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Fans salute stunning Virat Kohli!

Source : SIFY
Last Updated: Wed, Oct 16, 2013 16:29 hrs
Virat Kohli

Jaipur: Overhauling Australia's mammoth score of 359 for five in 43.3 overs, India comfortably beat Australia by nine wickets in their second ODI at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium here Wednesday.

Stellar performances by Rohit Sharma (141 not out), Virat Kohli (100 not out) and Shikhar Dhawan (95) helped India score 362 for one to record the second highest ODI chase so far.

And Kohli's 100 off 52 balls became the fastest century by an Indian and the seventh fastest ODI hundred. And delighted fans were quick to acknowledge his feat on twitter:

Wisden India ‏@WisdenIndia 
#Kohli's devastating 52-ball 100 broke the record held by #Sehwag for the fastest ODI century by an Indian. 

Arnab Goswami ‏@JudgeArnab 
Cutting goat on Bakri Eid is too mainstream, Team India cuts Kangaroos! 
Eid Mubarak. #IndvsAus #Kohli

anand vasu ‏@anandvasu 4m
If my memory serves me right, this is the 4th time @imVkohli has made 100+ in a successful 300+ chase: 183*, 133, 107 and this. 

Yash Chauhan ‏@JainYashu 1m
What Did Aussies Get After Scoring 359 ?? 
Babaji Ka Thulu. :-P #IndVsAus #2nd ODI

Gitangshu Dey ‏@geet_dey8 
Finally the 359 redemption...it was the same score India had to chase against the Aussies at the 2003 WC final.

Ankur Garhwal ‏@ankurf1 
Two minute silence for the people who put their money on Aussies... #IndvsAus

Aravind gandhi ‏@aravindtornado 
nw d Australians have a new record- all d top 4 successful run chases were made against d aussies! 

Vikram Chandra ‏@vikramchandra 
Must be the first time in one day history that someone scores 95 and is the lowest scorer!

Tushar M ‏@TOXIC2727 
After @virendersehwag only #shikhardhawan can get out on 95 and yet leave d field Smiling .. Take a bow you guys.. #IndvsAus 2nd ODI

Asif Khan ‏@mak_asif 
Only FOUR times a target of 350 or more has successfully been chased down in an #ODI.

Australia ended up on the losing side THRICE

Dharmendra Makwana ‏@dsmakwana 
Fastest century in #ODI From any Indian by Virat Kohli 100 in just 52 balls!

Sportsmedia ‏@SportsmediaUK 
India complete 2nd highest run chase in #ODI history with 360 v Australia. The highest? South Africa's 438 versus? Yep, Australia in 2006.

S Rajesh ‏@rajeshstats 
First time 300+ has been scored in a chase in an ODI for the loss of less than 2 wickets http://bit.ly/16aCLcI 

The Cricket Geek ‏@TheCricketGeek 
Virat Kohli has 4 more ODI hundreds at the age of 24 than any Englishman achieved in their career. Says a lot about England and ODIs

Ozilin Mesutukut ‏@sidin 
Devious class topper RT @ESPNcricinfo: Virat Kohli: "I kept telling Rohit that it was his day today, but i kept hitting the ball very well."

Aakash Chopra ‏@cricketaakash 
“@YCCCDizzy: @cricketaakash hey mate, Kohli is one of the best players I have ever seen.” Coming from one of best in the world. Brilliant 

Harsha Bhogle ‏@bhogleharsha 
i thought the natwest run chase of 325 would be the best i would see from india. i have now seen a better run chase.

DABBOO RATNANI ‏@DabbooRatnani 
What A Match!!! WOW #India

kunal kohli ‏@kunalkohli 
Viral Kohli scores the fastest century by an indian. #kohli’s zindabad

Sreedhar Pillai ‏@sri50
Blown Away - Very impressed by Rohit, Virat & Shikhar. Indian batting best in the world ! 3 Cheers 4 a stupendous win chasing a mamoth score

Aakash Chopra ‏@cricketaakash 
Is there a better player than Virat Kohli in a run chase? I don't think so!  #IndvAus

sangeeth sivan ‏@sangeethsivan 
What an innings kohli .. take a bow ... india has made a huge statement today #IndvsAus

Rajdeep Sardesai ‏@sardesairajdeep 
Rohit Sharma ton! My old man who was among the first to spot his talent would be smiling from heaven!

Harsha Bhogle ‏@bhogleharsha 
this century will change the way rohit sharma looks at himself and the way we look at him.

Harsha Bhogle ‏@bhogleharsha 
rohit sharma will be aware that two centuries in 103 games was unbecoming of his ability. now he must move to change that record.

sangeeth sivan ‏@sangeethsivan 
This is indeed something special from india .. go blue go #IndvsAus

Tunku Varadarajan ‏@tunkuv 
Indian cricket is like India: there is no efficiency/planning/civic sense (like our bowling), but we get things done by 'jugaad' (batting).

kunal kohli ‏@kunalkohli 
always been proud to be a #kohli but @imVkohli makes not just Kohli's but all Indian's proud.

Tunku Varadarajan ‏@tunkuv 
Mitchell Johnson, from unplayable to unspeakable in the space of a game. 

awaIs.com ‏@awaIs_dotcom 
Aus to be at the receiving end of two of the highest ODI successful run chases. Takes some doing. #IndvsAus

Mohandas Menon ‏@mohanstatsman 
Rohit Sharma 3rd ODI 100. Last 100 in May 2010. Since then no 100s in 59 matches & 59 inngs until now 

Rajaneesh ‏@vilakudy 
Hmmm. RT @SpiceBoxofEarth: Not yet 25, and he's already India's second greatest ODI bat. Scary how good he is. #Kohli


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