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Hashim Amla Fastest to Hit 23 ODI Tons, Breaks Virat Kohli Record

Hashim Amla took only 132 innings to score his 23 ODI hundreds while Kohli reached there in his 157th innings.

Cricketnext Staff |Cricketnext.com |June 17, 2016, 11:23 AM IST
Hashim Amla Fastest to Hit 23 ODI Tons, Breaks Virat Kohli Record

Hashim Amla has made a habit of breaking records set by Virat Kohli. And he repeated the feat on Wednesday during South Africa's match against West Indies in the ongoing TRI-SERIES, he became the fastest to score 23 ODI tons.

Amla scored a brilliant 110 to guide his team to a huge total of 343 runs against West Indies. Later on Imran Tahir pciked up 7/45 to help South Africa to an easy win over Windies.

Amla took only 132 innings to score his 23 ODI hundreds while Kohli reached there in his 157th innings.

The innings also lifted Amla to the top of the tri-series’ run-scoring charts (225 at 56.25), and into the top seven centurions in ODI history. Ahead of him on the list is a who’s who of ODI cricket, with de Villiers (24), Kumar Sangakkara (25), Virat Kohli (25), Sanath Jayasuriya (28), Ricky Ponting (30) and Tendulkar making up the top six.

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Rank Team Points Rating
1 India 5046 120
2 Australia 4320 108
3 England 5253 105
4 New Zealand 3449 105
5 South Africa 3537 98
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1 England 6745 125
2 India 7748 121
3 New Zealand 4837 112
4 South Africa 5193 110
5 Australia 5854 110
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1 Pakistan 8926 270
2 Australia 6986 269
3 England 6095 265
4 India 12141 264
5 South Africa 5248 262
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