Ind vs Pak: Virat Kohli make 183 Runs of 148 Balls against high Profile match against Pakistan in Asia Cup 2012.Led by Virat Kohli’s magnificent 183, India stayed in contention of the Asia Cup final berth as they crushed arch-rivals Pakistan by six wickets at Shere Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur on Sunday.
If Bangladesh beat Sri Lanka on Tuesday, then the hosts will go through to the final.
India chased down the 330-run victory target in 47.5 overs to register their highest successful run chase ever.
Kohli’s magnificent 183 came off 148 balls and was studded with a six and 22 fours. Kohli fell when he edged a Umar Gul delivery high up in the air for Mohammad Hafeez to take the catch at point.
Rohit Sharma hit a six and 5 fours in his 83-ball 68 before Umar Gul had him caught by Shahid Afridi at deep mid-wicket.
Rohit added 172 runs with Kohli for the third wicket.
Kohli reached his maiden score of 150 off 131 balls.
Rohit’s 62-ball fifty came with the help of a six and 3 fours.
Kohli reached his century off 97 balls.
Kohli’s 11th century, his first against Pakistan, was studded with 11 hits to the fence.
Sachin Tendulkar hit a 48-ball 52 before Saeed Ajmal had him caught by Younis Khan at first slip.
Tendulkar reached his 96th ODI fifty off 45 balls with the help of a six and five fours.
Tendulkar and Kohli put up a 100-run stand off 92 balls after the early dismissal of Gautam Gambhir.
The Indian run chase got off to a bad start as Mohammad Hafeez trapped Gambhir plumb in front of the wicket on the second ball.