Thursday, May 23, 2024


Glenn Maxwell scored an unbeaten century in just 47 balls to help Australia chase down the target of 223 runs in the third T20I.
Maxwell’s 47-ball century was previously held by Erin Finch and Josh English for the fastest century.
Australia’s Fastest Century By Balls in Men’s T20I
47 : Galen Maxwell

47 : Josh English

47 : Erin Finch
Further Maxwell also set the record for most centuries in a men’s T20 match which was previously held by Rohit Sharma with his previous T20 century against India which was scored in Bangalore in 2019.
Most centuries in men’s T20

4 : Gallon Maxwell

4 : Rohit Sharma

4 : Surya Kumar Yadav

3 : Colin Munro

3 : Babar Azam
With the strong foundation of Travis Head entering the crease in the final over of the Powerplay, Maxwell took charge and struggled to connect with the ball and shouldered the responsibility of pacing the innings.
The all-rounder, famous for his recent Cricket World Cup century, departed on 42 off 22 balls with Australia needing 95 from seven overs, despite Ravi Bishnoi dismissing Tim David in the next over.

Australia needed 78 runs in five overs to complete his century with a six and Prasath Krishna’s six in the 18th over kept the pressure on Australia.
Mathieus wade aggressive batting with two fours and a six off Patel in the last over often saw him off, but Australia still needed 21 runs to win in the last over.
Wade started the last over with a boundary and before handing the bat-end to maxwell the all-rounder hit Parsed for a six in reply, followed by three consecutive fours to seal a brilliant victory in the process, breaking a record Scored a century.



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