9 Moments That Capture India's Win Over South Africa

22/02/2015 6:00 PM IST | Updated 15/07/2016 8:25 AM IST
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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 22: MS Dhoni of India celebrates with his teammates after running out AB de Villiers of South Africa during the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup match between South Africa and India at Melbourne Cricket Ground on February 22, 2015 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

India won against South Africa on Sunday, beating the Proteas by 130 runs with nearly 10 overs remaining. This is the first time India has defeated South Africa in a World Cup ODI match, and this is also the heaviest World Cup defeat the South African team has suffered.

India's Shikhar Dhawan too broke a record today, scoring the highest ever World Cup score against South Africa, and also his personal highest score in an ODI. Here are nine such moments from the World Cup match that will pushed India to victory on Sunday.

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    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 22: Indian fans in the crowd celebrate as Shikhar Dhawan of India reaches his century during the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup match between South Africa and India at Melbourne Cricket Ground on February 22, 2015 in Melbourne, Australia.
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    South Africa's David Miller (C) walks towards the pavilion as India's players celebrate his dismissal during the Pool B 2015 Cricket World Cup match between South Africa and India at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) on February 22, 2015.
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    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 22: MS Dhoni of India runs out David Miller of South Africa during the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup match between South Africa and India at Melbourne Cricket Ground on February 22, 2015 in Melbourne, Australia.
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    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 22: Ravichandran Ashwin is congratulated by Virat Kohli and his teammates after dismissing Morne Morkel of South Africa during the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup match between South Africa and India at Melbourne Cricket Ground on February 22, 2015 in Melbourne, Australia.
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    South Africa's JP Duminy (front) edges the ball towards India's Suresh Raina (R) to be dismissed as wicketkeeper Mahendra Singh Dhoni (L) looks on during the Pool B 2015 Cricket World Cup match between South Africa and India at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) on February 22, 2015.
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    India's Mohit Sharma (L) celebrates with Suresh Raina after taking the wicket of South Africa's Faf du Plessis during the Pool B 2015 Cricket World Cup match between South Africa and India at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) on February 22, 2015.
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    South Africa's Hashim Amla lifts the ball before being caught by India's Mohammed Shami, during their Cricket World Cup pool B match in Melbourne, Australia, Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015.
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    A fan gestures to India's Virat Kohli during their Cricket World Cup pool B match against South Africa in Melbourne, Australia, Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015.
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    India's Virat Kohli celebrates victory during the Pool B 2015 Cricket World Cup match between South Africa and India at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) on February 22, 2015.

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