Ind Vs SA: India Equals Australia's World Record, Won So Many Matches In This Calendar Year

In the Delhi ODI, Team India bowled out South Africa for just 99 runs and then won the match by 7 wickets, achieving the target of 3 wickets. With this win, India also won the ODI series by 2-1.

Oct 12, 2022 - 18:26
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Ind Vs SA: India Equals Australia's World Record, Won So Many Matches In This Calendar Year
Ind Vs SA: India Equals Australia's World Record, Won So Many Matches In This Calendar Year

Under the captaincy of Shikhar Dhawan, the Indian cricket team not only won the series by winning the last match of the three-match ODI series played in Delhi but also equaled a world record held by Australia. In the Delhi ODI, Team India bowled out South Africa for just 99 runs and then won the match by 7 wickets, achieving the target of 3 wickets. With this win, India also won the ODI series by 2-1.

India equals Australia's world record

The Indian team won its 38th match in international cricket in the S calendar year and came at par with Australia in terms of winning the most matches in a calendar year. Australia was earlier number one in terms of winning the most matches in a calendar year and this team did this feat in the year 2003 by winning 38 matches. Now in the year 2022, India equaled this team by winning 38 matches and now there is a chance for India to overtake Australia. India will become the first team in the world to win the most matches in a calendar year by winning one more match.

The team that won the most matches in a calendar year in international cricket-

38 matches - Australia in 2003

38 matches - India in 2022

37 matches - India in 2017

Let us tell you that India had got a target of 100 runs to win in Delhi ODI and Shreyas Iyer gave victory to the Indian team by hitting a six. In this match, Indian captain Shikhar Dhawan scored 8 runs while Shubman Gill scored 49 runs. While Ishan Kishan was dismissed for 10, Shreyas Iyer scored an unbeaten 28 off 23 balls with the help of 2 sixes and 3 fours. Sanju Samson also remained unbeaten on 2 runs and gave India victory.

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