Stats Analysis

Stats - Iyer-Rahul's record partnership, and India's year of big totals and sixes

Also, the first time five or more batters scored fifty or more in an innings at the men's ODI World Cup

8 - Number of 350-plus totals for India in ODIs in 2023. These are most 350-plus totals for any team in a calendar year in ODIs, surpassing England's seven in 2019.
7 - Number of 400-plus totals by India in ODI cricket are the second-most by any team, behind South Africa's eight. It is the second time India posted 400-plus at the World Cup, having made 413 for five against Bermuda in 2007. South Africa (3 times) is the only other team with multiple 400-plus totals at the World Cup.
3 - Instances of five or more batters scoring 50-plus runs in an ODI innings before India on Sunday. Only twice did a team's top five batters get 50-plus runs in an ODI before India. Both were by Australia against India - 2013 in Jaipur and 2020 in Sydney.
1 - India's innings was the first instance of five or more batters getting to fifty-plus scores in an innings at the ODI World Cup. It is also the first time the top four batters got fifty-plus runs in an ODI World Cup innings.
62 - Balls KL Rahul needed for his century. It is the fastest for India at the ODI World Cup. Rohit Sharma's 63-ball hundred against Afghanistan earlier this tournament is the previous fastest for India.
208 - Partnership runs between Shreyas Iyer and Rahul is the highest for the fourth wicket at the ODI World Cup. The previous highest was 204 between Michael Clarke and Brad Hodge in 2007, also against Netherlands.
1 - Previous instance of two batters scoring centuries in the same ODI World Cup innings while batting at No.4 and lower. David Miller and JP Duminy scored hundreds while batting at No.5 and No.6 against Zimbabwe in 2015.
215 - Sixes hit by India across the 30 ODIs they played in 2023. These are the most sixes hit by any team in a calendar year in ODIs, bettering the 209 maximums by West Indies in 2019.
60 - Sixes by Rohit Sharma in ODIs in 2023 are the most for a batter in a calendar year in ODI cricket, surpassing AB de Villiers' tally of 58 in 2015. 24 of those 60 sixes have come in this World Cup, the second-most by any batter in an edition, behind Chris Gayle's 26 in 2015.
7 - Number of fifty-plus scores for Virat Kohli in this tournament is the joint-most for a batter in a single edition of the ODI World Cup. Sachin Tendulkar in 2003 and Shakib Al Hasan in 2019 also had seven fifty-plus scores.

Sampath Bandarupalli is a statistician at ESPNcricinfo