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Cricket World Cup: India defeat South Africa by 130 runs

  • Shikhar Dhawan scored a brilliant 137 as India continued their good form in the Cricket World Cup to inflict a massive 130-run defeat on South Africa in Melbourne on Sunday.

    Besides Dhawan’s century, Ajinkya Rahane’s 79 and Virat Kohli’s 46 helped India to reach a total of 307-7.

    In reply, South Africa were bundled out for 177, with more than 9 overs still remaining. This was South Africa’s worst defeat in World Cup history.

    India, who have won both their games so far, remain at the top of Pool B.

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