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A grand batting display for India
Rajneesh Gupta | March 20, 2007 12:45 IST
India's previous highest was 376 for two against New Zealand at Hyderabad in 1995-96.
The following table lists India's highest totals in ODIs:
India's highest totals in ODIs
India's total was also the highest ever by any side in World Cup history, easily obliterating the 398 for five made by Sri Lanka against Kenya at Kandy more than 11 years ago. The details:
Highest totals in World Cup
India also became the fourth team to post 400-plus total in ODI history after South Africa (twice), Australia and Sri Lanka.
400-plus totals in ODIs
All Indian batsmen with the exception of Robin Uthappa hit at least one six. In all, 18 sixes were hit in Indian innings, which equals the existing world record of most sixes in a team's innings. Interestingly the world record was established by South Africa just a few days back in this World Cup.
Most sixes in a team innings
The 18 sixes were accompanied by 30 fours. In all 228 runs came in boundaries alone. This is a new high for India and eighth best performance for any side in ODIs.
Most runs in boundaries
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