Virat Kohli made 100 runs against Bangladesh in Worldcup 2011
DHAKA: Brilliant hundreds from Virender Sehwag and Virat Kohli helped India set a huge target of 371 runs for Bangladesh in the opening match of the ICC World Cup 2011 here at the Shere Bangla national Stadium, Mirpur Saturday. Opening batsman Sehwag made 175, the first in the tenth edition of the mega event. He faced 144 balls, hitting five sixes and 14 fours. He reached the century, his 14th in one-day internationals, with a single behind square off off-spinner Mahmudullah, in front of a stadium packed with 25000 spectators. He hit nine fours and a six on his way to notch his second hundred in the World Cup from from 94 balls. Virat Kohli also notched up an unbeaten century, 100 from 83 balls with eight fours and two sixes. Earlier, Sachin Tendulkar became the most capped ODI player in the world when he overtook Sri Lankan Sanath Jayasuriya, who is not playing in this World Cup, with his 445th match. He also equaled the record of appearing in six World Cup tournaments set by Javed Miandad of Pakistan. Tendulkar became the first player to be dismissed in World Cup 2011 when he was run out for 28, hitting four boundaries during his 29-ball innings. He was run out through a joint effort by Bangladesh captain Shakib Al Hasan and wicketkeeper Mushfiqur Rahim. Gambhir was clean bowled by Mahmudullah, scoring 39 off the same number of balls. Yusuf Pathan was caught by wicketkeeper Mushfiqur Rahim off Shafiul Islam for eight runs on the final ball of the match Earlier <b>...</b>
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