Australia's David Warner and Mitchell Marsh scored centuries against Pakistan to help Australia score 367-9 in the World Cup match in Bengaluru.

Australia’s David Warner and Mitchell Marsh scored centuries against Pakistan to help Australia score 367-9 in the World Cup match in Bengaluru.

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Glenn Maxwell, who was sent at number three to maintain the pace, was caught out by Babar Azam on the very first ball of Shaheen’s ball, while Steve Smith was caught and bowled by Mir’s ball on seven runs.

Warner continued the storm with three more sixes and was out to Rauf at long-on.

Australia’s previous highest World Cup opening score was 183 by Brad Haddin and Shane Watson against Canada at the same venue in 2011.

Shaheen, who took 5 wickets for 54 runs, helped Pakistan make a comeback from the fall of six wickets for 70 runs in the last ten overs. Rauf scored 3-83.

Brief Score: Australia 367-9 in 50 overs (D. Warner 163, M. Marsh 121; Shaheen Shah Afridi 5-54)

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