IND vs SL / India's dominance in the World Cup, huge victory of 302 runs - Sri Lanka all out on 55

Vikrant Shekhawat : Nov 02, 2023, 08:43 PM
IND vs SL: In the 33rd match of World Cup 2023, India has defeated Sri Lanka by 302 runs. India won its seventh consecutive match at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai and became the first team to make it to the semi-finals. Batting first after losing the toe, India scored 357 runs. In response, the Sri Lankan team was reduced to 55 runs.

Batting first, India scored 357 runs for 8 wickets at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. In the second innings, Indian bowlers all out Sri Lanka for 55 runs in 19.4 overs. With this victory, the team became the first team to reach the semi-finals of the World Cup. India has 14 points from 7 matches and the team is unbeaten in the tournament.

From Team India, Mohammed Shami took 5 wickets, Mohammed Siraj took 3 wickets and Jasprit Bumrah took 1 wicket. Before this, Shubhman Gill (92 runs on 92 balls), Virat Kohli (88 runs on 94 balls) and Shreyas Iyer (82 runs on 56 balls) missed out on scoring a century.

Angelo Mathews was out after scoring 12 runs. He was bowled by Mohammed Shami. This is Shami's fourth wicket. He also dismissed Dushmantha Chameera (0 runs), Dushan Hemanth (0 runs), Charith Asalanka (1 run).

Captain Kusal Mendis was out after scoring 1 run. He was bowled by Mohammad Siraj. This is Siraj's third wicket. He also dismissed Sadira Samarawickrama (0 runs) and Dimuth Karunaratne (0 runs).

Earlier, Jasprit Bumrah LBWed Pathum Nissanka (0 runs) on the first ball of the innings.

India scored 357 for the first time in this World Cup.

After losing the toss and coming to bat, Team India scored 350+ for the first time in this World Cup.

From India, Shubhman Gill scored 92 runs on 92 balls, Virat Kohli scored 88 runs on 94 balls and Shreyas Iyer scored 82 runs on 56 balls. Dilshan Madushanka took 5 wickets from Sri Lanka. Whereas Dushmantha Chameera got one wicket.

Kohli-Gill's innings took India past 190, Madushanka broke the partnership

After a steady start in the powerplay, the pair of Kohli and Gill took the Indian innings forward. Both of them scored some good shots. First Kohli then Gill completed his fifty.

Kohli completed his 70th fifty and Gill completed his 11th fifty of his ODI career. There was a partnership of 189 runs on 179 balls between these two for the second wicket. This partnership was broken by Dilshan Madushanka on the last ball of the 30th over by getting Gill caught by wicketkeeper Kusal Mendis on a slower bouncer.

In the 20 overs between 11th and 30th overs, the Indian team scored 133 runs losing one wicket. After 30 overs, Team India's score was 193/2.

Interesting facts and records of India-Sri Lanka match

Kohli has scored 4018 international runs against Sri Lanka. He is second in the list of players scoring the most runs against the Sri Lankan team. Sachin Tendulkar is at the top of this list after scoring 5108 runs against Sri Lanka.

Kohli has scored 50+ for the 13th time in the World Cup. This is Kohli's 5th fifty in this World Cup. He has scored his 12th fifty in ODI against Sri Lanka. Kohli has become the non-opener with the highest score of 50+ in the World Cup. More than him, Sachin Tendulkar scored 50+ scores 21 times.

Virat Kohli has become the fastest batsman in Asia to score 8 thousand runs. He achieved this feat in 159 innings. Kohli broke the records of Sachin Tendulkar (188 innings), Kumar Sangakkara (213 innings) and Sanath Jayasuriya (254 innings).

Kohli has scored more than one thousand runs in 2023. He has scored 1000+ runs in a calendar year for the 8th time. He is the most frequent batsman to score a thousand runs in a calendar year. He broke the record of Sachin Tendulkar. Tendulkar has done this 7 times.

Rohit out on 4 runs, Kohli-Gill's fifty partnership

After losing the wicket of captain Rohit Sharma for 4 runs, openers Shubman Gill and Virat Kohli gave a good start to the Indian team. Both of them made a half-century partnership for the second wicket in the powerplay. In the first 10 overs, the Indian team scored 60 runs for one wicket.

On the other hand, the Sri Lankan camp fielded poorly. In the 5th over, Charith Asalanka caught Gill and in the sixth over, Dushmantha Chameera caught Virat Kohli short. During this period, mistakes were also made in stopping the boundaries.

Playing-11 of both the teams

India: Rohit Sharma (captain), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul (wicketkeeper), Suryakumar Yadav, Ravindra Jadeja, Kuldeep Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami and Mohammed Siraj.

Sri Lanka: Kusal Mendis (captain and wicketkeeper), Pathum Nissanka, Dimuth Karunaratne, Sadira Samarawickrama, Charith Asalanka, Angelo Mathews, Dushan Hemanth, Mahish Teekshana, Kasun Rajitha, Dushmantha Chameera and Dilshan Madushanka.