IND vs SA: Quinton de Kock set a flurry of records as he scored a century against India/IND vs SA: Quinton de Kock set a flurry of records as he scored a century against India

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  • This was Quinton de Kock’s 17th century in ODI career.
  • This is de Kock’s sixth century against India in ODI cricket.
  • De Kock has scored his sixth century against any team in the shortest innings.

In the third ODI against India, South Africa’s wicket-keeper opener batsman Quinton de Kock played a brilliant innings. This was de Kock’s 17th century in ODI career. He scored his century in just 108 balls. While completing his century, de Kock also hit 9 fours and 2 sixes.

This is de Kock’s sixth century against India in ODI cricket. Along with this, a special record was also recorded in his name. De Kock has come second after former Sri Lankan cricketer Sanath Jayasuriya in terms of scoring the most centuries against India. Jayasuriya has scored 7 centuries against India in ODIs.

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Although apart from de Kock, AB de Villiers, Ricky Ponting and Kumar Sangakkara have also scored 6 centuries in ODIs against India but all these players have now retired from cricket, while de Kock is the only batsman who is currently playing.

Apart from this, de Kock has also scored his sixth century against any one team in the shortest innings. De Kock has scored his sixth century against India in just his 16th innings. Earlier, Virender Sehwag had achieved the feat of scoring six centuries against any one team in the shortest innings, who did this in his 23rd innings against New Zealand. Apart from this, Aaron Finch has also scored six centuries in 23 innings against England.

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At the same time, as a wicket-keeper batsman, Dekock has recorded a big record in his name. He has now become the second-highest wicket-keeper batsman in ODI cricket after Sri Lanka’s Kumar Sangakkar. In this case, he has left behind former Australian wicket-keeper batsman Adam Gilchrist. Gilchrist has scored a total of 16 centuries in ODIs.

Apart from this, AB de Villiers, Shai Hope and Mahendra Singh Dhoni have scored a total of 10 centuries in ODIs as wicketkeepers.

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