India beat Bangladesh by 87 runs in opening match

India's batsman Virender Sehwag, left, makes contact as Bangladesh's wicketkeeper Mushfiqur Rahim, right, looks on during the opening match of the ICC Cricket World Cup at the Sher-E-Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka, Bangladesh. (AP)

India beat Bangladesh by 87 runs in the opening match of the 2011 World Cup at Sher-e-Bangla stadium on Saturday.

Brief scores:
India 370-4 (Virender Sehwag 175, Virat Kohli 100 not out) v Bangladesh 283-9 (Tamim Iqbal 70, Shakib Al Hasan 55; Munaf Patel 4-48).
India won by 87 runs

India had earlier made 370-4 against Bangladesh in the opening match of the World Cup at the Sher-e-Bangla stadium here on Saturday.

Virender Sehwag top-scored with 175 while Virat Kohli hit an unbeaten 100 as India piled up the fifth highest total in World Cup history.

Scoreboard after India's batting innings.

India:V. Sehwag b Shakib 175
S. Tendulkar run out 28
G. Gambhir b Mahmudullah 39
V. Kohli not out 100
Yusuf Pathan c Rahim b Shafiul 8
Extras: (b1, lb2, w16, nb1) 20
Total (for four wickets, 50 overs) 370
Did not bat: Yuvraj Singh, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Harbhajan Singh, Zaheer Khan, Shanthakumaran Sreesanth, Munaf Patel.
Fall of wickets: 1-69 (Tendulkar), 2-152 (Gambhir), 3-355 (Sehwag), 4-370 (Pathan).
Bowling: Shafiul 7-0-69-1 (nb1, w4), Rubel 10-0-60-0 (w5), Razzak 9-0-74-0 (w1), Shakib 10-0-61-1 (w3), Naeem 7-0-54-0, Mahmudullah 7-0-49-1 (w3)
Bangladesh: Shakib Al Hasan (capt), Tamim Iqbal, Imrul Kayes, Junaid Siddique, Raqibul Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim, Naeem Islam, Mohammad Mahmudullah, Abdur Razzak, Rubel Hossain, Shafiul Islam.
Toss: Bangladesh
Umpires: Steve Davis (AUS) and Kumar Dharmasena (SRI)
TV umpire: Billy Doctrove (WIS)
Match referee: Ranjan Madugalle (SRI)

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