ODI WORLD CUP

Malan is ODI history’s fastest batter to reach six hundreds  

Malan

Dawid Malan, the explosive hitter for England, made history in the sport of cricket. Malan displayed his skill’s during England’s commanding performance against Bangladesh. In the seventh game of the tournament, he smashes an astounding 140 runs off just 107 deliveries.

Dawid achieves a great feat

malan now holds the record for becoming the player to reach this milestone in the format. The fastest thanks to this outstanding effort, which represented his sixth century in One Day Internationals. Malan’s amazing batting prowess and consistency allowed him to accomplish this remarkable accomplishment in only 23 innings.

Malan’s accomplishment is all the more impressive given how quickly he’s accumulated his six centuries in ODIs. Needing only 23 innings to surpass players like Pakistan’s Imam-ul-Haq, who needed 27 innings to attain a comparable milestone. Notably, Shubman Gill still holds the record for India’s quickest six ODI hundreds with 35 innings played.

Malan joins the elite group of English centurions in World Cup competition.

As one of just three English hitters to score a century in a World Cup match played on Indian soil, malan also made English cricket history and cemented his place alongside Andrew Strauss and Graham Gooch. He had a stunning 16 fours and five sky-high sixes in his century.

The innings of malan was a textbook in brave batting as he launched his assault alongside Jonny Bairstow (52), putting together a strong opening combination of 115 runs in just 17 overs. But the 36-year-old’s thirst for more runs didn’t end there. He continued to partner with Joe Root (82) in a historic 151-run partnership for the second wicket, paving the way for England to post a staggering total in the scenic Dharamsala.

With this incredible achievement, Malan has joined an elite group of English World Cup centurion players. By joining the likes of Denis Amiss, Graham Gooch, Andrew Strauss, Moeen Ali, Jason Roy, Joe Root, and Jonny Bairstow.

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