Quinton de Kock scored 124 in opposition to India on Sunday.© AFP
Quinton de Kock performed an beautiful knock as his century helped South Africa recuperate from early blows within the third ODI against India in Cape City on Sunday. De Kock held fort at one finish as South Africa misplaced wickets on the different within the early stages of the game after India stand-in skipper KL Rahul received the toss and opted to subject. The Proteas have been 70/3 at one stage however de Kock’s ton, mixed with Rassie van der Dussen’s fifty, helped them take management of the sport. De Kock ultimately was dismissed for 124 runs however had inflicted important injury on the Indian workforce by then.
The century additionally noticed de Kock attain new milestones. He’s now joint-second within the record of gamers with most centuries in opposition to India. Right here is the record:
7 centuries: Sanath Jayasuriya (85 innings)
6 centuries: Quinton de Kock (16 innings)
6 centuries: AB de Villiers (32 innings)
6 centuries: Ricky Ponting (59 innings)
6 centuries: Kumar Sangakkara (71 innings)
Amongst gamers to achieve six a whole bunch in opposition to a single opponent in ODIs, de Kock has taken the fewest innings. He’s the record:
16 innings — Quinton de Kock vs India
23 innings — Virender Sehwag vs New Zealand
23 innings — Aaron Finch vs England
26 innings — Saeed Anwar vs Sri Lanka
South Africa lead the three-match collection 2-0, having received the opening two ODIs, and can look to finish a clear sweep with a win on Sunday. India, however, are searching for a comfort win.
South Africa had earlier received the three-match Check collection 2-1. De Kock had introduced his retirement from Assessments after the opening match.
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