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A grand batting display for India

Rajneesh Gupta | March 20, 2007 12:45 IST

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It was bound to happen! After all the hue and cry over India's dismal performance against Bangladesh, Indian batsmen just bludgeoned the hopeless Bermuda bowling attack posting a mammoth 413 for five in allotted 50 overs - their highest ever total in the one-day internationals.

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
376-250NZ Hyderabad1999-00
373-650SL Taunton1999
356-950PakVisak'nam ADC2004-05
353-550NZ Hyderabad2003-04
350-650SL Nagpur2005-06
341-350WI Baroda2006-07

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
398-550SL KenKandy1995-96
373-650IndSL Taunton1999
360-450WI SL Karachi1987-88

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
18Ind (413-5)BerPort-of-Spain2006-07
18SA (353-3)NetBasseterre2006-07
16NZ (397-5)ZimBulawayo (QSC)2005
16Aus (346-5)NZ Hamilton2006-07
15Aus (349-6)NZ Christchurch1999-00
15SA (418-5)ZimPotchefstroom2006-07

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
Runs in boundaries4s6sForVsVenueSeason
2564314SL (398-5)KenKandy1995-96
2564314Aus (434-4)SAJohannesburg2005-06
2523916NZ (397-5)ZimBulawayo2005
2484412SA (438-9)AusJohannesburg2005-06
242563SL (443-9)NetAmstelveen2006
2343615SA (418-5)ZimPotchefstroom2006-07
2283018SA (353-3)NetBasseterre2006-07
2283018Ind (413-5)BerPort-of-Spain2006-07

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