Virat Kohli's ton drives india to overcome arch rivals pakistan

Virat Kohli's ton drives team india to overcome arch rivals pakistan in their opening pool b match in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 held at a frenzied atmosphere at the Adelaide Oval on Sunday.

Kohli's century was the first by an Indian in those six World Cup encounters and took his impressive tally to 22 in one-day internationals, joint fourth on the all-time list with his former skipper Sourav Ganguly.

With this win India has moved to the top of the Points table in Group B.india had never lose to pakistan in a worldcup match until now.india has played 5 times against pakistan before.

Along with Shikhar Dhawan (73) and Suresh Raina (74), the trio pulverised a Pakistan bowling attack, which ran out of ideas by the 20th over itself. 

What Dhawan and Kohli started with a bang was finished with a flourish due to Raina's 56-ball knock that had five fours and three sixes. 

India 300 for 7 in 50 overs (Shikhar Dhawan 73, Virat Kohli 107, Suresh Raina 74; Sohail Khan 5 for 55) beat Pakistan 224 in 47 overs (Ahmed Shehzad 47, Haris Sohail 36, Misbah-ul-Haq 76; Mohammed Shami 4 for 35 for ,Mohit Sharma 2 for 35) by 76 runs.


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