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Ravindra Jadeja made a big record in the World Cup, broke the record of this former Indian legend.

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In its last league match of the ODI World Cup 2023, the Indian team defeated the Netherlands team by a massive 160 runs and won the 9th match as well. With this, Team India continued its unbeaten campaign in the mega event. In the match against Netherlands, different players of Team India also made many new records. One name included in this is that of Sir Ravindra Jadeja, who has performed brilliantly with the ball in the tournament so far. Jadeja took 2 wickets in the match against Netherlands and with this he left behind two former Indian legends Anil Kumble and Yuvraj Singh by breaking a big record in the World Cup.

Jadeja became the spinner who took the most wickets in one edition of the World Cup

The record of taking the most wickets as an Indian spin bowler in an edition of the ODI World Cup has now been registered in the name of Ravindra Jadeja. So far, Jadeja has taken a total of 16 wickets in 9 matches in this mega event at an average of 18.25, in which in the match against South Africa, he took 5 wickets while giving only 33 runs. With this, Ravindra Jadeja has broken the records of Anil Kumble and Yuvraj Singh. Where Kumble took 15 wickets in the 1996 World Cup. Yuvraj Singh also took a total of 15 wickets as an Indian spin bowler in the 2011 World Cup. The name of Kuldeep Yadav is also included in this list, who has taken 14 wickets in his name so far in this World Cup.

Indian spinner who has taken the most wickets in a single edition of the World Cup

Ravindra Jadeja (2023) – 16 wickets

Anil Kumble (1996) – 15 wickets

Yuvraj Singh (2011) – 15 wickets

Kuldeep Yadav (2023) – 14 wickets

Maninder Singh (1987) – 14 wickets

Indian team will now face New Zealand in the semi-finals

Team India will now face New Zealand in the semi-finals. During the league stage, India had defeated New Zealand by 4 wickets. However, the record of the Indian team in knockout matches has looked very poor against the Kiwi team so far. This match between the two teams will be played on November 15 at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.

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