Fourth Highest Score in World Cup for India

In the 11th match of the ICC World Cup 2011, India, playing againstEngland, made its 4th highest score in the World Cup. Today on 27 Feb, 2011, at M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore, India has made a total of 338 runs in 49.5 overs against England. This is also its fourth top highest score in the WC.

After winning the toss, India elected to bat first. Virender Sehwag and Sachin Tendulkar came as opening batsmen. Sehwag made 35 runs from 26 balls with 6 fours and was dismissed when he got caught by Prior. Bresnan took his wicket. Overall, the England bowler Bresnan took 5 wickets in the inning. Today, Sachin was on fire as in the last match, Sehwag was again playing with Bangladesh. India defeated the Bangladesh team in the opening match of the World Cup 2011 by 87 runs in which Sehwag scored 175 runs from 139 balls and Virat Kohli was unbeaten at 100 runs. This was also his first debut century for World Cup.

Highest Score in World Cup

After loosing the first wicket in the form of Virender Sehwag, Gambhir came on 1st down. He also scored a half century. Just after hitting a half century, he got bold on one ball of Graeme Swann. Sachin also made his 47th ODI Century. He scored 120 runs in 115 balls.

Here is the Full Scoreboard for India innings.

India: 338/10 (49.5) Run Rate: 6.78 R B 4 6 SR
V Sehwag c M. Prior b Bresnan 35 26 6 0 134.62
Tendulkar c M Yardy b James Anderson 120 115 10 5 104.35
Gautam Gambhir b Graeme Swann 51 61 5 0 83.61
Yuvraj Singh c Ian Bell b Michael Yardy 58 50 9 0 116.00
MS Dhoni c sub b Tim Bresnan 31 25 3 1 124.00
Yusuf Pathan c Graeme Swann b Tim Bresnan 14 8 1 1 175.00
Virat Kohli b Tim Bresnan 8 5 1 0 160.00
Harbhajan Singh lbw b Tim Bresnan 0 1 0 0 0.00
Zaheer Khan run out (Andrew Strauss) 4 5 0 0 80.00
Piyush Chawla run out (James Anderson) 2 4 0 0 50.00
Munaf Patel Not Out 0 0 0 0 0.00
Extras (b 0, lb 3, w 7, nb 5) 15
Total Score: 338/10(49.5 Over)RR: 6.78

Fall of Wickets: 1-46 (Virender Sehwag, 7.5 overs), 2-180 (Gautam Gambhir, 29.4 overs), 3-236 (Sachin Tendulkar, 38.2 overs), 4-305 (Yuvraj Singh, 46 overs), 5-305 (MS Dhoni, 46.1 overs), 6-327 (Yusuf Pathan, 48.1 overs), 7-327 (Virat Kohli, 48.2 Over), 8-328 (Harbhajan Singh, 48.4 over), 9-338 (Piyush Chawla, 49.4 Over) and 10-338 (Zaheer Khan, 49.5 Over).

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