India's arch-rivals has now lost to India for the sixth time in 50 over ODI World Cup, besides having been beaten thrice in the Twenty20 World Cups, prompting commentators to ask if Pakistan had a "mental block".
Statistical highlights of the cricket World Cup match between India and Pakistan.
# Suresh Raina (74 off 56 balls) has posted his first fifty at the World Cup, outstripping the 36 not out vs Pakistan at Mohali on March 30, 2011.
# Raina's knock is his second fifty vs Pakistan in ODIs behind the 84 off 69 balls at Karachi on June 26, 2008.
# Shikhar Dhawan, playing in his first World Cup match, has posted his first fifty vs Pakistan in ODIs. His previous highest against Pakistan was 48 off 41 balls at Birmingham on June 15, 2013.
# Dhawan's 12th fifty in ODIs is his first in Australia.
# India's convincing 76-run victory is their largest win in terms of runs in a World Cup game in Australia, bettering the 43-run win vs Pakistan at Sydney on March 4, 1992.
# India's aforesaid win is their biggest by runs margin over Pakistan at the World Cup, eclipsing the 47-run win at Manchester on June 8, 1999.
# India have tasted their first win in international cricket since producing a three-wicket victory over Sri Lanka in the Ranchi ODI on November 16, 2014.
# India have won 40 of 68 games contested at the World Cup (Lost 26, NR 1 and Tied one) - success % 60.44.
# India (300/7) have posted their highest total against Pakistan at the World Cup, surpassing the 287 for eight at Bangalore on March 9, 1996.
# A score of 300 or more has been registered against Pakistan for the third time at the World Cup - the first two being Australia's 310 for eight at Johannesburg on February 11, 2003 and New Zealand's 302 for seven at Pallekele on March 8, 2011.
# India have posted their third total of 300 or more in ODIs in Australia - the first two were 321 for three vs Sri Lanka at Hobart on February 28, 2012 and 303 for four vs Australia at Brisbane on January 18, 2004.

# Virat Kohli (107 off 126 balls) became the first Indian batsman to record a World Cup hundred vs Pakistan.  Sachin Tendulkar had scored 98 off 75 balls at Centurion on March 1, 2003.
# Kohli has become the first Indian batsman to hit a World Cup century in Australia, eclipsing Mohammad Azharuddin's 93 vs Australia at Brisbane on March 1, 1992. His second World Cup century is his 22nd in ODIs - his second vs Pakistan in ODIs.
# Kohli had first recorded a World Cup century – vs Bangladesh at Dhaka on February 19, 2011 - 100 not out off 83 balls
# The top century-makers in ODIs are Sachin Tendulkar (49), Ricky Ponting (30), Sanath Jayasuriya (28), Sourav Ganguly (22) and Virat Kohli (22).
# Kohli took 143 innings to reach 22 hundreds – the quickest by any player in ODIs, bettering Sachin Tendulkar's feat of reaching the landmark in 206 innings.
# Kohli's second Man of the Match against Pakistan is his 20th in ODIs
# Two century stands have been posted in an innings for the first time for India against Pakistan at the World Cup - the third instance for India overall in a World Cup game – the first two occasions being against Bermuda at Port of Spain on March 19, 2007 and South Africa at Nagpur on March 12, 2011.
# Kohli and Dhawan put on a second-wicket partnership of 129 - India's World Cup partnership record for any wicket against Pakistan.
# The aforesaid partnership is the highest by any pair for the second wicket against Pakistan at the World Cup.
# Raina and Kohli were associated in a third-wicket partnership of 110 - India's World Cup partnership record against Pakistan, eclipsing the 102 between Sachin Tendulkar and Mohammad Kaif at Centurionon March 1, 2003.
# Three batsmen out of the top four have posted fifty-plus for India for the fourth time in a World Cup innings.
# Misbah-ul-Haq (76) has posted his highest score vs India in ODIs.  His previous best was 70 not out at Karachi on J0uly 2, 2008. His third fifty vs India is his 39th in ODIs.
# Misbah has recorded his fourth World Cup half-century - his second against India.
# Sohail Khan (5/55) has recorded his best bowling figures in ODIs - his first occasion of five wickets in an innings.
# Sohail became the sixth Pakistani bowler to take a five-wicket haul in a World Cup game.  Shahid Afridi has achieved the distinction twice. Besides, Wasim Akram, Abdul Qadir, Saqlain Mushtaq and Wahab Riaz have claimed five wickets in a World Cup innings.

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