India’s registered biggest World Cup win in the India vs Sri Lanka match. In the match being played at Wankhede, India defeated Sri Lanka by 302 runs. This is India’s biggest win against any team in an ODI match till now. With this victory, the Indian team again reached the first position in the points table of ICC World Cup 2023. Now India has 14 points and with this India has won its seventh consecutive match in this World Cup. So now it has become difficult for Sri Lanka to reach the semi-finals because they now have only 4 points in the tournament.
India vs Sri Lanka match summary
In the match being played at Wankhede Stadium, Srilanka won the toss and decided to bowl first and this decision became the biggest problem for them because this is their biggest defeat in an ODI and also in the ICC World Cup. India’s registered biggest World Cup win over Srilanka.
India Vs Srilanka First Innings
After losing the toss and coming to bat first, Team India’s start was not special because India’s captain Rohit Sharma and the top scorer of this World Cup for India, were out by Madhushanka in the very first over. India’s first wicket fell on the second ball of the first over at 4 runs.
Virat Kohli, who came to bat after him, along with Subman Gill gave a good start to the Indian team. The Indian team crossed 50 runs in 8.2 overs. Virat Kohli and Subman Gill handled the innings and India scored 60 runs in the first powerplay after losing one wicket in the first over.
After India completed 100 runs in 16 overs, Virat Kohli completed 50 runs in 50 balls with the help of 8 fours. After him, Suman Gill also reached 50 runs in 51 balls with the help of 8 fours.
India completed its 150 runs in 24.55 overs, then till the drinking time, India’s score reached 193 for 2 in 30 overs, while Virat Kohli was standing at the crease after scoring 87 runs.
India took its third wicket in the form of Virat Kohli who was out on a personal score of 88 runs. After him, KL Rahul came to bat and supported Iyer and India reached the score of 250. After him, KL Rahul also became the victim of Chameera at 39.2nd over.
Having to bat after him, Suryakumar Yadav also could not do anything special and he was dismissed by Madhushanka after scoring 12 runs.
Ravindra Jadeja and Iyer together took India beyond the score of 300, while Suresh Iyer also failed to score a century. He fell victim to Madhushanka after scoring 82 runs.
India scored 357 runs with the loss of 8 wickets in 50 overs.
India Vs Srilanka Second Innings
The Sri Lankan team, which came to chase the huge score, had a very bad start, their opener batsman was dismissed by Bumrah on the very first ball. Soon after his dismissal, his partner Karunaratne also fell victim to Mohammed Siraj on the first ball of the second over.
Mohammed Siraj also dismissed Samaravikrama on the fifth ball of the second over. Sri Lanka’s score in the second and two runs for three wickets.
Sri Lanka’s wickets were falling one after the other. Sri Lankan captain Kushal Mendis also became the victim of Mohammed Siraj after scoring one run in 3.4 overs.
Asalanka, who came to bat after him, started very slowly and scored his first run on the ball in 21 and after that, he was also dismissed by Mohammed Shami by scoring one run.
Only after him, Hemantha, who came to bat, fell victim to Mohammad Raj on the first ball. Sri Lanka scored the lowest score in the first power play in the ICC World Cup 2023, scoring 14 runs and losing 6 wickets.
After Hemantha’s dismissal, Chameera came to bat and became the victim of Shami in 6 balls without Scoring a run.
Sri Lanka’s most experienced batsman Mathews also could not do anything special, he also became the victim of Shami on the first ball of 14 years. Mathews could score 12 runs in 25 balls with the help of one-four.
With the dismissal of Rajitha, Mohammed Shami completed five hauls in this match. Sri Lanka’s last wicket fell at the score of 55 runs in the form of Madhushanka.
With this, India’s registered biggest World Cup win by defeating Sri Lanka.
Man of the Match of India vs Srilanka Match
Mohammed Shami, who took his second 5-wicket haul in the ICC World Cup 2023, was given the Man of the Match award. With this India’s registered biggest World Cup win.
With this, Mohammed Shami has reached fourth place among the top 10 bowlers by taking 14 wickets in three matches of ICC World Cup 2023.