CWC 19: Bowlers, Rohit hand India comfortable win

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05 Jun 2019

India beat South Africa: Here are the records broken

India got off to a strong start in the ongoing ICC World Cup 2019.

Virat Kohli's side overcame South Africa in match number eight.

SA lost their third successive match in 2019 World Cup.

Batting first, SA posted 227/9 in 50 overs.

Ton-up Rohit Sharma then led the charge for Team India.

Here are the records broken.

Indian bowlers

Bumrah shines in his 50th ODI match, Bhuvi extends tally

Bumrah shines in his 50th ODI match, Bhuvi extends tally

Jasprit Bumrah equalled Mohammed Shami and Mohit Sharma to dismiss Proteas batsman Hashim Amla for the third time in ODIs.

Bumrah (2/35) raced to 87 career ODI scalps in just 50 matches.

Bhuvneshwar Kumar (2/44) now has 21 ODI wickets in 2019.

This is the second-joint highest tally this year alongside Kuldeep Yadav (1/46) and Adam Zampa.

Chahal

Chahal impresses on CWC debut

Yuzvendra Chahal (4/51) registered the second best bowling figures in Cricket World Cup on debut for India.

Mohammed Shami (4/35) has the best figures for India (versus Pakistan in 2015).

Chahal has the fifth best bowling figures in the ongoing CWC 19.

West Indian pacer Oshane Thomas (4/27 versus Pakistan) leads the show.

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Rohit

Classy Rohit notches a host of records

Classy Rohit notches a host of records

Rohit became the third batsman in 2019 to score 650-plus runs in ODI cricket.

Usman Khawaja (784) and Aaron Finch (700) are above him.

The senior cricketer smashed his 23rd career ODI ton.

He went past Sourav Ganguly (22) in terms of tons.

He also became the third batsman in CWC 19 to score a century.

This was Rohit's second ODI ton in 2019.

Rohit WC feat

Rohit slams second career World Cup century for India

Rohit also notched his second career World Cup century.

He equalled a host of Indian players including Virat Kohli and Rahul Dravid.

Rohit surpassed the 400-run mark for India in World Cups.

Skipper Kohli became the eighth Indian batsman to register 600-plus runs in World Cup history.

He achieved the feat in his 18th World Cup match.

Dhoni

Dhoni now has the third most dismissals in World Cup

Dhoni now has the third most dismissals in World Cup

MS Dhoni accounted for one stumping in this match.

He has now extended his tally to 121 in ODIs.

Dhoni has 33 dismissals in the Cricket World Cup.

He went past Brendon McCullum (32).

His tally is now the third highest in terms of most World Cup dismissals.

MSD also has 139 stumpings in List-A cricket. This is the joint-most alongside Moin Khan.

Impressive feats for Faf and Rabada

Faf du Plessis became the second Proteas batsman to get past 500 ODI runs in 2019. Kagiso Rabada now has 17 ODI scalps in 2019. This is the most by a South African bowler. He also raced to 110 career ODI wickets.

SA vs IND

How did the match pan out?

Jasprit Bumrah gave India the ideal start with two big scalps.

SA built a partnership with Faf and Rassie van der Dussen adding 54.

Chahal dismissed both the set batsmen to help India make inroads.

Chris Morris (42) and Rabada (31*) helped SA get past 200.

In reply, India lost Shikhar Dhawan early.

Rohit stayed on and stitched two crucial partnerships along the way.

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