Maxwell scored the fourth century of T20 international cricket career.
Star all-rounder won by scoring a century in 47 balls
New Delhi. Australia’s star all-rounder Glenn Maxwell created a stir with the bat in the third T20 International match against India. Maxwell made many records in his name by scoring a century in 47 balls in the Guwahati T20 match. In his 100th T20 International match, Maxwell equaled Rohit Sharma’s world record by scoring his fourth century. Rohit had the world record for scoring most centuries in T20 International cricket. Now Maxwell and Rohit have equal 4-4 centuries in T20 International cricket. Australia defeated India by 5 wickets on the basis of Maxwell’s unbeaten century.
Australia (IND vs AUS) needed 16 runs to win from the last 4 balls. Fast bowler Prasidh Krishna brought the last over of the match for India. Maxwell gave his team a memorable victory by scoring 6, 4, 4, 4 on the last 4 balls of Krishna’s over. Glenn Maxwell has overtaken former Pakistan captain Babar Azam in terms of scoring the most centuries while chasing in T20 International cricket. Babar has scored 2 centuries while chasing runs in T20 whereas this is Maxwell’s third century while chasing the target.
IND vs AUS 3rd T20 Highlights: Maxwell’s century outweighs Ruturaj’s century, Australia registers victory on the last ball, Australia 225/5 after 20.0 overs
Rituraj Gaikwad did the feat which even Kohli and Rohit could not do, set a series of records in Guwahati
equaled Aaron Finch
Glenn Maxwell has equaled Aaron Finch and Josh Inglis in scoring the fastest century in T20 International cricket. Finch and English were the fastest batsmen to score centuries for Australia in T20 International cricket. Now Maxwell has equaled these two batsmen. All three have the record of scoring a century in just 47 balls.
Maxwell completes 500 runs in T20 against India
Glenn Maxwell has taken his number of runs to 554 in T20 International cricket against India. On the top of this list is Nicholas Pooran of West Indies, who has so far scored 592 runs against India in the shortest format of cricket. Aaron Finch is at third place with 500 runs.
Maxwell played his second big innings in 21 days
While chasing runs against Afghanistan in the ODI World Cup 2023, Glenn Maxwell made his team enter the semi-finals by playing an unbeaten inning of 201 runs on 128 balls, while just 21 days later, he scored an unbeaten 201 runs on 48 balls in the T20 bilateral series against India. He led his team to victory by playing an unbeaten inning of 104 runs.
Tags: Glenn Maxwell, IND vs AUS, India vs Australia
FIRST PUBLISHED: November 29, 2023, 06:01 IST