Indian captain Virat Kohli set five records during his unbeaten 160 runs knock against South Africa during the third One-Day International (ODI) in Cape Town on February 7.
Kohli, who came to bat at Number 3 following early dismissal of opener Rohit Sharma (0), slammed his 34th ODI ton to help India post a competitive total of 303/6 in their allotted 50 overs, which hosts failed to achieve while chasing and were bowled out for just 179 runs in 40 overs.
South Africans lost the battle by a huge 124-run margin to hand Team India 3-0 lead in the six-match series.
Earlier, put into bat, Kohli played the captain’s knock to guide his team to post a match-winning total.
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The Delhi batsman remained unbeaten at 160 runs, smashing 12 boundaries and two sixes over the course of the 159 balls he faced.
During his course to reach the unbeaten 160, Kohli broke several records including that of former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly and former Australian captain Ricky Ponting. Here’s the full list of records:
Team India will next face South Africans on February 10 at New Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg. Virat Kohli & Co need just one more win to seal the series.
Team India have never won a single ODI series in Protea-land. They are on the verge of creating history.
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