Matthew Wade’s Century Recorded as Fastest Century In List A Cricket

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Matthew Wade's Century Recorded as Fastest Century In List A Cricket
Matthew Wade's Century Recorded as Fastest Century In List A Cricket

The Australia wicketkeeper-batsman Matthew Wade is trying hard to get back to his place in the team. His second century for Austalia A tour of England which was a historic one.

He started the tour with 117 runs in 67 balls in a 6 wickets win over Northamptonshire. He made his career-best score of 155 against Derbyshire which made his team score 284 with three wickets in just 35.2 overs. He made 155 in 77 deliveries with 14 fours and 11sixes. He made the half-century in just 20 deliveries.

In his second century, he made 150 in List A cricket in 68 balls stands as the second person in making fastest 150 after AB de Villiers who made it in just 64 deliveries.

Matthew Wade’s 45 ball century is the fastest ever century in List A cricket by an Australian. He also made 49 ball century for Nottinghamshire against Somerset in 2009 at Trent Bridge. In the 1st unofficial ODI, he made 52 balls century which was recorded as the fourth fastest century. Glenn Maxwell’s made century in 51 balls against Sri Lanka is 3rd in the list.

“I’m happy with the way I’m striking the ball, that’s for sure Any time you can go out and get a hundred is nice. To strike it like that in the first two games is certainly satisfying. I know that I can improve in areas of my game. Any attack that I’ve come across in the short formats over the last 12 or 18 months, I’ve been pretty positive. I know that if I’m positive in the mind I’ll certainly perform at my best rather than just looking to get in and build an innings. That probably hasn’t worked for me over a period of time now.” – Wade said.

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