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Published Nov 3, 2023 at 9:24 PM IST

Records Galore after India thrash Sri Lanka

India became the first team to secure a spot in the ODI World Cup semifinals, thanks to a stellar opening spell by Mohammed Siraj that contributed to the hosts' resounding 302-run victory over Sri Lanka on Thursday. Siraj made an incredible impact by taking three wickets without conceding a run in the first seven balls. Sri Lanka found themselves in dire straits, losing their first four wickets for just three runs in the span of 19 deliveries. Mohammed Shami then took four wickets in a mere three overs during his opening spell, leading to Sri Lanka being bowled out for a mere 55 runs in 19.4 overs. Thisfollowed an impressive performance by India, with Shubman Gill scoring 92 and Shreyas Iyer contributing a rapid 82 off 56 balls, propelling the team to a total of 357-8.Virat Kohli also played a significant role by scoring 88 runs, and his partnership with Gill amassed 189 runs for India's second wicket. Shami concluded with remarkable figures of 5-18 in five overs, marking his second five-wicket haul in this tournament, while Siraj finished with 3-16 in seven overs. Here are all the records that were shattered during the course of India's massive victory 
 

Published November 3rd, 2023 at 21:24 IST

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