CWC 2023: Cricket fraternity reacts as tons from Shreyas Iyer and KL Rahul propel India to 410/4

KL Rahul scored the fastest CWC ton for India, breaking Rohit Sharma's record.

Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli | GettyIndia and the Netherlands are clashing in the final league match of the ongoing ICC World Cup 2023 in Bengaluru on November 12. India won the toss and chose to bat first,on a batting paradise, as Indian batters made merry.

Rohit Sharma (61) and Shubman Gill (51) added 100 runs for the first wicket in 12 overs. Virat Kohli also scored 51 runs before falling to Roelof van der Merwe. But then Shreyas Iyer and KL Rahul took over and propelled India over the 300-run mark.

Shreyas Iyer completed a brilliant century which was well-paced in 84 balls. He continued from there and scored his ODI career-best score of 128* in 94 balls with 10 fours and 5 sixes.

CWC 2023: Rohit Sharma shatters 3 records in Netherlands match; leaves Sourav Ganguly, AB de Villiers behind

On the other hand, KL Rahul smacked the fastest century by an Indian in World Cups, off just 62 balls, scoring 102 in 63 balls with 11 fours and 4 sixes to his name. He also added 208 runs with Iyer for the 4th wicket.

India finished with 410/4, their second-highest team total in World Cups. Logan van Beek gave 107 runs in his 10 overs, while Bas de Leede with 2/82 was the pick of the Netherlands bowlers.

The cricket fraternity was all praises for the knocks played by Shreyas Iyer and KL Rahul in the match and shared their joy on X.

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By Jatin Sharma - 12 Nov, 2023

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