Against Sri Lanka, Aiden Markram made waves by becoming the fastest century ever in the ODI World Cup
2023 Cricket World Cup: Aiden Markram's century in 49 balls has created history. In the ODI World Cup, Aiden Markram became the batsman with the fastest century. Prior to that, Kevin O'Brien had this record as he defeated England in the 2011 World Cup by scoring a century in 50 balls. Glenn Maxwell is currently in third place in this regard at the same time. Maxwell's century in 51 balls is a fantastic achievement. In the ODI World Cup, AB de Villiers has amassed a century off of 52 balls. Eoin Morgan of England played a remarkable feat by reaching a century in just 57 balls. Matthew Hayden of Australia has amassed a century off just 66 balls.
Best century in the World Cup of ODIs
- Markram Aiden - 49 balls
- 50 balls for Kevin O'Brien
- Glenn Maxwell: fifty-one balls
- 52 balls for AB de Villiers
Let us tell you that three South African batsmen scored hundreds of runs during the match against Sri Lanka, creating quite a stir. In addition to Aiden Markram, two other individuals who achieved a century were Quinton de Kock and Rassie van der Dussen. Quinton de Kock managed to achieve eighteen hundreds in the match, while Rassie van der Dussen recorded his fifth century in the Indian cricket format. Let us inform you that Van der Dussen went out after 108 runs, while Quinton de Kock was out after 100 runs. They combined to score 204 runs for the second wicket.
Aiden Markram was out of the game after 106 runs. Markram scored 106 runs in 54 balls during his explosive innings, hitting three sixes and fourteen fours. In the match, Sri Lanka chose to bowl first after winning the toss. In 50 overs, South Africa amassed 428 runs for 5 wickets thanks to some excellent batting. Let us inform you that this is the ODI World Cup side with the highest team score of any team. This record was previously registered in Australia's name. In the 2015 World Cup, Australia defeated Afghanistan with 417 runs for 6 wickets.