya Kumar Yadav, and Shubman Gill bowled a few overs. Virat and Rohit even took wickets after a long time.
Team India finished their league-stage campaign of the ongoing ICC men's ODI World Cup 2023 with another win as they thumped the Netherlands at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru on Sunday, November 12.
The last time a team used nine bowling actions was the Kiwi team New Zealand. Back in the 1992 edition of the World Cup, the New Zealand team used nine bowlers against Pakistan in Christchurch. Having scored just 166 runs, New Zealand used the bowling options. But Pakistan won the match.
The first time a team used nine bowlers in a match was England in the 1987 World Cup. When England faced Sri Lanka in Peshawar. In the league match England team used nine bowlers and became the first team to do so.
The match against the Netherlands saw team India and players break multiple records. India recorded the team with the most number of sixes in ODI in a calendar year. KL Rahul recorded the fastest century for an Indian in the World Cup.
Shreyas Iyer who scored a superb century became the only player to score a century for India in the World Cup at the fourth spot after the 2011 edition of the World Cup. In the tournament star all-rounder Yuvraj Singh scored a superb century.