India is the host of the ICC Men’s cricket world cup 2023. It will be a mega event in India with 10 cities hosting the grand event. India is the second most successful team in the cricket world cup, they won the trophy twice and played 7 semi-finals in this tournament. In this article, we will tell you about the history of India in the ICC cricket world cup.
Highest Total In Cricket World Cup
The highest total of the Indian team came against Bermuda in the 2007 world cup at Port of Spain. India made 415 in 50 overs against Bermuda.
Most Run Scorer In CWC
India’s highest run scorer in World Cups is the god of cricket himself, Sachin Tendulkar who made 2278 runs in ODI world cups for India.
Who Is The Highest Individual Score
highest individual score by an Indian player came from Sourav Ganguly’s bat in the 1999 world cup against Sri Lanka at Taunton where he made 183.
India’s highest wicket-taker in world cups is none other than one of the legendary left armer, Zaheer Khan, who has 44 wickets in world cups.
Best Bowling Figures
best bowling figure by an Indian player came from Ashish Nehra in the 2003 world cup against England at Durban where Nehra took 6 wickets and gave only 23 runs in his 10 overs spell.
India’s player with the most world cup matches was Sachin Tendulkar who played in 45 world cup matches for India.
India has played 3 world cup finals in their history of world cups. They won 2 of them in 1983 and 2011. The third final they played was in 2003 against Australia.
India played 7 world cup semi-finals in 1983, 1987, 1996, 2003, 2011, 2015, and 2019.