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ICC Cricket World Cup 2015
Cricket World Cup: Master blaster Tendulkar and others congratulate Team India
India registered a thumping victory over Pakistan in its opening Cricket World Cup match. Batting first the team India made 300 runs, with Virat Kohli slamming a superb century. Kohli was given a good support by Shikhar Dhawan, 73 runs, and Suresh Raina 74 runs.

In response to India's 300, Pakistan managed to score only 224 runs, with captain Misbah-ul-Haq making 74 runs. The entire Pakistani team got out with three overs remaining. From India side Umesh Yadav struck four wickets, while Mohit Sharma and Md. Shami got 2 wickets each.

Full of confidence and energy after defeating Pakistan, India will take on South africa in its next match scheduled on February 22 at Adelaide Oval. In its first match South Africa has beaten Zimbabwe by 62 runs.

Former top Indian players from Sachin Tendulkar to Laxman to Anil Kumble took to Twitter to congratulate the 'Men in Blue' for their impressive victory over the arch rival Pakistan.


Meanwhile former Pakistan captain, Imarn Khan, under whose captaincy Pakistan won the world cup in 1992 advised Pakistani team to not to get depressed after tasting defeat at the hands of India. 

Former Pakistani pace bowler Shoaib Akhtar has attacked Waqar Younis after the team defeat. He cautioned Younis from doing any experiment during world cup. He said that Pakistan must defeat West Indies in the next match to keep its hope of playing quarter finals alive.

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