India won the first World Cup match against Bangladesh by 87 runs. Bangladwesh won the toss and chose to field. India made a high score of 370 lossing only 4 wickets and playing full 50 overs Virendar Sehwag did another of his epic innings of 175 out of 140 balls He did a very charming innings with 14 fours and 6 sixs..Virat Kohli made his maiden world cup century.He scored unbitten 100 out of 83. G Gamvir scored 39 out of 39 balls. Its very unfortunate for Sachin Tendulkar that he was made run out after 28 runs from 29 balls. YK Pathan made 8 runs.
Bangladesh started well but after the gone of Tamim Iqbal with his 70 out of 84 the remaining wickets of the host team did go regularly.Tamim did the highest score. Among the rest Imrul Kayes 34 (29) Junaid Siddique 37 (52),Sakib Al Hasan*55 (50),Musfiqur Rahman 25 (30),Raqibul Hasan not out 29 (28). None of the others crossed single digit. Bangladesh made 283 runs altogether by 9 wickets and plying full 50 overs. Zaheer Khan took 2 wickets, MM Patel 4, Harvajan Singh 1 and YK Pathan took 1 wicket. V Sehwag is the player of the match.
It’s the first match of World Cup Cricket 2011 match. The day night match was held in Mirpur Stadium in Dhaka.