The first match of World Cup Cricket 2011 is being played between India and Bangladesh. The teams belong to group B of world cup cricket teams.
Bangladesh won the toss and elected to field first. Fielding decision was decided for taking benefit from dew while batting in headlights. Both Captains had admitted before the start of the match that the game was going to be affected due to dew in evening.India Vs Bangladesh World Cup 2011
While batting first, Virendra Sehwag scored an impressive 175 runs on behalf of India. Virat Kohli was the other man to chase 3 figure of runs. Dhoni at the place of Suresh Raina chose Kohli; Kohli proved that Dhoni was correct in his decision. The Little Master, Sachin Tendulkar, lost his wicket while running with Sehwag. He made 28 runs. Gambhir scored 39 runs; Mohmudullah bowled him out. Sehwag scored 175 runs when Bangladeshi bowler bowled him out. At the end of their innings, India scored 370 runs against Bangladesh. Bangladeshi crowd could not greet their team due to the Indian domination of the match.
In reply to Indian inning, Bangladeshi bowlers took an impressive start. Sri Santh was the most expensive bowler up to the 5th over of Match. He gave 24 runs in fifth over of the Bangladeshi Inning. Bangladesh had crossed 50 run mark in first five overs of the game. Tamim Iqbal was the top scorer with a score of 70 runs. Shakib Al Hassan who scored 55 runs followed him.