ICC ODI World Cup 2023: India vs Afghanistan Stats Preview – Check out interesting stats and facts

India will play Afghanistan at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi after winning their previous game against Australia convincingly with the help of beautiful knocks from KL Rahul and Virat Kohli respectively. Afghanistan, on the other hand, are coming after a humiliating loss to Bangladesh in their previous game at the HPCA Stadium in Dharamsala, hence considering the standards set by both sides India are expected to dominate this clash unless some miracle happens.

Numbers and Stats ahead of India vs Afghanistan game:

1 – Afghanistan have won only 1 out of 16 matches in the ODI World Cup so far.

Their only win in the ODI World Cup came against Scotland at Dunedin in 2015. 

2 – India have won two out of three World Cup matches they played at Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi.

Indian team results at Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi in ODI World Cup:

Beat Australia by 56 runs in 1987
Lost to Sri Lanka by 6 wickets in 1996
Beat Netherlands by 5 wickets in 2011

India vs Afghanistan team results in ODIs:

India won by 8 wickets at Mirpur in the 2014 Asia Cup
The match tied at Dubai in the 2018 Asia Cup
India won by 11 runs at Southampton in the 2019 World Cup

3 – Rohit Sharma needs three more sixes to smash most sixes as a batsman in international cricket history.

Most Sixes by a batsman in International cricket:

Chris Gayle – 553
Rohit Sharma – 551
Shahid Afridi – 476

22 – Rohit Sharma needs 22 more runs in this innings to become the joint-fastest to complete 1000 runs in the ODI World Cup from just 19 innings.

Most runs in the ODI World Cup for India:

Sachin Tendulkar – 2278
Virat Kohli – 1115
Sourav Ganguly – 1006
Rohit Sharma – 978
Rahul Dravid – 860

67 – Ibrahim Zadran needs 67 more runs to become the fastest to complete 1000 runs for Afghanistan in ODIs. He has scored 933 runs in ODIs from just 20 innings so far. 

Fastest to complete 1000 runs for Afghanistan in ODIs (by inns batted):

Rahmanullah Gurbaz – 27 
Rahmat Shah – 31
Mohammad Shahzad – 33

106 – Virat Kohli needs 106 more runs to surpass Mahela Jayawardene and become the fourth-highest run-scorer in International cricket history.

Most runs in International cricket:

Sachin Tendulkar – 34357
Kumar Sangakkara – 28016
Ricky Ponting – 27483
Mahela Jayawardene – 25957
Virat Kohli – 25852

114 – Ishan Kishan needs 114 more runs to complete 1000 runs in ODIs.

Fastest to complete 1000 runs for India in ODIs (by inns batted):

Shubman Gill – 19
Virat Kohli – 24
Shikhar Dhawan – 24
Navjot Singh Sidhu – 25
Shreyas Iyer – 25

Ishan Kishan has scored 886 runs in ODIs from just 23 innings.

754 – The last ODI WC match between SA and SL in the same venue (Delhi) saw a total of 754 runs being scored in that game. 

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