India record their biggest ODI win against Pakistan

On September 11, 2023, India crushed arch-rivals Pakistan by 228 runs in the Asia Cup 2023 Super Four match, played at the R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo. The previous day, rain played a spoilsport as India was left stranded at 147 for 2 in 24.1 overs. The match resumed on the reserve day as Virat Kohli and KL Rahul helped post 356/2 on the scoreboard, both scoring a ton. Pakistan’s innings folded at 128, with Kuldeep Yadav taking 5 wickets.

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>This was only the fourth time India’s top four made fifty-plus scores in ODIs.

>Virat Kohli became the fastest batsman to score 13000 ODI runs. This record previously belonged to Sachin Tendulkar, who took 321 innings. Kohli achieved the same in his 267th inning.

>Kohli also posted his fourth century in four successive innings he played at the R Premadasa Stadium, in the process becoming only the second batter to achieve the feat of scoring four successive hundreds at a particular venue after Hashim Amla, who made this sequence at Centurion.

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