Shikhar Dhawan's ton came off 115 deliveries with a strike rate of 74.28 including 13 boundaries © Getty Images
Shikhar Dhawan’s ton came off 122 deliveries with a strike rate of 84.42 including 14 boundaries © Getty Images

India’s opening batsman, Shikhar Dhawan scored his seventh century in ODIs against South Africa in match 13 of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) in Melbourne on Sunday. His ton came off 115 deliveries with a strike rate of 84.42 including 13 boundaries. Currently, India are batting on 179 for the loss of two wickets after 35 overs with opener Shikhar Dhawan batting on 103 and Ajinkya Rahane on 28. LIVE UPDATES: India vs South Africa ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Melbourne

Catch the video highlight of his century here

Earlier, India won the toss and elected to field first, as they field an unchanged squad form the previous game against Pakistan at Adelaide, which they won by 76 runs for the record sixth time in the mega event. South Africa, on the other hand made a change in the form of Wayne Parnell who makes his way in by replacing Farhan Behardien. Scorecard live: India vs South Africa

India and South Africa clash at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) at the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 on Sunday. India are coming off a morale-boosting victory over Pakistan in their opening encounter at the Adelaide Oval, while South Africa earned a hard-fought win against Zimbabwe in Hamilton.

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