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ICC Men's Cricket World Cup 2023: India vs England - India Dominate With Record Margin Home ODI World Cup Win

During the match against England at the ICC Men's Cricket World Cup 2023, India won the game by 100 runs, and it was their largest home ODI World Cup win (by runs).

Sandipan Ghosh
Last updated: 30.10.2023
India vs England ICC Men's Cricket World Cup 2023

The only unbeaten side at the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023, hosts India have maintained their winning streak by beating the defending champions England in a low-scoring match at Lucknow. While India won the match by 100 runs, it was their largest home ODI World Cup win (by runs).

Article Contents:

  • Indian batting (1st innings)

  • England batting (2nd innings)

  • Team stats

    • India’s lowest successful defending total at home in CWC

    • England’s lowest CWC total vs India (+ more top records)

    • India’s record-margin CWC win at home (by runs)

    • India’s record-margin CWC win vs England (by runs)

    • The defending CWC champions England with the most defeats

India vs England: India scored 229/9

After winning the toss, England captain Jos Buttler chose to field first. Although the hosts India were struggling at 40/3, skipper and opener Rohit Sharma had a crucial 91-run fourth-wicket partnership with KL Rahul to rescue the team.

Rohit scored 87 runs in 101 balls with the help of 10 fours and three sixes. While Rahul scored 39 runs, Suryakumar Yadav played a crucial knock of 49 runs in 47 balls with four fours and only six. Also, the lower-order batters Jasprit Bumrah (16) and Kuldeep Yadav (9*) added some vital runs in the final moment with a 21-run partnership for the ninth wicket.

Among the English bowlers, while David Willey (3/45) got three wickets, Chris Woakes (2/33) and Adil Rashid (2/35) picked up two wickets each. Also, Mark Wood collected a wicket for 46 runs.

India vs England: England scored 129 all out

In reply, although the English openers had a good-looking start with a 30-run partnership, Indian pacers Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammed Shami quickly changed the situation by destroying the defending champions for 39/4.

Apart from Liam Livingstone with 27 runs, all the other English batters failed to reach the 20-run mark as England were bundled out for only 129 runs in 34.5 overs. The hosts India won the match by 100 runs.

Among the Indian bowlers, pacers Shami (4/22) and Bumrah (3/32) picked up four and three wickets, respectively. Also, the left-arm spinner Kuldeep Yadav (2/24) and Ravindra Jadeja (1/16) were equally brilliant with the balls.   

Here are some crucial team stats of the match.

India’s lowest successful defending total at home in CWC

  • Hosts India successfully defended 229 runs. It was their lowest successful defending total at home in the Cricket World Cup history. Their previous record was successfully defending 247 runs against Zimbabwe at Kanpur at the Cricket World Cup 1996.

  • Also, the 229 is the joint lowest successfully defended total at the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup. Before the India vs England match, the Netherlands successfully defended their 229 runs against Bangladesh at Kolkata during the last day/night match.

England’s lowest CWC total vs India

  • England were all out for 129 runs. It was their lowest completed total against India in the ODI World Cup history. Their previous record was 168 all out at Durban at the ICC Cricket World Cup 2003.

  • The 129 all out was also England’s third-lowest completed ODI total against India. The top two lowest totals in this list are 110 in the 2022 The Oval ODI and 125 in the 2006 Jaipur ODI.

  • England also recorded their fifth-lowest completed total in the ICC Cricket World Cup history (after 93, 103, 123 and 125 runs).

  • Also, the 129 all out was the lowest completed Cricket World Cup total for any team against the hosts India. The previous lowest record against the hosts India was 135 runs by Zimbabwe at Wankhede during the Cricket World Cup 1987.

  • Meanwhile, the 129 all out was the joint fourth-lowest completed total against India in the ODI World Cup history (Australia 129 all out at Chelmsford in 1983). The top three lowest totals in this list are 102 by UAE, 109 by Sri Lanka, and 120 by East Africa.

India’s record-margin CWC win at home (by runs)

  • While India won the match by 100 runs, it was India’s largest Cricket World Cup victory (by runs) at home. Their previous record was winning by 80 runs against West Indies at Chennai at the ICC Cricket World Cup 2011.

India’s record-margin CWC win vs England (by runs)

  • India won the match by 100 runs. It was India’s largest ODI World Cup win (by runs) against England. Their previous record was winning by 82 runs in the Group Stage at the ICC Cricket World Cup 2009.

The defending CWC champions England with the most defeats

  • This defeat was the fifth defeat for the defending champions England at the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023. It was the new record with the most defeats for any defending Cricket World Cup winners. Australia was the previous record holder with four defeats as the defending champions at the Cricket World Cup 1992.

 

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