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India won the toss and elected to bat. After losing Rohit Sharma (14) in the 8th over, Shikhar Dhawan (73) and Virat Kohli (107) put on a 129 run partnership for the 2nd wicket. After Shikhar Dhawan was run out in the 30th over, Suresh Raina joined Kohli in the middle and put on 110 for the 3rd wicket. India lost five wickets in the last five overs for 27 runs and finished with 300 runs in 50 overs. Sohail Khan was the pick of Pakistani Bowlers with 5/55 from his 10 overs.
Pakistan lost Younis Khan in the 4th over to Mohammed Shami and also lost their next 4 wickets in less than 25 overs. Pakistan Captain Misbah-ul-Haq achieved 76 (84) but Shami took 3 wickets in his 2nd spell and Pakistan lost the match in the 46th over. Virat Kohli was named Man of the Match for his century.
The West Indies were put into bat by Ireland, who reduced them to 31/2 and 87/5 before Lendl Simmons and Darren Sammy shared a 154 run partnership. They finished their 50 overs with a score of 304/7. In reply, Ireland made 71 runs before losing their first wicket. Paul Stirling and Ed Joyce made a partnership of 106, before Stirling was dismissed. Niall O'Brien finished 79* from 60 balls, to get Ireland over the line with more than four overs remaining. This was Ireland's fourth World Cup victory over a Test playing side and their third successful chase of 300 or more runs in a World Cup.
This was the first time India defeated South Africa in a World Cup match.
South Africa captain AB de Villiers was fined 20% of his match fee for a slow over rate. The other South African players were fined 10% of their match fee.
India got to 307 runs in 50 overs via Dhawan's highest score in ODIs. South Africa kept losing wickets at regular intervals and lost the match by 130 runs. Dhawan was named Man of the Match for his century and two catches.
West Indies won the toss and elected to bat first.
Zimbabwe's target was reduced to 363 from 48 overs due to rain.
Chris Gayle surpassed 9,000 runs in ODIs, becoming only the second player from the West Indies after Brian Lara to do so. Gayle became the first batsman to score a double century in a World Cup match and the first ever non-Indian batsman to score an ODI double century. Gayle's double century was also the fastest double century in ODI cricket. Gayle's 16 sixes in his innings equalled the ODI record jointly held by Rohit Sharma and AB de Villiers.
Gayle's 372-run partnership with Marlon Samuels is the highest for any wicket in ODI history.
AB de Villiers (SA) scored the fastest ODI 150 in history (64 balls), and the second fastest World Cup century. His 73 runs in the last five overs was also the most by any batsman in this period.
Jason Holder (WI) conceded the most runs by any bowler in a World Cup match (104), and the most in any 2 consecutive overs in all ODIs.
South Africa's score of 408/5 was the highest score in any ODI in Australia, and the second highest World Cup score.
South Africa's 257 run victory was the joint-biggest by runs in a World Cup match, equaling India's defeat of Bermuda in 2007.
Sarfraz Ahmed scored his maiden ODI century and became the first Pakistan wicket-keeper to score a century in a World Cup match.
Pakistan and West Indies qualified for the quarter-finals as a result of this match.
Ireland were eliminated from the World Cup as a result of this match.
This was Pakistan's highest opening first wicket stand in the tournament. The pair of Ahmad Shahzad and Sarfraz Ahmad put a first-wicket partnership of over 100 runs, with Sarfraz scoring 101 not out, and becoming man of the match in the two consecutive games he played. While Ahmad Shahzad scored 63 runs, ensuring Pakistan a spot in the quarter-finals to face Australia at the same ground.