Sehwag scores first century of 2011 WC

February 19th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI  

Virender Sehwag Mirpur, Feb 19 (ANI): Opener Virender Sehwag slammed a 94-ball century in the opening match of the 2011 World Cup against Bangladesh at the Shere Bangla National stadium here on Saturday, as Team India dominated the proceedings.

The Delhi dasher struck his 14th ODI century with the help of nine fours and a six.

Sehwag’s partner Mater Blaster Sachin Tendulkar was earlier run out by Shakib Al Hasan at the score of 28 runs.

Bangladesh spinner Mahmudullah later clean bowled Gautam Gambhir, who was looking good on 39 in the 24th over of the match.

The current score of the Indian Team is 300/2 at the end of 41.5 overs. Virat Kohli has joined the party with Sehwag, and is presently playing on 66.

Earlier today, Bangladesh won the toss and decided to field against India.

MS Dhoni’s men, who are batting first, are looking all set to take the revenge against the Bangladeshis, as they were defeated by them in their first clash in the last edition of the World Cup. (ANI)

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