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India vs South Africa 1st Match ICC CT 2013 Highlights

Cricket Highlights - India vs South Africa 1st Match ICC CT 2013


Watch the highlights of India vs South Africa 1st Match ICC CT 2013 - ICC Champions Trophy tournament of the 1st ODI match played between South Africa and India at Sophia Gardens, Cardiff in 06th June 2013.

India vs South Africa 1st Match ICC CT 2013 Highlights
Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan added 127 for the first wicket © Associated Press

Shikhar Dhawan's maiden ODI century, Rohit Sharma's half-century, Ravindra Jadeja's all-round display and superb fielding helped to India crushing 26-run victory over South Africa, despite a fighting knock from Ryan McLaren's 71* in a high-scoring game of the opening match of a Champions Trophy.

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* Shikhar Dhawan became only the second left-handed batsman to score a hundred against South Africa in six years in ODIs.

* 127 : Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan set up the sixth highest first-wicket partnership for India against South Africa in One-day international and India's third highest opening stand in Champions Trophy (KnockOut).

* 124 : Robin Peterson and AB de Villiers set up the second highest third-wicket partnership for South Africa against India in One-day international and South Africa's second highest second-wicket stand in Champions Trophy (KnockOut).

India scored massive total of 331-7 in 50 overs with top scorer by Shikhar Dhawan 114 - which was his 1st ODI hundred.

Rohit Sharma struck 65 off 81-balls including 8-fours & a six, Ravindra Jadeja hammered a unbeaten 47 off 29-balls included 7-fours & a six with strike rate of 162.06.

Virat Kohli scored 31 off 41-balls including 2-fours and MS Dhoni 27.

South Africa best bowler by Ryan McLaren picked up 3-wickets, Lonwabo Tsotsobe took 2-wickets and one for JP Duminy.

South Africa scored 305 for all-out in exact 50 overs with top scorer by Ryan McLaren blasted a unbeaten 71 off 61-balls including 11-fours & a six.

AB de Villiers cracked a 70 off 71-balls including 7-fours, Robin Peterson struck 68 off 72-balls included 6-fours.

Faf du Plessis scored 30  off 23-balls including 5-fours and Hashim Amla hit 22 off 15-balls included 4-fours with strike rate of 146.66.

India best bowler by Ravindra Jadeja, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Ishanth Sharma and Umesh Yadav each took two-wickets.

Shikhar Dhawan named Player of the match for his spectacular batting display of scoring a career-best 114-runs knocked off facing 94-balls including 12-fours and a six.