Hashim Amla Breaks Virat Kohli’s Record With 27th ODI Hundred

South Africa opener Hashim Amla broke the file held via India captain Virat Kohli after he changed into the quickest to achieve 27 ODI loads right through the primary One Day Global towards Pakistan on the St George’s Park, Port Elizabeth, on Saturday. The 31-year-old batsman scored 27 ODI centuries in 167 innings, whilst the Indian skipper had taken 169 innings to achieve the mark. Even supposing Hashim Amla’s unbeaten 108-run knock went in useless and South Africa misplaced the hole tournament via 5 wickets, it has exhibited how ready the crew is for the drawing close ICC Global Cup.

Ahead of Kohli, India’s iconic batsman Sachin Tendulkar held this file with 254 innings. Kohli had surpassed the batting legend with a century within the first ODI towards England in January 2017 in Pune.

Amla (108 no longer out) and new cap Hendrick ‘Rassie’ van der Dussen (93) placed on 155 for 2d wicket as South Africa posted 266 for 2 after opting to bat.

On the other hand, Imam-ul-Haq scored 86 off 101 balls and Mohammad Hafeez hit an unbeaten 71 off 63 deliveries as Pakistan chased down a goal of 267 with 5 balls to spare.

With a five-wicket win in Port Elizabeth, Pakistan claimed a 1-Zero lead within the five-match ODI sequence.

Previous, South Africa registered a Three-Zero blank sweep towards Pakistan within the three-match Take a look at sequence.

Virat Kohli, who has 39 ODI centuries to his title, lately led India to their first-ever bilateral ODI sequence win in Australia.

India clinched the three-match ODI sequence 2-1, following a maiden Take a look at sequence triumph in 71 years and 11 makes an attempt and a 1-1 attract three-match T20 Global sequence.

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