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First five batsmen to score century in Cricket World Cup 2015

The World Cup 2015, has started with a bang as in just six matches it has witnessed 5 centuries. Aussies opener Aaron Finch scored a century in the opening match, followed by JP Duminy, David Miller, Virat Kohli and Lendl Simmons in next four matches.

News Nation Bureau | Updated : 17 February 2015, 02:13:05 PM
Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli

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The batting mainstay of India scored 107 against arch-rivals Pakistan in their opening match at Adelaide. It was important for the team as he was having a bad patch with the white ball in Down Under.
Aaron Finch

Aaron Finch

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The Australian opener smashed 135 runs against arch-rivals England in their opening tie.
David Miller

David Miller

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South Africa’s middle order batsman David Miller scored a fighting 138 against spirited Zimbabwe, when the team was in crisis on 83 for 4in 20 overs.
Jean-Paul Duminy

Jean-Paul Duminy

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The South African middle order willower weaved a partnership of 256 runs for fifth wicket with David Miller to rescue the team against Zimbabwe. Duminy was unbeaten at 115 after 50 overs.
Lendl Simmons

Lendl Simmons

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Lendl Simmons scored 102 against spirited Ireland in a losing course. West Indies piled up 304 but the Irish team chased down the mammoth score in 45.5 overs.