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ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Rohit Sharma, Yuzvendra Chahal help India trounce South Africa

India started their ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 with a thumping six-wicket win against South Africa thanks to Rohit Sharma's 23rd century and a brilliant haul of 4/50 from legspinner Yuzvendra Chahal.

News Nation Bureau | Updated : 06 June 2019, 06:14:49 PM
India beat South Africa in ICC Cricket World Cup 2019

India beat South Africa in ICC Cricket World Cup 2019

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India started their ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 campaign on a high by winning by six wickets against South Africa. Yuzvendra Chahal took 4/50 and he was well backed up by Rohit Sharma's century as Virat Kohli's side registered their second consecutive win against the Proteas in this World Cup. (Image credit: IANS)
India beat South Africa in ICC Cricket World Cup 2019

India beat South Africa in ICC Cricket World Cup 2019

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Jasprit Bumrah gave India a great start by removing Quinton de Kock and Hashim Amla in quick succession as South Africa were jolted. (Image credit: IANS)
India beat South Africa in ICC Cricket World Cup 2019

India beat South Africa in ICC Cricket World Cup 2019

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Rassie van der Dussen and Faf du Plessis tried to string a solid partnership as South Africa eyed a big total. (Image credit: IANS)
India beat South Africa in ICC Cricket World Cup 2019

India beat South Africa in ICC Cricket World Cup 2019

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Yuzvendra Chahal was in top form and he wrecked the South Africa middle order to finish with 4/50. (Image credit: IANS)
India beat South Africa in ICC Cricket World Cup 2019

India beat South Africa in ICC Cricket World Cup 2019

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India's fielding was top notch and South Africa could not get into the game. (Image credit: IANS)
India beat South Africa in ICC Cricket World Cup 2019

India beat South Africa in ICC Cricket World Cup 2019

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India restricted South Africa to 227/9 with Chris Morris playing the lone surviving hand with an unbeaten 42. (Image credit: IANS)
India beat South Africa in ICC Cricket World Cup 2019

India beat South Africa in ICC Cricket World Cup 2019

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India got off to a wobbly start with Shikhar Dhawan and Virat Kohli falling cheaply. Kohli was undone by a great catch from Quinton de Kock off Andile Phehlukwayo. (Image credit: IANS)
India beat South Africa in ICC Cricket World Cup 2019

India beat South Africa in ICC Cricket World Cup 2019

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Rohit Sharma held firm and shared a brilliant partnership with KL Rahul and MS Dhoni as India neared the target. (Image credit: IANS)
India beat South Africa in ICC Cricket World Cup 2019

India beat South Africa in ICC Cricket World Cup 2019

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Rohit Sharma blasted his 23rd century and his second in the World Cup as India coasted home to a wonderful win in Southampton and start their campaign on a high. (Image credit: IANS)