David Miller hit his first international century to enable South Africa to recover from a poor start after being sent in to bat in the fourth one-day international against the West Indies at St George's Park on Sunday.
Ahead of the ICC World Cup 2015, most of the countries who are considered as the major contenders to win the marquee event are gearing up for the much-awaited event by playing One Day tournaments in different parts of the world.
Days after former Australian legend Adam Gilchrist hailed AB de Villiers as the most valuable cricketer on the planet, the wicketkeeper-batsman showed the cricket fraternity the reason why several cricket experts, cricketers rate him so highly as a player.
South Africa one-day cricket captain AB de Villiers dominated the headlines on the front pages of the country's newspapers today after his record-breaking performance in the match against visiting West Indies at Wanderers Stadium here.
AB de Villiers celebrated his record breaking 31-ball ton at home with a home-cooked meal. The 30-year-old thanked fans for their support as he took to micro-blogging site Twitter to share his joy after the whirlwind knock.
AB de Villiers may not be considered one of the genuine power-hitters of the game, but his record-breaking innings in Sunday’s second one-day international against West Indies at The Wanderers showed he is arguably the most skilled.
Half-centuries by Hashim Amla, AB de Villiers and David Miller enabled South Africa to score 279 for eight before a storm halted play with 1.5 overs remaining in their innings in the first one-day international against the West Indies at Kingsmead on Friday.
Prolific batsman Virat Kohli is the best-placed Indian at the second spot in the latest ICC ODI ranking list, which also has out-of-form opener Shikhar Dhawan and skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni in the top 10.