Glenn Maxwell Fastest Century in World Cup: Maxwell batted in a stormy manner against Netherlands. He shot all around the field. He scored 106 runs on 44 balls. Maxwell hit nine fours and eight sixes in his innings.
Australia’s stormy batsman Glenn Maxwell created history in the World Cup. He scored a century in 40 balls against the Netherlands at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi on Wednesday (25 October). This is the fastest century in World Cup history. Maxwell broke the record of Aiden Markram of South Africa. It is a coincidence that Markram made this record in this World Cup. Maxwell left him behind in just 19 days.
Maxwell batted in a stormy manner against the Netherlands. He shot all around the field. He scored 106 runs on 44 balls. Maxwell hit nine fours and eight sixes in his innings. Thanks to his innings, the Kangaroo team scored 399 runs for eight wickets in 50 overs. Apart from Maxwell, opener batsman David Warner played an innings of 104 runs on 93 balls.
Fourth fastest century in ODI cricket
Maxwell scored the fastest century of the World Cup but he could not come first in this matter in ODI cricket. He scored the fourth-fastest century in ODI cricket. In this matter, AB de Villiers of South Africa is in first place. He scored a century in 31 balls against West Indies in Johannesburg in 2015. In 2014, New Zealand’s Corey Anderson scored a century in 36 balls against West Indies in Queenstown and Pakistan’s Shahid Afridi scored a century in 37 balls against Sri Lanka in Nairobi in 1996.
Glenn Maxwell and Cummins broke four years old record
Glenn Maxwell and captain Pat Cummins made a partnership of 103 runs in 44 balls for the seventh wicket. Together they broke a four-year-old record. This is the highest Australian batting partnership in the World Cup for the seventh wicket or below. In 2019, Nathan Coulter-Nile and Steve Smith added 102 runs against West Indies in Nottingham.