India thrash Sri Lanka by 302 runs to register their biggest win in a ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 match by runs
India defeated Sri Lanka by 302 runs to qualify for the semi-finals of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023.
Sri Lanka will not be willing to have a look at the scorecard after their clash against India, as they face an embarrassing defeat against men in blue at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. Team India have defeated Sri Lanka by a record-breaking mammoth 302 runs. This is the biggest win margin by India in World Cup history. Team India restricted Sri Lanka to just 55 runs with a top-class pace bowling performance.
With a huge win over Sri Lanka, team India broke their previous record of defeating Bermuda by 257 runs in ICC Cricket World Cup 2007. Australia hold the overall record in the history of ICC Cricket World Cup, They defeated Netherlands by 309 runs in the ongoing ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 at Arun Jaitley Cricket Stadium in Delhi. Earlier this year, India defeated Sri Lanka by 317 runs to get the biggest ever ODI win.
India got biggest ODI win record
India defeated Sri Lanka by 317 runs in a bilateral ODI game at Greenfield Stadium in Thiruvananthapuram and made the world record for the biggest ever ODI win. Sri Lanka were bowled out on just 73 runs total while chasing 390 against India. Later in September, team India bundled out Sri Lanka by just 50 runs in Asia Cup final at R. Premadasa Stadium in Colombo. This was also one of the biggest ever wins for team India while chasing.
Earlier, team India held the record for the biggest ever World Cup win and ODI for about 8 years when they defeated Bermuda by 257 runs in a World Cup 2007 game at Port of Spain. Australia broke this record in the 2015 World Cup when they defeated Afghanistan by 275 runs in Perth. Australia also smashed the highest score of the World Cup, with 417 on the board, with David Warner smashing 178 runs in 133 balls.
Indian pacers had a terrific outing at Wankhede Stadium. Jasprit Bumrah (1 wicket) and Mohammed Siraj (3 wickets) rattled the top-order with 4 wickets in the first 4 overs. Then came the Mohammed Shami storm on Sri Lankan batting, and he went on to take another 5-wicket haul. Shami also became the leading wicket-taker for India in the World Cup. He now has 45 wickets in 14 games. Ravindra Jadeja finished the game by dismissing Dilshan Madushanka in the 20th over.