Twitter went berserk as unstoppable Virat Kohli leads India to 5-1 series win over South Africa

Virat Kohli slammed his 35th century as India crushed South Africa by eight wickets in the 6th ODI at Centurion to clinch the six-match series 5-1. This is the first ever bilateral series win for India on the South African soil.

After put in to bat, South Africa was bowled out for a meagre 204 in the dead rubber. Chasing the target, India romped home in just 32.1 overs. Kohli remained unbeaten on 129, an innings studded with 19 boundaries and two sixes.


Kohli was in a punishing mood as he personally anchored Proteas’ biggest humiliation in a bilateral series at home in last 17 years. The last time South Africa lost 1-5 was back in the 2001-02 season against the Aussies.

Kohli also became the fastest to 9500 ODI runs completing the feat in only 200 innings — 17 less than AB de Villiers.

Such had been Kohli’s dominance in the series, that after his aggregate of 558 runs, the next best was Shikhar Dhawan (323), who is more than 200 runs behind his skipper.


For his brilliant form in the series, the Indian captain was adjudged Man of the Match and Man of the Series.

Twitter was rejuvenated after another scintillating ton by Kohli and was praised for his sensational consistency.

Here are some of the best Twitter reactions:

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