ICC Cricket World Cup 2023: India enters semifinals

India reached the semi-finals of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup on November 2, 2023, by defeating Sri Lanka at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.

  1. India set a formidable target of 357 runs for Sri Lanka to chase.
  2. Sri Lanka could only manage to score 55 runs and were all out in just 19.4 overs.
  3. Mohammed Shami took 5 wickets during the match, making him India’s highest wicket-taker in ODI World Cup history.
  4. Mohammed Siraj claimed 3 wickets, while Jasprit Bumrah and Ravindra Jadeja took one wicket each.
  5. In India’s innings, they scored 357 runs for the loss of 8 wickets in 50 overs.
  6. Key contributors to India’s score were Shubman Gill (92), Virat Kohli (88), and Shreyas Iyer (82).

Q.: Who became India’s highest wicket-taker in ODI World Cup history ?

a) Jasprit Bumrah
b) Shubman Gill
c) Mohammed Shami
d) Virat Kohli

Ans : c) Mohammed Shami

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