Hashim Amla's Century Propels South Africa to Win Over Zimbabwe in 1st ODI

Hashim Amla slammed his 15th ODI century as South Africa beat Zimbabwe by 93 runs.

updated: August 17, 2014 22:44 IST
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Hashim Amla drives the ball through covers in the first ODI against Zimbabwe


Hashim Amla's 15th one-day international hundred guided South Africa to a comfortable 93-run victory in the first game of a three-match series against Zimbabwe on Sunday.

Amla batted through the innings to finish unbeaten on 122 from 132 balls as the Proteas posted 309 for three, before spinners Imran Tahir and Aaron Phangiso took three wickets apiece to bowl Zimbabwe out for 216.

The one-sided nature of the match at the Queen's Sports Club was established right from the beginning as Amla shared a century stand with Quinton de Kock.

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