India beat South Africa after Dhawan century

Friday, 07 June 2013 - 8:04


World champions India began their Champions Trophy campaign with a 26-run victory over South Africa in Cardiff in the first match of the tournament.

Shikhar Dhawan (114), who hit the fastest debut Test century in March, struck his first ODI hundred and shared a stand of 127 with Rohit Sharma.

Ravi Jadeja made a rapid unbeaten 47 as India posted 331-7 having been put in.

Robin Peterson (68) and AB de Villiers (70) added 124 and Ryan McLaren hit 71 notout but South Africa were bowled out for 305.

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