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Kohli's 183 Knock Helps India To Chase Mammoth 329 Runs

In a do or die match against Pakistan in the ongoing Asia Cup, India chased mammoth 329 runs by 6 wickets with 2.1 overs to spare at the Sher-E-Bangla National Stadium, Dhaka, Bangladesh where Virat Kohli scored mammoth 183 runs from 147 balls with the help of 22 fours and a single six.

It was highest successful chase ever by India in ODI. Pakistan won the toss and elected to bat first. Pakistan scored 329 runs with the help of their opener Mohammed Hafeez and Nasir Jamshed. Mohammad Hafeez scored 105 runs and Nasir Jamshed scored 112 runs and helped Pakistan to scored 224 for the first wicket. 

Both of them played brilliant cricket and stand 224 runs for the first wicket. None of Indian bowlers create pressure on them. Pakistan reached 329 runs in 50 overs for the lost of 6 wickets. In the middle Younus Khan scored quick 52 runs from just 34 balls. Irfan Pathan and Praveen Kumar spent 77 and 69 runs from their 10 overs quota.

When India came to bat there was lot of pressure on Gautam Gambhir and Sachin Tendulkar. Gambhir faced only two bowls and left the crease in the very first over of the Indian innings. Sachin Tendulkar and Virat Kohli took the pressure on their shoulder and starts playing their natural game led the innings to 133 runs. In between Tendulkar scored his 96th One Day International fifties. After dismissal of Sachin, Rohit Sharma came on crease who did not get enough chance in the earlier matches. 

Now Virat and Rohit took the responsibility and took Indian innings in a commanding stage. Virat scored mammoth 183 runs from 147 balls with the help of 22 fours and a single six. He played every cricketing shot in his 183 runs innings and never looked in nervous. This was his first century against Pakistan and 4rth in the last 12 ODI matches. Rohit scored 68 runs which was very very important for the Indian innings. Virat and Rohit stand 172 runs off 158 balls.

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