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WC 2015: 10 highlights of India's performance

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Bengaluru, March 28: Two-time and defending champions India lost to hosts Australia in the semifinal of the 2015 cricket World Cup. They won 11 matches in a row in the World Cup (2011 & 2015) before going down by 95 runs to former champions Australia.World Cup Special; Mauka, Mauka: Pak fans poke fun at India; Michael Clarke retires from ODIs

India in WC 2015: 10 highlights

Here are 10 highlights of India's performance in the ICC World Cup 2015:

  • Total matches played 8, won 7, lost 1

  • Beat Pakistan by 76 runs in their first match of the tournament at Adelaide Oval on February 15

  • Shikhar Dhawan was the highest run aggregator for the team (412 runs in 8 innings)

  • Umesh Yadav was the highest wicket-taker for the team (18 wickets in 8 innings) Mohammad Shami took 17 wickets

  • Besides Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli, Suresh Raina and Rohit Sharma scored hundreds in this edition

  • Shikhar Dhawan (against South Africa) and Rohit Sharma (against Bangladesh) scored the highest individual scores for India in this edition (137)

  • Ravichandran Ashwin's 4 for 11 was the best figure by an Indian bowler in this edition (vs UAE)

  • India registered their biggest victory against SA in this World Cup (by 130 runs)

  • Till the semifinal, India bowled out each opponent they played (70 wickets in 7 matches)

  • India were bowled out only once in the tournament and it was against Australia in the semifinal

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Story first published: Saturday, March 28, 2015, 11:46 [IST]
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