Cardiff, June 7: Shikhar Dhawan's century set up a 26-run victory for India against South Africa in the Champions Trophy 2013 opener here on Thursday (June 6).
Left-handed opener Dhawan hit his maiden ODI ton as India scored 331/7 in 50 overs. In reply, South Africa were all out for 305 in 50 overs.
This Group B game commenced the tournament. West Indies and Pakistan are the other two outfits in Group B. Top two qualify for semi-finals.
Here are the photos from the match.
Dhawan plays a pull shot
Dhawan plays a pull shot during his knock of 114.
Dhawan's another shot
Dhawan's another shot as South Africa captain AB de Villiers watches.
Rohit and Dhawan run between the wickets
Rohit Sharma and Dhawan run between the wickets during their century opening partnership.
Rohit and Dhawan celebrate century stand
Rohit and Dhawan celebrate after completing 100 runs for the opening wicket.
Ravindra Jadeja and Virat Kohli
Ravindra Jadeja and Virat Kohli celebrate a wicket.
Indian players celebrate a wicket
Indian players are happy after taking a wicket.
India's victory march
Indian players walk back after winning the match.
Rohit celebrates his half century
Rohit raises his bat after reaching his 14th ODI half century.
MS Dhoni plays a shot
India captain MS Dhoni plays a shot.
Ravindra Jadeja collects a stump as souvenir
Jadeja collects a stump after victory.
Ishant Sharma and Rory Kleinveldt
Ishant Sharma and Rory Kleinveldt are seen after the completion of the match.
Kleinveldt in action
Kleinveldt attempts a reverse sweep.
Suresh Raina takes a catch
Suresh Raina (second left) jumps after taking a catch to dismiss Colin Ingram.
Robin Peterson plays a shot
Robin Peterson plays a shot en route to half century.