Shreyas Iyer, with an unbeaten 128, and KL Rahul, scoring 102, also played crucial roles in setting or contributing to several of these records.
410/4 was India’s second-highest total in the history of the tournament. Team India’s best score till date is 413/5 against Bermuda which came in the 2007 World Cup.
The collective batting effort showcased India’s dominance and created a memorable chapter in the records book of the World Cup.
Here is a look at the records scripted during India’s innings:
- Rohit has struck the most number of sixes in the ODIs in a calendar year, taking his 2023 tally to 60, surpassing AB de Villiers’ previous record of 58 in 2015.
- Rohit became the captain to hit the most sixes in an edition of the World Cup (24), going past Eoin Morgan (22) of England.
- Rohit and Shubman Gill have been involved in most 100-plus stands in ODIs this year (5).
- Rohit has scored the most runs in a World Cup edition (503) among Indian captains, going past Sourav Ganguly (465 in 2003).
- Rohit joined Tendulkar in scoring 500-plus runs in multiple World Cup editions (2). Rohit is also the first to do so in successive editions.
Virat Kohli(51 against the Netherlands) has made 50-plus scores on 14 occasions in the World Cup to date, second only to Sachin Tendulkar(21).
- Kohli joined Tendulkar and Shakib Al Hasan of Bangladesh in making the most 50-plus scores in a World Cup (7).
- It’s the first time that the top-five batters of India have scored 50-plus runs in an ODI innings.
- KL Rahul slammed the quickest century by an Indian in a World Cup match (62 balls), bettering Rohit Sharma (63).
- So far, the Indian batters have scored 50-plus scores on 20 instances in this World Cup, their best ever, outperforming their 2019 record of 19.
- Shreyas Iyer and KL Rahul’s partnership of 208 was the best for India for fourth wicket or below in a World Cup. The previous best was between MS Dhoni and Suresh Raina (unbroken 196) against Zimbabwe in 2015.
(With PTI inputs)