Team India broke the record of NZ in World Cup knockout matches by scoring 397 runs within their 50 overs.
The Indian Cricket Team scored the highest score ever in a knockout match of the Cricket World Cup against New Zealand. Men in Blue scored 397 runs against New Zealand after losing only four wickets in the 50 overs they were given. India Cricket team now tops the list, leaving behind New Zealand’s score of 393 against the West Indies at the 2015 World Cup Quarter Final.
Highest total scored in a World Cup Knockout match:
- 397/4: India vs New Zealand, Semi-Final, 2023
- 393/6: New Zealand vs West Indies, Quarter-Final, 2015
- 359/2Australia vs India Final, 2003
- 328/7: Semi-Final, Australia vs India (2015)
India Cricket Team, speaking about the innings won the toss. They chose to bat first on the beautiful Wankhede track. Shubman Gill & Rohit Sharma made a second strong start for their team. Skipper Rohit was first to leave as his opposite number made a brilliant catch.
Kohli and Gill, who both batted to ensure that India remained on top after Rohit’s fall, joined together. Gill suffered an injury that forced him to leave his crease. Kohli was joined by ShreyasIyer in the middle, as both batters reached their respective century. KL Rahul’s late blitz helped India to reach 397 in their 50 overs.
New Zealand needs 398 runs to prevent India from reaching the finals of the ongoing World Cup. India’s bowling in the competition has been excellent and it will be a great effort by the Kiwi batters to finish the chase.