IND Vs NED: This thing will happen in the World Cup after 36 years, Bengaluru ground will become a witness to history.

India Vs Netherlands: Team India will play its 9th match against Netherlands in the ODI World Cup 2023. This match will be played on 12th November at M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru. Team India has not lost a single match in the league stage so far, so it would like to continue its winning streak. At the same time, Netherlands will be eyeing to end their journey with a win in the tournament. This match is going to be very important for the Indian cricket team.

Something similar will happen in the World Cup after 36 years

Diwali is on the day of India-Netherlands match i.e. 12 November 2023. This festival is celebrated with great pomp all over India. Let us tell you that after almost 36 years, the Indian team will play an ODI World Cup match against a team on Diwali. India last played a World Cup match on Diwali in 1987 against Australia. October 23, 1987 was Diwali and the India-Australia match was played in Delhi.

Who won between India and Australia?

In the 1987 World Cup match between India and Australia, India batted first and scored 288 runs. Chasing the target, Australia could score only 233 runs. Sunil Gavaskar, Dilip Vengsarkar and Navjot Singh Sidhu scored half-centuries. Maninder Singh took 3 wickets. Mohammad Azharuddin took 3 wickets in the match.

This match was also played on Diwali in 1992

In 1992, Team India played against Zimbabwe on Diwali. This was the last time the Indian team played a match on Diwali. India won this match. India had scored 239 runs in its first innings. In reply, Zimbabwe team was all out for 209 runs.

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