ICC World Cup 2023 points table: India cement No.1 spot with big win over New Zealand

ICC World Cup 2023 points table: India cement No.1 spot with big win over New Zealand

India laid out an important lead at the highest point of the table and in this manner got one foot in the semi-finals with their fifth continuous success of the competition.

India thundered to fifth continuous win at the 2023 World Cup on Sunday and got a noteworthy lead at the highest point of the gathering table

The hosts had traveled to agreeable dominates in their past matches yet the match on Sunday was promoted as their hardest test.

It ended up being so but, they wound up pursuing down the objective of 274 with two overs in excess.

Mohammed Shami's five-wicket pull in his most memorable match of the competition prevented New Zealand from presenting an all out close on or in excess of 300 after which Virat Kohli secured the pursuit.

Kohli stayed cool and centered to assist India with driving India to triumph in spite of them having lost a couple of wickets in the center overs.

Pacer Shami's marvelous return of 5/54 out of 10 overs fixed the benefit the Dark Covers had acquired because of Daryl Mitchell scoring 130 off 127 balls, including nine fours and five sixes. He attempted to get to three figures when obviously India had the success in their sacks.

Kohli went for a six to get the record - and secure the triumph - however was gotten close to the limit. He presently has 69 ODI half-hundreds of years.

A century would have assisted him with rising to Sachin Tendulkar's reality record of 49 ODI tons.