Sent into bat, Amla top-scored for Kings XI Punjab with his maiden T20 century, while skipper Glenn Maxwell smashed his way to 40 off just 18 balls, at the Holkar Cricket Stadium.
Kings XI Punjab were off to a good start with Amla adding 46 runs for the first wicket with Shaun Marsh (26).
But the partnership that really boosted KXIP's run rate was the one between Amla and Maxwell, the duo scoring 83 for the third wicket in 5.3 overs at a staggering rate of 15.09.
Amla struck eight fours and six sixes during his whirlwind knock.
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