Fastest century by an Australian batsman.
Glenn Maxwell is the player who set a new record for the fastest ODI century by an Australian. bringing up his maiden ton off 51 balls against Sri Lanka at the SCG.
51 Balls taken by Glenn Maxwell for his hundred – the second-fastest in World Cups after Kevin O’Brien’s 50-ball hundred against England in 2011.
Glenn Maxwell celebrates Fastest century by an Australian in 2015 Cricket World.
List of fastest century by an Australian batsman in one-day international cricket :
51 Balls taken by Glenn Maxwell for his hundred – the first fastest century for Australia in one day international cricket. Also the second fastest in World Cups after Kevin O’Brien’s 50-ball hundred against England in 2011. Maxwell took one ball less than AB de Villiers, who hit a 52-ball hundred against West Indies earlier in the same World Cup.
Only Batsmen to score Four consecutive centuries in world cup Kumar Sangakara:
Zero number of batsmen to have scored four consecutive centuries in a World Cup. Kumar Sangakara is the first batsman to score the four consecutive centuries. Three other batsmen have scored three hundreds in a World Cup before Sangakara, Mark Waugh in 1996, Sourav Ganguly in 2003 and Matthew Hayden in 2007.
Glenn Maxwell 51 Balls hundred is the fastest ODI hundred by an Australia batsman beating James Faulkner’s 57-ball century against India in 2013. James Faulkner scored 116 runs off just 57 balls against India, which includes 11 fours and 5 sixes. But Glenn Maxwel scored 102 in 51 balls against SriLanka, which includes 10 fours and 4 sixes.
Matthew Hayden hold the record for scoring the third fastest centurie for Australia. He scored 101 runs in 66 balls against the South Africa in 2007 world cup, which includes 14 fours and 4 sixes. Matthew Hayden also scored three hundred in the 2007 world cup.
|Glenn Maxwell||102||51||10||4||Sri Lanka||Mar 2015|
|James Faulkner||116||57||11||5||India||Nov 2013|
|Mathew Hayden||101||66||14||4||South Africa||Mar 2007|