Fastest century in ODI by Glen Maxwell on October 25, 2023, in a World Cup 2023 match
Glen Maxwell is known to play unusual cricketing shots with a high scoring rate, off late in recent matches we have not seen that in the World Cup so far, however on Wednesday in Delhi and against Netherlands, He unleased an array of strokes to score the fastest century 100 in 40 balls.
Maxwell’s centuries are both remarkable for their speed and their brutality. He is known for his ability to hit the ball cleanly and powerfully, and he has a wide range of shots at his disposal. In both of his fastest centuries, Maxwell was able to maintain a high strike rate throughout his innings, and he did not give the bowlers a chance to settle.
Maxwell’s fastest ODI century is also the fastest century scored by an Australian batsman in ODIs. His fastest ODI World Cup century is the fastest century scored by any batsman in the ODI World Cup.
The other two fastest centuries in ODI cricket are given below who are above Glen Maxwell 40 ball century.
CJ Anderson 36 balls 131 on 01/01/2014 in Queens Town (New Zealand vs West Indies)
AB de Villiers 31 balls 149 on 18/01/2015 in Johannesburg (South Africa v West Indies)
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