India Vs Netherlands on Diwali: Which team did India play against on Diwali?

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New Delhi: On the same day of Diwali, November 12, the team India and the Netherlands will also meet in the World Cup. Team India wants to give a unique gift to every Indian fan by winning this match. Let us tell you that after about 36 years, the Indian team will play an ODI World Cup match against any team on the day of Diwali. Let us know which team the Indian team played against 36 years ago and what was the result.

India faced Australia on the 15th match of the 1987 World Cup. October 23 was Diwali and both teams faced each other at the Ferozshah Kotla (now Arun Jaitley) Stadium in Delhi. Australia won the toss in this match and elected to bowl first. India had set a target of 289 runs for the Kangaroos. Sunil Gavaskar. Dilip Vengsarkar and Navjot Singh Sidhu had scored excellent half-centuries.

During the chase, the Australian team could only score 233 runs. Apart from opener David Boon, no player had scored a half-century. Boon had scored 62 runs. Steve Waugh and Dean Johns had scored 42 and 36 runs respectively. India’s Maninder Singh picked up three wickets while bowling ten overs. Mohammad Azharuddin also picked up three wickets in the match. In this way, India won the game by 56 runs.

India Vs Netherlands on Diwali

The Indian team has qualified for the semi-finals of the 2023 World Cup. The team is in top form and has won 8 out of 8 games. They are expected to face New Zealand in the semi-finals. However, the decision will be made after the match between Pakistan and England.