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Top Three Lowest Scoring Matches In ICC ODI World Cup By Team India

The ICC ODI World Cup 2023 tournament is just 9 days away and the excitement is palpable as we wait to see who will lift the trophy on November 19th, 2023. The tournament will commence on October 5th with a match between last year's winners, England, and New Zealand. It will be interesting to see which international team will emerge as the eventual champion this year.

In the history of the ODI World Cup, there have been only seven teams that have won the title. Australia has won the championship five times, while India and West Indies have each lifted the trophy twice. Additionally, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and England have each won the title once.

Let me remind you that the last ICC World Cup ODI event was held in 2019. And then this year's 13th edition of the ICC ODI World Cup is going to be played in India, which is going to start in the next 10 days where 10 Internationals teams will face each other, but before the tournament starts, let's know the top 3 lowest scoring matches in world Cup history by Indian team.

Here are the top three lowest-scoring Matches in ICC ODI World Cup By Team India

3. India vs Australia (June 13, 1983 )

The third lowest-scoring match was played between India and Australia at Trent Bridge Ground, Nottingham. In this game, India was led by Kapil Dev. Australia scored 320 runs on the scoreboard by losing 9 wickets in 60 overs. In response, India managed only 158 runs in 37.5 overs without loss of any wickets. As a result, Australia won this match by 162 runs.

2. India vs England 132 (June 07, 1975)

The India vs England match at the Lord's Cricket Ground is known as the 2nd lowest-scoring match of the ODI World Cup of all seasons by the Indian team. The 1st edition of the World Cup (1975) saw one such game, where the second-lowest-scoring encounter was recorded in ODI World Cup history. This remarkable match was played between India and England. Batting 1st, Bangladesh scored 344 runs by losing 4 wickets in 60 overs. In response, India managed only 132 runs by losing 3 wickets in 60 overs. As a result, England won this match by a massive margin of 202 runs.

1. India vs Australia 125 (15 Feb 2003)

The 11th game of the ICC ODI World Cup 2003 marked the 1st lowest-scoring game of the ODI World Cup by the Indian team. You read it right. We're talking about the India vs Australia match which was played at the SuperSport Park in Centurion, South Africa. In this match, India won the toss and elected to bat first. India put up a total of 125 runs by losing all wickets in 41.4 overs. In response,  Australia chased the target easily; they scored 128 runs in 22.2 overs by losing only 1 wicket. As a result, Australia won this match by 9 wickets