India defeated Pakistan by 228 runs in the Super Four stage of the Asia Cup Cricket ODI. The match took place at the R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo on September 11, following several rain delays since Sunday.
- India displayed dominance both with the bat and the ball, setting a victory target of 357 runs and restricting Pakistan to 128 all out in 32 overs.
- Virat Kohli and KL Rahul scored centuries, with Kohli contributing 122 runs off 94 balls and Rahul scoring 111 runs off 106 balls.
- Kohli achieved the milestone of becoming the fastest player to reach 13,000 ODI runs, surpassing Sachin Tendulkar’s record, accomplishing this feat in just 267 innings.
- This century marked Kohli’s 47th in One-Day Internationals.
- Openers Rohit Sharma (56 runs) and Shubman Gill (58 runs) provided India with a strong start in the match.
- Kuldeep Yadav took 5 wickets for India.
Q.: Who became the fastest to reach 13,000 ODI runs ?
a) Rohit Sharma
b) KL Rahul
c) Sachin Tendulkar
d) Virat Kohli
Ans : d) Virat Kohli