Opener Jakob Bhula (Jakob Jarrod Naran Patel Bhula, to give the exotic full name) created history during <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/teams/new-zealand" target="_blank">New Zealand</a>'s second match in <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/icc-u-19-world-cup-2018" target="_blank">ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup 2018</a>. He scored the highest individual score in Under-19 ODIs. New Zealand were up against Kenya at the Hagley Oval, Christchurch and were put to bat first. The openers, Bhula and Rachin Ravindra put up a 245-run partnership. This is the highest-run partnership for first wicket and fourth-highest for any wicket in U-19 ODIs. Both openers scored hundreds, the seventh such instance and the first for New Zealand. Their total of 436 for 4 is the second-highest total of all-time in U-19 ODIs. <p></p> <p></p>Bhula faced 144 deliveries and hit 10 fours and 5 sixes on course to his 180. He went past Australia's Theo Doropoulos' previous best of 179 not out. For New Zealand, James Marshall held the record for his unbeaten 164. <p></p><blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"> <p></p><p dir="ltr" lang="en">Bhula's sensational 180 assisted by Ravindra's 117 and Allen's 40-ball 90 rocket New Zealand to the second highest <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/U19CWC?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#U19CWC</a> score ever with 436/4 against Kenya! <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/NZvKEN?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#NZvKEN</a> <a href="https://t.co/M9EWJPRXLR">pic.twitter.com/M9EWJPRXLR</a></p> <p></p> Cricket World Cup (@cricketworldcup) <a href="https://twitter.com/cricketworldcup/status/953433635150901248?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">January 17, 2018</a></blockquote> <p></p>&nbsp; <p></p> <p></p>New Zealand later restricted Kenya at 193 for 4 in 50 overs, winning the match by 243 runs. This is the highest margin of victory for New Zealand and the 10th overall. <p></p> <p></p>After winning consecutive matches in the tournament, New Zealand now sit on top of Group A with 4 points.