Australian all-rounder Glenn Maxwell has damaged South Africa batter Aiden Markram’s report for the quickest ODI World Cup century. The milestone got here throughout their sport towards the Netherlands on the Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi on Wednesday, October 25. The suitable-handed batter slammed his ton off simply 40 balls, going previous Markram’s report for a 49-ball century.
He slammed three consecutive sixes to succeed in his landmark because the penultimate over by Bas de Leede yielded 28 runs. The center-order batter smashed 26 runs off the bat.
Quickest 100s in World Cups (by balls confronted)
- 40 – Glenn Maxwell vs NED, Delhi, at this time*
- 49 – Aiden Markram vs SL, Delhi 2023
- 50 – Kevin O’Brien v ENG, Bengaluru 2011
- 51 – Glenn Maxwell vs SL, Sydney 2015
- 52 – AB de Villiers vs WI, Sydney 2015
Maxwell finally completed with 106 runs off 44 deliveries, together with eight sixes and 9 boundaries. He departed within the final over caught by Sybrand Engelbrecht off Logan van Beek.
“Feels fairly good” – Glenn Maxwell reacts to his quickest World Cup ton
Glenn Maxwell was delighted to realize the report for the quickest ton within the World Cup in entrance of his new child child and spouse Vini Raman. Following the knock, he identified that his concept was to bat lengthy. He mentioned within the post-match present:
“Feels fairly good. I have been fairly cooked all day. In all probability, simply cleared my head a bit to only exit and play. The state of affairs when Davey and Greeny obtained out, I needed to take it deep a bit bit. I used to be simply attempting to get it over the infield.”
“We hit some fairly good photographs and pierced the gaps and it was a rock-hard outfield. The ball appears to journey round a bit bit. Good to have them (spouse and child) right here.”
Batting first, Australia posted 399/8 of their allotted 50 overs. Other than Maxwell, David Warner additionally smashed 104 off 93, together with three sixes and 11 boundaries. Steve Smith and Marnus Labuschagne additionally chipped in with scores of 71 (68) and 62 (47), respectively.
Logan van Beek starred with the ball, ending with figures of 4/74, whereas Bas de Leede picked up two wickets (2/115). Aryan Dutt additionally settled for one wicket.
Australia will now look to finish a hat-trick of wins within the marquee ICC match.
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