This innings was one of the best innings played against New Zealand. He completed 43rd ODI 100 in just 101 deliveries. He just needed 32 deliveries to reach 100 to 163. He hit 16 fours and 5 towering sixes at Christchurch. He got 58th man of the match award for this majestic innings. He was forced to retired hurt due to stomach muscle after the 45th over.