India’s Record First Innings in T20 World Cup Final

India and South Africa are playing the biggest final of the T20 World Cup 2024 in Barbados. While batting first India started well and put runs on board. After losing three quick wickets of skipper Rohit Sharma, Rishabh Pant and Suryakumar Yadav, Axar Patel, and Virat Kohli balanced the team well. They played some amazing shots that amazed people who his witnessing the big match. After Axar got out Shivam Dube also played a good innings and in the last Hardik Pandya and Ravindra Jadeja also contributed. They put the score to 176 runs.

India Registered Highest Total in T20 World Cup Final:

In the T20 World Cup final at Bridgetown, Barbados 2024, India achieved the highest first innings total with 176/7 against South Africa. Their batsmen displayed exceptional skill and aggression, setting a challenging target for the opposition. This landmark score highlighted India’s dominance and strategic play in a crucial match, aiming to secure their place in cricket history with a formidable performance on the global stage.

In the game, Rohit Sharma, leading the team, departed after scoring a quick 9 runs off 5 balls. Kohli anchored the innings with a determined 76 runs from 59 balls, maintaining a solid strike rate of 128.81. Rishabh Pant had a brief stay, failing to score before his dismissal. Suryakumar Yadav contributed 3 runs before being dismissed. Axar Patel displayed aggressive batting, accumulating 47 runs off 31 balls. Shivam Dube added 27 runs, while Hardik Pandya remained unbeaten on 5 runs. Ravindra Jadeja chipped in with 2 runs but was dismissed. By the end of their innings, India posted a total of 176/7 in 20 overs.

Other Totals of the T20 World Cup Final:

India etched their name in history by recording the highest first innings total in a T20 World Cup Final, posting 176/7 against South Africa at Bridgetown in 2024. Their formidable batting lineup, led by a determined Kohli and supported by aggressive contributions from Axar Patel and Shivam Dube, propelled them past previous records set by Australia and New Zealand in 2021. 

Australia had scored 173/2 against New Zealand in Dubai, setting a benchmark that New Zealand themselves nearly matched with 172/4 in the same tournament. Earlier finals have seen notable totals like West Indies’ 161/6 against England in Kolkata 2016, and India’s 157/5 against Pakistan in Jo’burg 2007, highlighting the evolution of T20 cricket and the intensity of World Cup finals. India’s achievement in 2024 not only reflects their dominance but also sets a new standard in the pinnacle match of T20 cricket.

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