World Cup 2019: How India scripted 6-wicket victory over South Africa (Photos)

First Published 5, Jun 2019, 4:16 PM IST

Southampton: Check out the pictures from India versus South Africa ICC World Cup 2019 match at Southampton on Wednesday (June 5). It was an all-round performance by India as they won by six wickets on a tough pitch at The Hampshire Bowl. After Yuzvendra Chahal (4/51) and Jasprit Bumrah (2/35) shared six wickets, Rohit Sharma (122 not out) hit his 23rd ODI ton to guide the side home to launch their World Cup campaign. India successfully chased down 228.

Captains Faf du Plessis (South Africa) and Virat Kohli (India) at the toss during their ICC World Cup match in Southampton. Also seen are TV commentator Mark Nicholas (left) and match referee Ranjan Madugalle

Captains Faf du Plessis (South Africa) and Virat Kohli (India) at the toss during their ICC World Cup match in Southampton. Also seen are TV commentator Mark Nicholas (left) and match referee Ranjan Madugalle

Virat Kohli leads the Indian team on to the field

Virat Kohli leads the Indian team on to the field

Indian players line up on the ground as the national anthem plays

Indian players line up on the ground as the national anthem plays

Indian fans filled The Rose Bowl stadium

Indian fans filled The Rose Bowl stadium

Jasprit Bumrah struck early as he sent back Hashim Amla

Jasprit Bumrah struck early as he sent back Hashim Amla

Bumrah and Kohli celebrate Amla's wicket

Bumrah and Kohli celebrate Amla's wicket

Indian players congratulate Bumrah

Indian players congratulate Bumrah

An Indian fan poses with the tri-colour at the stadium

An Indian fan poses with the tri-colour at the stadium

Rassie van der Dussen is bowled by Yuzvendra Chahal

Rassie van der Dussen is bowled by Yuzvendra Chahal

Chahal (left) celebrates with Kohli after dismissing Rassie van der Dussen for 22

Chahal (left) celebrates with Kohli after dismissing Rassie van der Dussen for 22

Kuldeep Yadav is ecstatic after taking the wicket of JP Duminy

Kuldeep Yadav is ecstatic after taking the wicket of JP Duminy

du Plessis loses his bat

du Plessis loses his bat

Faf du Plessis heads back to the pavilion after being bowled by Chahal for 38

Faf du Plessis heads back to the pavilion after being bowled by Chahal for 38

MS Dhoni and Kohli appeal for LBW against Duminy. The umpire adjudged the left-hander out off Kuldeep

MS Dhoni and Kohli appeal for LBW against Duminy. The umpire adjudged the left-hander out off Kuldeep

Dhoni, Chahal and Kohli celebrate a wicket

Dhoni, Chahal and Kohli celebrate a wicket

Rohit Sharma celebrates his 23rd ODI ton. He remained unbeaten on 122

Rohit Sharma celebrates his 23rd ODI ton. He remained unbeaten on 122

Dhoni plays a shot. He made 34

Dhoni plays a shot. He made 34

Hardik Pandya and Rohit celebrate India's win

Hardik Pandya and Rohit celebrate India's win

Kohli plays a shot. He was dismissed for 18

Kohli plays a shot. He was dismissed for 18

Rohit looks to the sky after completing his century

Rohit looks to the sky after completing his century

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