India Highest Score in ODI World Cup – Since first Cricket World Cup 1975, Team India has been a part of every ODI World Cup. Although they didn’t perform well in the first two events in 1975 and 1979, winning just one game across both tournaments, they surprised everyone in 1983 by defeating the reigning champions, West Indies. This victory made them the second team ever to clinch the prestigious cricket trophy.
This marked the beginning of India’s remarkable journey. In 2011, under the leadership of MS Dhoni, India won the World Cup once again in 2011. Throughout this tournament, India has consistently been a strong contender, boasting several remarkable records. Notably, India became the first team to surpass a score of 400 in a single World Cup inning.
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India Highest Score in ODI World Cup
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India vs Bermuda in World Cup 2007 – (413/5)
In the 2007 World Cup, Team India faced a major setback as they got knocked out during the group stage due to losses against Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. However, their match against Bermuda led to the creation of several records. In this game, India accomplished the historic feat of becoming the first team to score over 400 runs in One Day Internationals (ODIs).
Moreover, they set a new highest total (at that time) in World Cup history. Despite the early dismissal of Robin Uthappa, India managed to build strong partnerships throughout their batting innings.
A remarkable partnership between Sourav Ganguly and Virender Sehwag yielded a total of 202 runs for the second wicket. Ganguly contributed 89 runs, displaying six fours and two sixes in his innings. Sehwag’s explosive knock of 114 runs off 87 balls was a standout performance.
Yuvraj Singh also made a significant contribution with 83 runs off just 46 balls. Adding to the impressive batting display, Sachin Tendulkar achieved a rapid fifty in 26 balls and remained unbeaten at 57 runs. As a result, India accumulated a massive score of 413/5 in their first innings.
During Bermuda’s batting, India’s bowlers managed to dismiss them for a total of 156 runs in 43.1 overs, securing a convincing victory by a margin of 257 runs.
India vs Sri Lanka in 1999 Cricket World Cup – (373/6)
In the 1999 ODI World Cup clash against Sri Lanka, India achieved their second-highest total. This remarkable feat took place in the 21st match of the tournament held at Taunton. After winning the coin toss, Sri Lanka opted to field first.
India encountered an early setback as they lost their first wicket in the opening over. However, Sourav Ganguly and Rahul Dravid formed a formidable partnership for the second wicket, marking a significant turning point in the match. Together, they amassed a massive 318 runs, establishing one of the most substantial stands in World Cup history.
Sourav Ganguly delivered a stellar performance, achieving his personal best score of 183 runs from 158 balls. His innings was adorned with 17 fours and seven sixes. Notably, Rahul Dravid also contributed with an impressive 146 runs off 129 balls, including 17 fours and one six. As a result of their formidable batting, India concluded their first innings with a commanding total of 373/6.
Facing the daunting target set by India, Sri Lanka struggled to gain momentum and eventually succumbed, getting all out for a total of 216 runs in 42.3 overs. This substantial margin led to India’s victory by a significant margin of 157 runs in that particular encounter.
India vs Bangladesh in World Cup 2011 – (370/4)
India achieved their third-highest World Cup total when they faced Bangladesh in the 2011 World Cup. This significant accomplishment occurred during the opening match of the tournament held in Mirpur. The match began with Bangladesh winning the toss and choosing to bowl first.
India initiated the game with a strong 69-run partnership between Virender Sehwag and Sachin Tendulkar, with Tendulkar contributing 28 runs. Following this, Sehwag formed another productive partnership of 83 runs with Gautam Gambhir, who scored 39 runs. However, the most remarkable partnership of the game was India’s massive 203-run collaboration for the third wicket.
Virender Sehwag played an exceptional innings, achieving a splendid century as he scored 175 runs from 140 balls. His innings featured 14 fours and five sixes. On the other hand, Virat Kohli remained unbeaten with a century, scoring 100 runs off 83 balls. Kohli’s innings included two sixes and eight fours. Ultimately, India concluded their batting with a formidable total of 370-4 in the first inning.
Bangladesh put up a valiant effort in their pursuit of the challenging target; however, the total proved too substantial to overcome. Bangladesh managed to score 283/9 in their innings. This led to India’s victory with a convincing margin of 87 runs in that particular match.
India Cricket Team Highest Score in Cricket World Cup
Here are the list of India Highest Score in ODI World Cup History:
|413/5||50.0||1||Bermuda||Port of Spain||19 Mar 2007|
|373/6||50.0||1||Sri Lanka||Taunton||26 May 1999|
|370/4||50.0||1||Bangladesh||Mirpur||19 Feb 2011|
|352/5||50.0||1||Australia||The Oval||9 Jun 2019|
|338||49.5||1||England||Bengaluru||27 Feb 2011|
|336/5||50.0||1||Pakistan||Manchester||16 Jun 2019|
|329/2||50.0||1||Kenya||Bristol||23 May 1999|
|314/9||50.0||1||Bangladesh||Birmingham||2 Jul 2019|
|311/2||50.0||1||Namibia||Pietermaritzburg||23 Feb 2003|
|307/7||50.0||1||South Africa||Melbourne||22 Feb 2015|
What is the highest score of India in ODI World Cup?
India highest score in ODI World Cup was 413/5 against Bermuda in Cricket World Cup 2007.
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