- Amla played 167 innings for the 27th century, two innings less than Kohli
- Despite Amla's century, South Africa beat Pakistan by five wickets
Sports work area South Africa opener Hashim Amla scored a century in the first ODI against Pakistan This is the 27th century of his profession. He turned into the quickest batsman to score 27 centuries. For this, he played 167 innings. They broke the record of Indian commander Virat Kohli for this situation. Kohli played 169 innings for 27 centuries. At present, his name is 39 centuries.
Sachin had scored 25 centuries in 27 innings
Before Kohli, Sachin Tendulkar had scored a record of 27 centuries in 254 innings. Indian chief had scored a 27th century against England in Pune in January 2017. At that point he scored 122 out of 105 balls.
Amla scored 108 keeps running in 120 balls. Amid this, he hit seven fours and a six. With the assistance of Amla's innings, South Africa scored 266 keeps running for two wickets in 50 overs. For him, van der Dussen additionally scored 93 runs.
Amla's century additionally couldn't win his group. Pakistan accomplished the objective of 267 keeps running in five wickets in 49.1 overs. For Pakistan, Imam ul Haq scored 86 and Mohammad Hafeez scored 76. Pakistan proceeded 1-0 in the five-ODI arrangement.