Glenn Maxwell century: Australia's explosive batsman Glenn Maxwell has registered his name in the pages of history by scoring a century in the second T20 against West Indies. In this T20 International match played in Adelaide, Maxwell played a stormy innings of 120 unbeaten runs in just 55 balls. During this century innings, Maxwell hit 12 fours and 8 sixes.
This is Maxwell's fifth century in T20 International. With this, he has jointly become the batsman with India's Rohit Sharma to score the most centuries in T20 International. Rohit also has five centuries in his name in T20 International. Apart from this, India's Suryakumar Yadav is at third place in this record list. Surya has four centuries in his name in T20 International.
World record in Maxwell's name
Even though Maxwell has not yet been able to leave Rohit behind in terms of most centuries in T20 International, he still has a world record in his name. In fact, playing at number four or below, Glenn Maxwell has now become the batsman with the most centuries in T20 International. This is Maxwell's fourth century while playing at number four or below in T20 International. No batsman could do this before Maxwell.
Australia won the second T20 by 34 runs
Batting first, thanks to Glenn Maxwell's stormy innings, Australia scored a huge score of 241 runs for 4 wickets in 20 overs. Apart from Glenn Maxwell (120), Tim David scored unbeaten 31 runs in 14 balls, Mitchell Marsh scored 29 runs in 12 balls and David Warner scored 22 runs in 19 balls for Australia. Apart from this, Marcus Stoinis scored 16 runs and Josh Inglis scored four runs.
In response, West Indies team could score only 207 runs for 9 wickets in the stipulated overs. For West Indies, captain Rovman Powell scored 63 runs in 36 balls and Andre Russell scored 37 runs in 16 balls. In the end, Jason Holder scored unbeaten 28 runs in 16 balls. However, all these could only reduce the margin of defeat.
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