Sehwag made the opening game of the World Cup 2011 tournament memorable. His 175 is the 5th highest in the history of World Cup and joint 2nd highest by an Indian. Here are the match statistics.
India scored the highest total ever in the opening game of the World Cup.
India scored the 5th highest total in all the games of World Cup.
India scored the highest score in Mirpur (Bangladesh) in any ODI.
203 run partnership made India the nation with highest (5) 200 plus partnerships in World Cup.
India and Bangladesh have now 1 win each in World Cup matches against each other.
This is only the 4th time for India in WC when their two batsmen have scored century in same match.
50 runs: 8.5 (Ind), 4.5 (Ban)
100: 14.3 (Ind), 16.2 (Ban)
150: 22.5 (Ind), 27.1 (Ban)
200: 31.2 (Ind), 34.2 (Ban)
250: 36.2 (Ind), 42.4 (Ban)
300: 41.5 (Ind)
350: 46.5 (Ind)
Sehwag scored highest individual score in the opening game of the World Cup.
Sehwag scored his highest ODI score in his 13th century.
Sehwag scored his 2nd century in a World Cup.
Sehwag scored the 4th highest ODI score in any World Cup.
Sehwag’s score is the highest by any player in ODI against Bangladesh.
Sehwag scored his first century against Bangladesh.
Virat Kohli became the 13th player and 1st Indian to score century on his World Cup debut.
Kohli scored his 5th century in ODI.
Shafiul Islam became the most expensive Bangladeshi bowler in any WC.
Munaf Patel earned his best bowling figure in World Cup match.