India wins its 1000th International ODI cricket match

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  • The Indian cricket team led by Rohit Sharma comfortably defeated the West Indian team by six wickets  to win its 1000th  international ODI (One Day International ) cricket match played at the  Narendra Modi stadium ,Ahmedabad on 7 February 2022.
  • India now lead the 3 match ODI series 1-0.
  • India also became the first cricket playing nation to play 1000 th ODI match in the world .

Fact files 

  • One Day International or limited overs cricket match was first played between England and Australia in 1971 in Melbourne, Australia.
  • India played its first ODI match  against England at Leeds in June 1974. Ajit Wadekar was the captain of the Indian side which lost the match.
  • India won its first ODI match against East Africa in 1975 at the first world cup 1975 played in England.
  • India has won two ODI world cups  , 1983 played in England  and 2011 ,hosted by India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh .
  • The 1983 team was captained by Kapil Dev and the 2011 team was captained by Mahender Singh Dhoni.

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