What happened to India in 2007 World Cup?

For the first time since 1992 World Cup in Australia and New Zealand, India failed to reach second round of the tournament. Greg Chappell’s conflict-ridden tenure as India coach ended when Team India failed to make it past the group stage of the 2007 World Cup.

Who defeated India in 2007 World Cup?


ON THIS DAY IN 2007: It has been 15 years since that fateful evening of September 24, 2007. But that day is still etched in the memory of every Indian cricket fan. MS Dhoni-led Team India defeated Pakistan against all odds to triumph in the inaugural edition of the ICC T20 World Cup on this day in 2007.

Who defeated India in 2007 T20?

On this day in 2007 – India beat Pakistan in a ball-out in T20 World Cup. In the normal match, MS Dhoni-led India batted first and was able to post a total of 141/9 in the allotted twenty overs. Robin Uthappa and MS Dhoni starred with the bat after playing knocks of 50 and 33 respectively.

Who was India’s captain in 2007 World Cup?

Overall record

Location/Year Round Captain
2007 Group stage Rahul Dravid
2011 Champions MS Dhoni
2015 Semi-finals MS Dhoni
2019 Semi-finals Virat Kohli

Who is the highest scorer in the World Cup cricket of 2007?

Matthew Hayden
Most runs in the tournament

Player Team Total
Matthew Hayden Australia 659
Mahela Jayawardene Sri Lanka 548
Ricky Ponting Australia 539
Scott Styris New Zealand 499

How much World Cup win India?

Here is the list of Men’s ODI Cricket World Cup winners from 1975 to 2022 with winners, runner-ups, host country, total scores and final result for One Day International (ODI).

Cricket World Cup Winners List: Results by Country.

Team India
Winners 2
Runners 1
Years Won 1983, 2011
Years Runners 2003

Who is father of cricket in India?


Ranjitsinhji Vibhaji II
Died 2 April 1933 (aged 60) Jamnagar Palace, Nawanagar State, Bombay Presidency, British India
Alma mater Cambridge University
Personal information
Nickname Ranji, Smith

How many World Cup have India won?

World Cup Winners List (Country Wise)

Team Appearances in Final Years Won
India 3 1983, 2011
Pakistan 2 1992
Sri Lanka 3 1996
England 4 2019

Who is the best Indian captain of all time?

Sourav Ganguly:

  • This man is arguably the best captain team India ever had.
  • Kapil Dev was the captain of Team India which won the 1983 world cup.
  • He is the most successful captain Team India has ever produced.
  • He was the most controversial captain Team India ever had.

Who is the best captain in world?

Steve Waugh is the most successful captain in world cricket. He has a win percentage of 65.23 in Tests, 722 in ODIs and an overall win percentage of 68.6.

Who is the No 1 cricketer in world?

Babar Azam
ICC Player Rankings for ODI Batsmen

Rank Player Rating
1 Babar Azam Pakistan 890
2 Rassie van der Dussen South Africa 789
3 Quinton de Kock South Africa 784
4 Imam-ul-Haq Pakistan 779

Who is the cricket king?

Virat Kohli : King of Cricket in India

Format Current Rankings Matches
Test 12 102
ODI 5 262
T20 16 106
Indian T20 League 223

Has Pakistan won the World Cup?

The Pakistan cricket team won the World Cup in 1992 under the captaincy of Imran Khan. Pakistan have also been runners up at the 1999 Cricket World Cup where they lost to Australia in the Final. They have been Semi Finalists 4 times (1979, 1983, 1987 & 2011) and have also reached the Quarter Finals twice (1996 & 2015).

How many times India won In ODI?

As of 23 August 2022 India has played 1011 ODI matches resulting in 529 Victories, 432 Defeats, 9 Ties and 41 No results for W/L ratio of 1.22 and an overall winning percentage of 55.00.

Who is cricket Baap?

But who is the Baap of IPL? While the competition has played host to superstars from around the globe, some legendary Indian cricketers have shined brightly in IPL history. Among the many legends, there is one who stands tall as the true godfather.
MS Dhoni – Baap of IPL.

Year Runs Average
2020 200 25.00
2021 114 16.28

Who is the legend of cricket?

1. Sir Donald Bradman. The greatest batsman that the world has ever seen, his batting average in tests (99.94) is something that can never be broken.

Is India the best cricket team In the world?

The Rankings
In the three forms of cricket which are played on an international level, the Indian team ranks in the top 5 on each list. The International Cricket Council ranks the Indian team third in Test cricket, behind New Zealand (2nd) and Australia (1st).

Who is no 1 captain in world?

Player Span W/L
MS Dhoni (INDIA) 2007-2018 1.48
RT Ponting (AUS/ICC) 2002-2012 2.85
SP Fleming (NZ) 1997-2007 0.94
GC Smith (Afr/ICC/SA) 2003-2014 1.83

Who is better Dhoni or Kohli?

So, Who is Better Batsman – Dhoni or Kohli? If we consider the overall record, Virat Kohli wins this comparison hands down. He is by far the most successful batsman of the current generation. The current Indian team captain is ranked 6th in Tests in the ICC rankings & is ranked number 2 in ODIs.

Who is India’s No 1 captain?

Virat Kohli
Most successful captain in India: Top 10 by win percentage

Rank Name Career
1 Virat Kohli 2013-2022
2 MS Dhoni 2007-2018
3 Sourav Ganguly 1991-2005
4 Rahul Dravid 2000-2007

Who did the fastest stumping?

Mahendra Singh Dhoni, popularly known as MS Dhoni holds the world record for fastest stumping in cricket. Who are some of the Fastest Wicket Keepers in The World? Which is the fastest stumping? Stumping by Dhoni to stump out West Indies batsman Keemo Paul in 0.08 seconds is the fastest stumping.

Who is Test No 1 batsman?

Joe Root
ICC Player Rankings for Test Batsmen

Rank Player Career Best Rating
1 Joe Root England 923 v India, 05/07/2022
2 Marnus Labuschagne Australia 936 v Pakistan, 08/03/2022
3 Babar Azam Pakistan 879 v Sri Lanka, 28/07/2022
4 Steven Smith Australia 947 v England, 08/01/2018

Who is No 1 batsman ODI?

All Rounder Ranking
As per the latest ICC rankings for Odi allrounder updated on 7 Sept 2022, Bangladesh Shakib Al Hasan with 372 ratings is placed on the top of the table.

Who is world No 1 batsman?

Babar Azam Pakistan
ICC Player Rankings for ODI Batsmen

Rank Player Career Best Rating
1 Babar Azam Pakistan 898 v West Indies, 10/06/2022
2 Rassie van der Dussen South Africa 796 v England, 19/07/2022
3 Quinton de Kock South Africa 813 v Sri Lanka, 10/03/2019
4 Imam-ul-Haq Pakistan 815 v West Indies, 12/06/2022

Who is king of bowling?

Wasim Akram

Personal information
Height 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
Batting Left-handed
Bowling Left-arm fast
Role Bowler

Who is the highest score in World Cup 2007?

The Sri Lanka cricket team currently holds the record for setting the highest score in T20 World Cup history. Sri Lanka made 260 runs for the loss of 6 wickets against Kenya at the Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg, on 14th September, 2007.

Why did India withdrew from World Cup?

However, India themselves withdrew from the World Cup finals before the tournament was to begin. The All India Football Federation gave various reasons for the team’s withdrawal, including travel costs, lack of practice time, and valuing the Olympics above the World Cup.

Who knocked India out in 2007 World Cup?

Indian fans were left heartbroken after the Virat Kohli-led side crashed to a humiliating 8-wicket defeat at the hands of New Zealand in a must-win Super 12 clash in Dubai on Sunday.

10 Most Successful Captains in India

Position Captain Span
1 Rohit Sharma 2017-2022
2 Virat Kohli 2013-2022
3 MS Dhoni 2007-2018
4 Sourav Ganguly 1999-2005

Who is the best No 1 captain in India?

Most successful captain in India: Top 10 by win percentage

Rank Name Win %
1 Virat Kohli 63.38
2 MS Dhoni 53.61
3 Sourav Ganguly 49.74
4 Rahul Dravid 48.07

Who scored 1st century in T20 2007?

The first century in a T20I match was scored by Chris Gayle of the West Indies who made 117 against South Africa at the inaugural ICC World Twenty20 in 2007. South Africa won the match, one of only 18 occurrences which did not result in a victory to the team with the player scoring the century.

Which team has highest T20 score?

Afghanistan recorded the highest score in T20 when they totalled 278/3 against Ireland in February 2019.
Highest score in men’s T20 cricket.

Team India
Opposition Sri Lanka
Score 260/5
Ground Indore
Match Date Dec 2017

What is India’s highest score in World Cup?


Team Score RR
Australia 417/6 8.34
India 413/5 8.26
South Africa 411/4 8.22
South Africa 408/5 8.16

Is it true India beat Nigeria 99 1?

So, it was a fable after all. It was not a true story. There was never a time India played Nigeria not to talk of scoring such a number of goals. It was one of “the football tales by moonlight” and I personally “salute” the initiator of this story.

Did FIFA ban India from football?

Last week, FIFA said the All India Football Federation (AIFF) had been banned after “flagrant violations of the FIFA statutes” because of “undue influence from third parties”.

Which match did Yuvraj Singh hit six sixes?

Earlier, Yuvraj Singh smashed Broad all around the park to smash him for 6 sixes in an over during the 2007 T20 World Cup clash. Now Broad has unwanted records for most expensive overs in both T20I and Test cricket.

Has Pakistan beat India in World Cup?

But Babar Azam’s Pakistan bounced back brilliantly in the last edition of the tournament, as they produced a near-perfect performance in Dubai to clinch their first-ever victory against India in a World Cup.

Who is world’s No 1 captain?

Player Span Tied
MS Dhoni (INDIA) 2007-2018 6
RT Ponting (AUS/ICC) 2002-2012 2
SP Fleming (NZ) 1997-2007 2
GC Smith (Afr/ICC/SA) 2003-2014 1

Who is better captain than Dhoni?

Kohli is hailed as India’s best Test captain ever while Dhoni is considered to be the greatest limited-overs skipper the world has seen.

Who hit 100 centuries in ODI?

Most centuries scored in One Day International cricket as of September 2022, by player

Characteristic Number of centuries scored
V Kohli (INDIA) 43
RT Ponting (AUS/ICC) 30
RG Sharma (INDIA) 29
ST Jayasuriya (Asia/SL) 28

Who scored fastest 100 in T20?

Player Balls Match
SA Yadav 48 India v England
RR Rossouw 48 South Africa v India
GJ Maxwell 49 Australia v Sri Lanka
MJ Guptill 49 New Zealand v Australia

Who is the best batsman in the world?

Men’s ODI Batting Rankings

Pos Player Career Best Rating
1 (0) Babar Azam 898 v West Indies, 10/06/2022
2 (0) Rassie van der Dussen 796 v England, 19/07/2022
3 (0) Quinton de Kock 813 v Sri Lanka, 10/03/2019
4 (0) Imam-ul-Haq 815 v West Indies, 12/06/2022

Which is the lowest score in T20?

India’s lowest score in T20 cricket is 74 against Australia in Melbourne back in February 2008.

What is the lowest score in World Cup?

World Cup / / / Records / / / Lowest totals

Team Score Overs
Pakistan 74 40.2
Ireland 77 27.4
Bangladesh 78 28.0
Bermuda 78 24.4

Who beat Nigeria 99 0?

That is India – 99, Nigeria – 1. Legend has it that before Nigeria scored its only goal, the balls were turning into different creatures (fire, lion, stone) preventing the Nigerian team from kicking them. Samuel Okwaraji, who later risked his life to score a goal for his country, lost his life in the process.

How many times Pak beats India?

India vs Pakistan head-to-head in cricket

Format Matches India won
Test 59 9
ODI 132 55
T20I 11 8
Total 200 71