Hamilton/Adelaide, Feb 15: Virat Kohli's record century helped India register a comprehensive 76-run victory over Pakistan in their opening Pool B match of ICC World Cup 2015 here at Adelaide Oval on Sunday. (Match Report)
Meanwhile, in Hamilton today, South Africa defeated Zimbabwe by 62 runs after centuries from David Miller and JP Duminy. (10 facts about Indo-Pak game)
Here are all the updates of day 2 of World Cup (All times IST)
That is it from day 2 of action today. Thanks for tuning in. (Photos from the match are here)
5.12 PM - Tomorrow (Monday) - Pool B - West Indies Vs Ireland in Nelson (3.30 AM IST)
5.11 PM - Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulates Team India
Congrats Team India. Well played. We are all very proud of you.
Congrats Team India. Well played. We are all very proud of you.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) February 15, 2015
5.10 PM - India's next game is against South Africa on February 22 (Sunday) in Melbourne (9 AM IST start). Pakistan play West Indies in Christchurch on February 21 (3.30 AM IST)
4.59 PM - BIG WIN for India, beat Pakistan by 76 runs. Irfan last man out to Mohit Sharma. All out for 224 in 47 overs. In the end, it turned out to be a one-side game. India 6 Pakistan 0 in World Cups (1992, 96, 99, 2003, 2011, 2015). Kohli is Man-of-the-match. This is also first official ODI win (1 warm-up victory against Afghanistan) for India in Australia for almost three months. Full Scorecard here
4.51 PM - WICKET - Now it is all over for Pakistan. Shami gets Misbah (76). 220/9
4.49 PM - Pakistan need 81 off 29 balls. 2 wickets in hand
4.42 PM - A Tweet on Misbah
4.30 PM - Misbah continues to battle for Pakistan. But now it looks out of reach even for him
4.19 PM - Read about DRS controversy over Umar Akmal dismissal
4.18 PM - Only hope left for Pakistan is Misbah. Getting difficult though. Need 117 off 72 balls with 3 wickets left
4.05 PM - Double strike from Shami. Riaz gone. Just like Umesh did early, two in the over
4.00 PM - WICKET - Afridi (22) falls to a full toss from Shami. Kohli takes a good running catch at covers. Pakistan 149/6 in 34.1. Wahab Riaz joins Misbah
3.48 PM - India still on top. Pakistan 137/5 in 32. Required run rate climbing up all the time. Need 164 off 108
3.34 PM - Tennis legend Roger Federer, new fan of Indian cricket team?
3.31 PM - Excellent stuff from Ashwin. 3 maidens. 5-3-14-1
3.29 PM - Afridi and Misbah at the crease. Could be the last game for the pair against India. Afridi has already announced he won't be playing ODIs after World Cup. And Misbah is 40
3.24 PM - Here is snickometer images on Akmal's dismissal
3.19 PM - WICKET - DRS successful. Umar Akmal c Dhoni b Jadeja 0 (4). Appeal was turned down by Richard Kettleborough but Dhoni went for DRS immediately. Third umpire Steve Davis reversed the decision. Snickometer's evidence was not conclusive. Maybe there was a faint edge. 103/5 24.4
3.13 PM - WICKET - 2 in the over for Umesh. Sohaib Maqsood out for 2-ball duck. 102/4
3.11 PM - WICKET - Umesh removes Shehzad, caught at point by Jadeja, who fumbles and take it on second attempt. 102/3 in 23.2
3.07 PM - Pakistan fans cheering their team at Adelaide Oval
3.05 PM - Pakistan 98/2 in 22 overs. Shehzad and Misbah at the crease
2.52 PM - WICKET - Ashwin strikes. After five dot balls, makes Haris Sohail play one and he edges it to Rohit Sharma at the slips. Pakistan 79/2 after 18 overs.2.35 PM - Ravichandran Ashwin bowls a maiden first over. Pakistan 58/1 after 14 overs.
2.22 PM - End of powerplay 1 (1-10 overs). Pakistan 46/1. India were 42/1 in 10
2.14 PM - RESULT - South Africa beat Zimbabwe by 62 runs in Hamilton. David Miller is Man-of-the-match for his century. JP Duminy too hit a ton. Scorecard here
2.10 PM - Pakistan 44/1 in 8 overs, chasing 301. Shehzad and Haris batting
1.59 PM - Could have easily been second wicket for India. But Dhoni breaks the stumps at wrong end. Haris Sohail was almost halfway down the wicket for second run but Shehzad said no from striker's end. Throw came in to Dhoni and he disturbed the stumps at Shehzad's end with the batsman inside the crease.
1.43 PM - WICKET - Shami strikes with a bouncer. Younis, in two minds, whether to duck or play a shot. In the end gloves the ball, which goes up and Dhoni completes the catch behind stumps on the legside. Pakistan 11/1 in 3.2 overs
1.41 PM - After 3 overs, Pakistan 11/0. 1 boundary for Younis off Umesh
1.29 PM - Only once (Sri Lanka in 1999 Vs England) has a total of 300+ successfully chased in a ODI in Adelaide. Will Pakistan be the second?
1.26 PM - Players back on field in Adelaide. Pakistan need 301 to win in 50 overs. Ahmed Shehzad and Younis Khan the openers. Umesh Yadav to bowl
1.25 PM - In Hamilton, SA are back in control of the game. Zimbabwe need 119 off 68. 5 wickets left
1.21 PM - A new record in World Cup history. All first 4 matches so far have seen 300+ scores in first innings. Today South Africa and India. Yesterday New Zealand Australia.
1.06 PM - PHOTO - Sohail is ecstatic
1.02 PM - Virat Kohli at the innings break. "It is a two-paced wicket. It won't be easy chasing." "I am pleased with the batting effort. For me patience paid off."
12.58 PM - END OF INNINGS - India 300/7 in 50 overs. Full Scorecard here.
First time 300 is scored in India-Pakistan WC match. Only 27 runs in the final 5 overs for India. Pakistan bowlers were very good at the end. India would have loved to have 320 plus but this will always be tough to chase for Pakistan.
Right-arm paceman Sohail Khan with 5/55 was Pakistan's best bowler. He takes the ball with him to the pavilion. Coach Waqar Younis hugs him at the boundary rope as players walk off.
12.55 PM - Good hat-trick ball, a yorker, misses stumps and goes to the keeper.
12.53 PM - Golden duck for Ajinkya Rahane, bowled. 5 wickets for Sohail. Also on a hat-trick now. 4 balls remaining in the innings. It is a TEAM HAT-TRICK
12.52 PM - 50th over from Sohail - Double blow for India. 2 wickets in 2 balls, first Jadeja, now Dhoni
12.49 PM - 49th over - Good pace from Riaz, 145kmph plus. Gets his man - Jadeja, bowled (this was with a slower delivery) on last ball. India 296/5 in 49 overs
12.45 PM - 1st SIX for Dhoni. Low full toss from Sohail hit into the midwicket stands. 292/4 in 48
12.44 PM - In Hamilton, Zimbabwe are in the hunt, needing 162 off 20 overs. 178/2 in 30 chasing 340
12.42 PM - WICKET - Raina departs attempting a pull shot off Sohail. End of a magnificent knock (74, 56b, 5x4, 3x6). India 284/4 in 47.3
12.37 PM - PHOTO - Kohli celebrating his century
12.30 PM - WICKET - Kohli's (107, 126b, 8x4) stay comes to an end, edges a wide delivery to keeper Akmal off Sohail. 273/3 in 45.2. MS Dhoni enters. Best time for him, 28 balls remaining in the innings
12.29 PM - Final 5 overs. India 273/2 in 45 overs
12.28 PM - Kohli (107*) now has the highest score in India-Pakistan WC matches. Previous best Saeed Anwar 101 in 2003
12.27 PM - With his 22nd ODI ton in 151st match, Kohli has equalled Sourav Ganguly (311 games) on highest century-makers list
12.26 PM - Irfan bowls a beamer, well over Raina's head, goes to wicketkeeper
12.23 PM - Raina hits Sohail for 3 consecutive FOURS. India 259/2 in 44 overs
12.17 PM - Kohli has proved his worth as a big match player. Top knock in high-pressure game. Tendulkar played in 5 World Cup games Vs Pakistan, could not make 100. Kohli does it in 2nd attempt.
12.16 PM - Pakistan review for a caught behind decision of Raina. Nothing on snickometer. Pakistan lose their DRS
12.12 PM - Raina gets to half century with a SIX and single in the same over when Kohli reached 100
12.10 PM - HUNDRED for Virat Kohli (100 off 119, 7x4), 22nd in ODIs. He is the 1st Indian to score a ton Vs Pakistan in World Cup history. Previous best Tendulkar - 98 in 2003. Kohli took a single off Afridi in 43rd over. Removes his helmet raises the bat, looks to the sky
12.03 PM - 40 overs completed, India 217/2 (Kohli 94, Raina 30). Batting powerplay (36 to 40) 25/0
12 PM - POLL on Star Sports - Which was the greatest India-Pakistan WC game? - Options - 1992, 2003 and 2011. 49% voted for 2011 semis. Sunil Gavaskar wanted 1996 quarter-final to have been there
11.57 AM - Kohli is only the 3rd Indian after Tendulkar (98) and NS Sidhu (93) to post a score of 90+ Vs Pakistan in World Cup
11.53 AM - Kohli moves into the 90s with a FOUR off Irfan. Bad ball on leg-side, played it past Misbah at short fine-leg
11.52 AM - Strong winds at Adelaide Oval. Riaz pulls out of his run-up
11.46 AM - 200 up for India for the loss of 2 wickets in 37 overs
11.40 AM - Gavaskar on Raina - "In coloured clothing he is a completely different player. In Tests, he is a bundle of nerves".
11.39 AM - Time for batting powerplay (36 to 40 overs). 1st one produced only 42/1 (1-10). Now total score is 192/2. Kohli (83*), Raina (17*)
11.38 AM - Raina has hit his 1st SIX, off Haris Sohail. India 192/2 in 35
11.37 AM - In Hamilton - Zimbabwe 65/1 in 12 chasing 340
11.32 AM - PHOTO from Twitter - Crowd rises to applaud Dhawan as he heads back to pavilion after making 73
11.28 AM - BIG MOMENT - Umar Akmal, not a regular wicket keeper, DROPS Kohli (76) behind stumps off Yasir Shah. How costly will it prove?
11.27 AM - One of the stands at Adelaide Oval - Packed
11.20 AM - Drinks break. Suresh Raina joins Kohli (71*). He has come ahead of Ajinkya Rahane
11.19 AM - WICKET - Shikhar Dhawan is run out for 73 (76b, 7x4, 1x6). 163/2 in 29.5. Even the dive could not save the batsman. Direct hit from captain Misbah at mid-wicket. Partnership 129 in 22.2 overs
11.15 AM - NEW RECORD partnership by Kohli-Dhawan (Now worth 122). Previous best 102 (Kaif-Tendulkar in 2003) for any wicket Vs Pakistan in WC. India 156/1 in 29
11.11 AM - 108-run partnership so far between Dhawan and Kohli
11.07 AM - Zimbabwe 32/0 in 5 overs chasing 340 Vs South Africa in Hamilton
11.04 AM - India 134/1 in 26 overs. Can they score 300 plus?
11.01 AM - Afridi's throw hits Kohli on the back. Indian sees the funny side of it. Afridi checks on the batsman. Crowd roars
11.00 AM - Bowler Irfan given 2 official warnings in 26th over by umpire Ian Gould for running on the 'danger area' of the pitch. Another 1 caution and he can't bowl
10.55 AM - No Indian has scored a century Vs Pakistan in WC. Will it be a first today? Highest is Sachin Tendulkar's 98 in 2003
10.53 AM - Tweet from Mohammad Kaif, who featured in 2003 India-Pakistan WC match in Centurion
10.48 AM - 34th ODI HALF CENTURY for Kohli in 151st match. India 122/1 in 23 overs
10.47 AM - Some tips from spin legend Shane Warne to Yasir Shah, on TV. He has to make Kohli drive
10.45 AM - Some pictures from the Adelaide Oval (Via Twitter)
10.40 AM - HALF CENTURY for Shikhar Dhawan, 12th in ODIs. 50 off 54 (4x4, 1x6). "Good knock. It is a different way of batting for Shikhar," says Ramiz Raja on TV commentary
10.39 AM - Kohli steps out and hits Yasir for a FOUR over covers. 100 up for India. Another boundary for Kohli in same over, this time cut through point
10.36 AM - Shikhar hits Yasir for a FOUR. The left-hander closing on his half century. India 98/1 in 20 overs. First 10 it was 42/1
10.30 AM - Pakistan's second legspinner Yasir Shah bowling now, first time Vs India. This 28-year-old is playing only his 2nd ODI. How will he handle pressure?
10.26 AM - Dhawan hits a FOUR, poor ball on leg-side from Riaz. 50-run partnership between Dhawan and Kohli. India 89/1 in 18 overs
10.23 AM - From a neutral. He wonders this match is in Mumbai or Adelaide?
10.18 AM - Unbelievable atmosphere, says Wasim Akram on TV commentary. Sunil Gavaskar agrees and adds weather is hot (temperatures close to 40 degrees).
10.16 AM - Left-arm seamer Riaz to continue. He took 5 Indian wickets in WC 2011 semis at Mohali including sending back Yuvraj Singh for a golden duck. Scorecard here
10.12 AM - Drinks Break in Adelaide. India 71/1 in 15 overs. Kohli 21*, Dhawan 33*
10.10 AM - So far, all 3 matches, teams batting first have breached 300-run mark. Can India also do it in Game 4?
10.09 AM - India 62/1 in 14 overs as Afridi continues his bowling
10.06 AM - Great comeback by South Africa Vs Zimbabwe in Hamilton. 339/4 in 50 overs, from 83/4 in 20.2 overs. Miller (138*) and Duminy (115*) 256-run unbroken partnership in 29.4 overs. Full Scorecard here
10.00 AM - 1st FOUR for Kohli, off Sohail. India 52/1 in 12
9.56 AM - In Hamilton, David Miller has smashed 30 runs off 1 Mire over. 6, 4, 4, 6, 4, 6. So far 9 sixes for Miller in his 136. SA 320/4
9.55 AM - DROPPED - A tough chance put down in the deep by Yasir Shah off Afridi. Kohli gets a reprieve on 3
9.52 AM - Slow start for India, 42/1 in 10 overs. End of powerplay. Shahid Afridi comes to bowl now. Irfan (5-0-26-0)
9.47 AM - We have the second centurion of WC 2015. David Miller for South Africa Vs Zimbabwe. SA 272/4 in 46.3. Yesterday Australia's Aaron Finch hit 135 Vs England
9.44 AM - Former India captain Sourav Ganguly on TV commentary - "India batting defensive in the opening 8 overs. High pressure game."
9.41 AM - Virat Kohli arrives at the crease. Off the mark on the third ball. India 35/1 in 8
9.38 AM - WICKET - Rohit (15), trying a pull shot, gets a top-edge and Misbah comes in from mid-off to complete the catch. India 34/1 in 7.3 overs. Sohail the bowler
9.33 AM - We have the 1st SIX of the match, bouncer from Irfan pulled into the stands by Dhawan. India 30/0 in 6.3
9.26 AM - 2 FOURS from Rohit off Irfan. India 21/0 in 5 overs. Meanwhile in Hamilton, JP Duminy has scored a half century. SA 214/4 in 42 overs
9.23 AM - India and Pakistan fans together at the venue
9.20 AM - Dhawan scores the 1st FOUR of the match, off Sohail in 4th over. Short and wide, hit through point region. India 13/0 in 4
9.16 AM - Interesting visuals on TV on how Indian batsmen prepared to face the tall Irfan. Net bowlers were standing on a stool and bowling so that ball arrives from 7ft high! India 7/0 after 3
9.12 AM - After 2 overs, India 5/0. Irfan and Sohail are the new ball bowlers. Stadium is still not full at Adelaide Oval
9.05 AM - In Hamilton, SA have recovered to 169/4 in 37.1 overs
9.04 AM - Misbah is the 6th Pakistan captain Vs India at WC. Every match, new captain. Read here
9.00 AM - PLAY BEGINS in Adelaide. Rohit and Dhawan are the openers. Irfan, standing very tall at 7 feet 1 inch, to Rohit for the first ball.
8.54 AM - Some of the tweets on the game as India prepare to bat
8.50 AM - Only 8 (India 3, Pakistan 5) of the 22 players today have previously played in India-Pakistan WC game. Dhoni, Kohli, Raina, Misbah, Younis, Afridi, Akmal and Riaz are the 8
8.48 AM - Hard wicket, lot of runs: Brett Lee on the pitch in Adelaide. Good news for Indian batsmen
8.38 AM - India XI - Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Ajinkya Rahane, Virat Kohli, Suresh Raina, MS Dhoni (captain, wicketkeeper), Ravindra Jadeja, R Ashwin, Mohammed Shami, Umesh Yadav, Mohit Sharma
Pakistan XI - Younis Khan, Ahmed Shehzad, Haris Sohail, Misbah-ul-Haq (captain), Umar Akmal (wicketkeeper), Sohaib Maqsood, Shahid Afridi, Wahab Riaz, Yasir Shah, Sohail Khan, Mohammad Irfan
# 8.30 AM IST - India Vs Pakistan - Toss won by MS Dhoni. India BAT FIRST. "I hope so we can do it today," Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq on having not beaten India in previous 5 WC meetings.
# There was controversy at MCG yesterday. Read about it here
# At Adelaide Oval, toss will take place in 10 minutes for India-Pakistan match
# Big Wicket - De Villiers (25) falls to a sensational catch at the boundary from Craig Ervine off Kamungozi. A high catch at long off was taken one-handed (left) by Ervine and with the momentum he was crossing the rope and hence threw the ball back in play and returned to complete a stupendous catch. SA 83/4 in 20.2 overs
# SA lose another wicket, this time Du Plessis (24) c Taylor b Chigumbura. 67/3 in 17 overs
# From 21/2 in 8.1 overs, De Villiers and Du Plessis are rebuilding SA innings. Now 41/2 in 13
# Zimbabwe pacemen had South Africa in early trouble, reducing them to 34/2 in 11.3 overs. Both openers De Kock and Amla were dismissed