Maxwell Blazes Century, Equals Rohit Sharma’s T20I Record

Big Show Lives Up to Name: Maxwell Blazes Century, Equals Rohit Sharma’s T20I Record

Australia’s Glenn Maxwell stole the show in the second T20I against West Indies, smashing a blistering century to equal Rohit Sharma’s record for most hundreds in the format.

Maxwell Unleashes Fury, Powers Australia to Mammoth Total

With Australia wobbling at 34/2, Maxwell walked in and immediately stamped his authority. A top-edged hook was a lucky escape, but soon, the sixes started flowing. He launched Akeal Hosein for a massive hit in the eighth over, followed by three more sixes and four fours in quick succession.

His fifty came off just 25 balls, and 25 balls later, he brought up a magnificent century, propelling Australia past 200 with ease. The carnage continued till the final over, where he finished with 120* off 55 balls, laced with eight sixes and 12 fours.

Australia’s Highest T20I Total Against West Indies

Maxwell’s innings not only equaled Rohit Sharma’s record for most T20I hundreds (5) but also helped Australia post their highest ever total against West Indies in T20Is (241/4). This dominant display puts them in a strong position to clinch the series.

Key Highlights:

  • Glenn Maxwell scores 120* off 55 balls against West Indies in the 2nd T20I.
  • His innings equals Rohit Sharma’s record for most T20I hundreds (5).
  • Australia post their highest ever T20I total against West Indies (241/4).

FAQs:

1. How many sixes did Maxwell hit in his century?

  • He hit a total of 8 sixes in his innings.

2. What was Maxwell’s strike rate in his innings?

  • His strike rate was a staggering 218.18.
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3. Who is the leading run scorer in T20Is?

  • Rohit Sharma holds the record for most runs in T20Is with 3827 runs.

4. What is the highest individual score in T20Is?

  • The highest individual score in T20Is is 172, scored by Chris Gayle for West Indies.

5. When is the next T20I between Australia and West Indies?

  • The third and final T20I between Australia and West Indies will be played on February 14, 2024, in Guwahati, India.

 

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