Kohli's century guides India to win over Pakistan, South Africa hold off Zimbabwe

Virat Kohli scored an imperious century as India opened their World Cup defence in convincing fashion with a 76-run victory over Pakistan in a frenzied atmosphere at the Adelaide Oval.

The much-anticipated Pool B grudge match, the latest chapter in one of the great rivalries in sport, attracted a passionate crowd of 41,587 to the revamped ground with up to a billion more tuning in on the sub-continent and around the world.


India 300-7 in 50 overs (Kohli 107, Sohail 5-55)

Pakistan 224 all out in 47 overs (Misbah 76, Shami 4-35)

David Miller and JP Duminy both scored centuries as South Africa overcame a real challenge from Zimbabwe to record a 62-run victory in their opening World Cup Pool B game in Hamilton.

South Africa 339-4 in 50 overs (Miller 138*, Kamungozi 1-34)
Zimbabwe 277 all out in 48.1 overs (Masakadza 80, Tahir 3-36)



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