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India starts World Cup campaign with big win

Sehwag's century gives massive 87-run win for India in the opening match against Bangladesh

India starts World Cup campaign with big win
Indian cricketer Virender Sehwag raises his bat after scoring a century (100 runs) during the first match of the World Cup cricket tournament between Bangladesh and India at The Sher-e Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka on February 19, 2011 (AFP/Getty Images)
India starts World Cup campaign with big win
A general view of the stadium during the Bangladesh v India opening game of the ICC 2011 World Cup at Shere-e-Bangla National Stadium on February 19, 2011 in Dhaka, Bangladesh. (Getty Images)
India starts World Cup campaign with big win
Indian cricketer Virat Kohli (2L) congratulates Virender Sehwag after his century during the first match in the World Cup Cricket tournament between Bangladesh and India at The Sher-e Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka on February 19, 2011. Sehwag ignored an injury to smash 175 and set up a massive 87-run win for India in the opening match of the World Cup against co-hosts Bangladesh on Saturday (AFP/Getty Images)
India starts World Cup campaign with big win
Cricket fans enjoy the atmosphere during the opening game of the ICC Cricket World Cup between Bangladesh and India at the Shere-e-Bangla National Stadium on February 19, 2011 in Dhaka, Bangladesh. (Getty Images)
India starts World Cup campaign with big win
Bangladeshi cricketers celebrate after the dismissal of India's Gautam Gambhir (L) during the first match in the World Cup Cricket tournament between Bangladesh and India at The Sher-e Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka on February 19, 2011 (AFP/Getty Images)
India starts World Cup campaign with big win
Virat Kohli of India raises his bat on reaching his century during the opening game of the ICC Cricket World Cup between Bangladesh and India at the Shere-e-Bangla National Stadium on February 19, 2011 in Dhaka, Bangladesh (Getty Images)
India starts World Cup campaign with big win
Spectators look on during the Cricket World Cup opening match between India and Bangladesh at The Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka on February 19, 2011. Bangladesh captain Shakib Al Hasan won the toss and sent India in to bat in the opening match of the World Cup at the Sher-e-Bangla stadium (AFP/Getty Images)
India starts World Cup campaign with big win
Bangladeshi cricketer Mushfiqur Rahim (L) watches as India's Virender Sehwag (R) plays a shot during the first match in the World Cup Cricket tournament between Bangladesh and India at The Sher-e Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka on February 19, 2011
India starts World Cup campaign with big win
Roqibul Hassan of Bangladesh bats as captain MS Dhoni of India looks on during the opening game of the ICC Cricket World Cup between Bangladesh and India at the Shere-e-Bangla National Stadium on February 19, 2011 in Dhaka, Bangladesh. (Getty Images)
India starts World Cup campaign with big win
Indian cricketers celebrate the dismissal of the unseen Bangladeshi cricket captain Shakib Al Hasan during the first match in the World Cup Cricket tournament between Bangladesh and India at The Sher-e Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka on February 19, 2011 (AFP/Getty Images)