The Indian team recorded the biggest ODI victory in history by beating Sri Lanka by 317 points in the third ODI in Thiruvananthapuram.
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In their 49 years in ODI cricket, Team India has recorded many great victories that remain in people's memories. Let's take a look at India's top 5 ODI victories in terms of runs remaining.
224 runs - India vs West Indies in Mumbai - October 2018
with the help of centuries from Rohit Sharma and Ambati Rayudu. The West Indies innings never got going while chasing a mammoth target of 378. And India's superb bowling bowled out the Windies for 153 in 36.2 overs.
The Indian team posted a mammoth score of 409/8 from the 50 overs allowed. In reply, Bangladesh's innings did not settle, as they conceded only 182 runs from 34 overs. Ishaan Kishan made a record 210 runs in 131 balls.
227 runs - India vs Bangladesh in Chattogram - December 2022
In the 2008 Asian Cup in Pakistan, India won the toss and opted to bat. India posted a good score of 374/4 from their 50 overs allowed. Hong Kong got off to a bad start, and the Men in Blue beat Hong Kong for 118 runs on 37 overs.
256 runs - India vs Hong Kong in Karachi -June 2008
India crushed Bermuda by a huge margin of 257 runs at the 2007 ODI World Cup in Trinidad. India finished their innings at 413/5, and in response, Bermuda scored 156 runs. India's win of 257 points remains the most won by an Asian side in an ODI World Cup.
257 - India vs Bermuda in Port of Spain - March 2007
Team India created history on Sunday, 15 January 2023. The Rohit Sharma-led side defeated Sri Lanka by a huge margin of 317 runs in the ODI at Thiruvananthapuram. After electing to bat first, the hosts posted a mammoth 390/5 in the first innings.
317 runs - India vs Sri Lanka in Thiruvananthapuram - January 2023
Kohli registered his second individual best ODI score of 166* in just 110 balls. In the second innings, the Lankan batsmen surrendered. And they could only score 73 runs in the game. The stunning 317-run victory is now not only India's biggest ODI win, but also the first ever 300-plus ODI win by any team.